PUBLIC PROGRAMS DEVELOPER
Duties: Under the supervision of the Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs, the Public Programs Developer supports the pubic programs strategic planning efforts for a re-envisioned Penn Museum. The position works collaboratively with public programming staff to create, coordinate, and deliver high-quality new programs to broad and diverse audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The Public Programs Developer collaborates with public programs staff, curators, artists, performers, community members, and other participants to design a new public program roster for the future Penn Museum. These will be engaging, innovative, thought-provoking experiences that, at times, build relationships with community organizations, both inside and outside of the campus community. The position is responsible for developing evaluation strategies for public programs, providing administrative support for the department, and contributes to and participates in the development of the strategic plan for public programs, including creating a business model for the department. This is an 18-month position. Renewal dependent upon funding.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a focus on theater, writing, filmmaking, museum studies, event planning, or similar discipline required plus 3 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated success in producing public events, museum programs, public programming or other directly relevant programming. Knowledge of contemporary practices and trends in engaging the public through creative and innovative practice. Proven experience in cultivating relationships, collaborations, and partnerships with regional, national, and international communities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface effectively and diplomatically with internal and external constituents including faculty, staff, and community leaders. Ability to multitask is essential as are excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, as needed.
Reference Number: 26-26533
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: University Museum
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration