Manager of Youth and Family Programs
The Manager of Youth and Family Programs is responsible for the development and operation of the Bruce Museum's youth and family programs.
The candidate possess the following: extensive knowledge of museum practices/ethics and museum education methods; strong interpersonal skills; learns about new exhibition topics quickly; communicates clearly and confidently; thinks positively and creatively; demonstrates interest in art and science topics; has well-developed teamwork skills; works productively in an open-office environment.
Education and Experience requirements are a Master's Degree in museum education, education, museum studies, or a related field; 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in the museum education field particularly in developing and leading programs for youth and family audiences; enthusiasm for working with young children (birth through age 5), school-aged children, and multigenerational audiences; bilingual, Spanish language preferred; prefer previous experience working with Altru by Blackbaud and Imagination Playground.
This position plans, implements, and evaluates all youth and family programs, as well as in-gallery resources; researches content related to the Museum's yearly schedule of 12-16 changing exhibitions and develops relevant content, then trains staff and volunteers in same; develops new programs, particularly related to play-based learning; interacts frequently with the public, museum volunteers, and staff; works closely with marketing to promote and publicize programs; monitors all relevant budgets; supervises a paid intern; teaches school programs and covers front desk operations as needed; acting manager on Sundays. A FT position with hours Sunday-Thursday, 9AM-5PM.
|Deadline||February 15, 2018|
|Date Listed:||February 12, 2018|
|Address||1 Museum Drive|
|Application Instructions||Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Kathleen Holko: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.|