The Learning and Engagement team at the Denver Art Museum is looking for an individual to coordinate the current and future live programming for family visitors inspired by the Denver Art Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. In order to best serve our current and future audience, we strive to maximize the diversity, equity, and inclusiveness of our organization. Candidates committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence are encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate live programs, including: Create-n-Takes, Family Museum Theater, Create Playdate, Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives, Cuentos, Break Weeks, all Classes for Kids, intergenerational programming, and purchased art experiences
  • Maintain Tuesday to Saturday work schedule to coordinate weekend programming, including support of Program Facilitators and interns
  • Work with Studio and Artists Programs to schedule all trainings and shifts of Program Facilitators and co-coordinate monthly trainings
  • Coordinate intern team, including hiring, scheduling, and trainings with Coordinator of Family and Community Programs
  • Coordinate weekly volunteer family program prep days, including scheduling and training
  • Contribute to all family collateral pieces
  • Support installed programs, including keeping all Learning and Engagement spaces stocked, maintained, and tidy when needed
  • Work with Manager of Family and Community programs to support the development and take on eventual coordination of future programming for families in the revitalized North building (including all kids break week and day classes, intergenerational programming, and purchased art experiences)
  • Interface with Events, Security and Facilities, Visitor Services, Communications, and Exhibition departments to ensure implementation of family programs.
  • Support on formal and informal evaluation studies of current and future programs to gather feedback from artists, visitors, and community.
  • Work with Manager to implement budget across program areas including maintaining supply inventory and budget
  • Work collaboratively across the Learning and Engagement department to deliver superior visitor experiences:
    • Support supervision of Break Week programming in collaboration with Studio and Artists programs
    • Supervise interns, including task delegation, scheduling and trainings
    • Represent Family and Community programs at frontline meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill And Ability

  • Spanish speaking skills, preferred
  • Highly organized, independent, thoughtful, and a self-reliant
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Computer literate (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Education or Formal Training

  • BA required, MA in museum education, Art History, or related field preferred


  • 2-3 years working in a museum environment
  • Experience working with a variety of museum audiences, some experiences with family audiences necessary
  • Experience with evaluation

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • Telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, digital recorders, transcribing equipment, art supplies

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • One weekend day required
  • Sitting, working with hands, working with fingers, talking, hearing, vision
  • Subject to interruptions
  • May require some light lifting occasionally
  • Mental demands: written and oral comprehension, spatial orientation, memorization, mathematical reasoning