Program Assistant: for the Newport Restoration Foundation’s active and growing
education and public programming department. This position assists with developing and
implementing programming for three museum sites as well as other educational programs
Qualifications: At least 1 year experience working with the public in an educational or
customer service capacity required, preferably in a museum setting. Candidate should
possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; be able to organize and manage
multiple details without losing sight of the larger mission; and be flexible, good natured and
self-motivated. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s desired, in education, museum studies,
art history, history, historic preservation, or related field.
Duties: Assist in creating, planning and implementing public programs, events and
interpretive initiatives; conduct tours and educational programs (particularly at Rough
Point); carry out administrative tasks (e.g. manage group tour reservations, scheduling,
clerical work); work as team within the education department to fulfill NRF’s mission.
Part time (25 hours per week). Competitive wage. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send
résumé and cover letter to Human Resources, re: Program Assistant application, Newport
Restoration Foundation, 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is February 17, 2014.