Museum Education Coordinator

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Museum Education Coordinator
Job ID 994938
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
$22.13 - $27.66
Museum and Galleries
Reports To
Executive Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Museum Education Coordinator organizes a broad range of initiatives intended to advance institutional priorities in a number of strategic areas including Museum education and outreach. The position develops educational programs, enhances curricular collaborations and arranges lectures, workshops, classes and other related programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and coordinates public engagement programs at the Museum to include classes, workshops, family events and other educational activities
  • Supports curatorial and educational initiatives that complement and support the Museum mission and vision
  • Selects and oversees contracted art education specialists
  • Prepares and provides Museum education internal reports and maintains general reporting records
  • Seeks opportunities within College department to support curricular partnerships
  • Coordinates registration for all classes, camps and special programs
  • Establishes community partnerships to advance outreach and funding opportunities
  • Establishes short term and long term goals and objectives for the department
  • Conducts audience research and evaluates program effectiveness
  • Oversees Museum tours, education interns and docent program
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies or related field or; Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies or related field and four (4) years in museum or art education experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Excellent program development and evaluation skills in Museum education
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a course, effectively present information and respond to art and education related questions from staff as well as the general public
  • Ability to work well with children and families including special needs
  • Ability to define problems using independent judgment and critical thinking, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to display initiative, provide creative solutions, and utilize diplomatic skills with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise, diplomacy and professionalism in all circumstances
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office software and specific computer programs related to area of responsibility
  • Possess excellent organization and communication (both oral and written) skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening, weekend and holiday assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff