Job Opening – Education Assistant (08/2010)

2010 August 23

Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, New York

A full-time position is available in the Education Department as the Education Assistant.  Responsibilities include:

• Assisting with Family Programs registration and administration
• Assisting with weekend family workshops, tours, and events
• Serving as the primary liaison with volunteers
• Ordering and organizing art supplies
• Managing the mailing list, creating reports and monitoring attendance
• Processing payments and invoices for program costs
• Assisting with marketing, outreach and new audience development
• Managing online community for the Kids Website, handling web production, writing blog entries
• Managing database administration for Kids Website
• Research as needed for website
• Assisting the Manager of School, Youth, and Family Programs with special projects and administrative work

Requirements: B.A., background in art history, American studies, and/or museum education.   Strong organizational and communication skills and administrative experience are required.  Experience with online communities and database management is a plus. This job is Tuesday-Saturday, with additional work as necessary.  The successful candidate can juggle multiple projects at once, solve problems quickly and creatively, is extremely detail-oriented, a good writer, can work well in a group, and is enthusiastic and interested in learning more about the field of museum education.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Whitney Museum of American Art
Human Resources Department
945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10021

No calls please.  EOE.

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