Employment Opportunities

Museum Education Department Assistant

We are seeking a motivated team member to join our Education Department staff.  Work schedule to be determined by Department Director and successful candidate but flexibility is a must.  Must be able to work some evenings, nights, weekends, and some holidays, according to departmental need and special event schedules. Currently, this is a Part-time position with the potential to evolve into a Full-time, salaried position.

Responsibilities: 

  • Scheduling and Coordination of guided tours with schools, public, corporations, and event planners.
  • Daily communication with the public and museum Docents/Guides via telephone/email.
  • Support the Education Director with preparation of Docent and Gallery Guide training materials, class sessions and public programs.
  • Ability to work with 100+ volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Promote the Museum’s Docent, school, and public programs.
  • May include work on special projects at the request of the Education Director
  • Work schedule to be determined by Education Director in cooperation with successful candidate.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence to make quick decisions and take immediate action per department policies and training.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, & communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong time management skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects under a deadline and interruptions.
  • BA, BS, BFA Degrees with 3-5 years of administrative experience preferred
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to operate general office and other equipment used for presentations such as LCD Projector, sound system, digital camera, scanner, etc.
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Ability to stand or walk constantly on granite and marble flooring, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must speak, read, and write English; multi-lingual a plus
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must have reliable transportation