Job Opening – Adult Programs Coordinator-Education (9/2009)
REQUIREMENTS: Experience designing public programs, managing budgets, and supervising staff is important. Experience programming, implementing and managing events is essential. Excellent writing, administrative, research, and evaluation skills are necessary. Individual must be a reflective practitioner with a B.A. in art history, history, anthropology, education, visual arts, or a related field. Museum education experience and a familiarity with the local performing and visual arts scene a plus.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates and implements the full roster of adult educational programs that interpret the Museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collections-in particular, the department’s largest and most complex program, Target First Saturdays. Other adult education programs this full-time staff member will coordinate include talks and discussions, art-making workshop, adult courses and master classes, film, music, spoken word, and dance. As key support to Adult Programs Manager, the Coordinator will also help oversee Adult Programs Intern Educators and weekend volunteers.
Duties include various administrative responsibilities for Target First Saturdays, including, but not limited to: tracking income and expenses for programs, especially Target First Saturdays; creating and distributing event logistics; writing program descriptions and creating brochures for the department, booking artists and overseeing artist contracts; serving as the department’s liaison with performers and speakers, including advancing all events to determine technical requirements; reporting tech requirements to the Audio-Visual Department; supervision of film rental contracts and rental returns; house management for events; and writing event reports and tracking attendance at all events and performances.
STARTING DATE: Immediate
WORK SCHEDULE: Tuesday through Saturday / Sunday through Thursday
Regular office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Frequent evening and weekend hours, as necessary.
SALARY: $31,500 plus benefits
TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Adult Programs Department, Education Division, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052 or by fax (718) 501-6129 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants for positions at the Brooklyn Museum are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Immigration and Control Art (1986) requires that all hires be in conformity with the law.