Public Programs Manager

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

The Wadsworth Atheneum is seeking a Public Programs Manager, whose primary responsibilities are to conceive, implement, market, and evaluate a rigorous and broad range of public programs designed to provide adult and family visitors with meaningful arts experiences directly connected to the museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Programs may include lectures, gallery talks, concerts, art history classes and drawing courses in the galleries. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in Art History, Museum Education or related field; Minimum of two (2) years museum experience preferred; Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice as well as art history; Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have the capacity to work in close cooperation with a wide range of people including museum staff and the community; Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; Ability to manage multiple projects; Budget management skills; Superior writing and editing skills; Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills; Aptitude in MS Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed; Must be able to stand for several consecutive hours to manage programs. Frequent use of stairs required. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, Or Email, (No phone calls please.) Deadline for applications: April 29, 2016, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted on: 03/28/2016