Programming Coordinator | Abilene, TX

Posted By: Emmy Laursen Classified Job Listing ,

Position: Programming Coordinator

 

Job Description:

The Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas seeks a creative, self-motivated, and organized Education Programing Coordinator. The main areas of focus are programs for adults and families every Thursday evening, guiding school tours and helping visitors in Spark, teach distance-learning programs, and help develop educational print/video materials.

 

Salary Range: $36,000-$40,000 plus benefits

 

Responsibilities:

  • To prepare and implement programs and workshops consistent with the overall museum goals.
  • Organize adult events such as (lectures, hands-on activities, educator workshops, and classes) in art and history under the direction of the Director of Education.
  • Program Thursday night activities for family and adult audiences (including adult art classes and family festivals).
  • Assist with leading tours, classes, and workshops in the education classroom.
  • Work with the Director of Marketing on marketing related to programming.
  • Help create and teach distance-learning programing for schools around Texas and the Nation.
  • Work with Director of Education to create gallery interactives including videos and maintain during the exhibit.
  • Oversee weekly staff programming meetings.
  • Attend exhibition openings, Museum fundraisers, and special events.
  • Represent the Museum in the community.
  • Work schedule varies depending on programming needs. Will involve Thursday evenings and some Saturdays.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field
  • Excellent writing, public speaking, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates a good knowledge of standard museum procedures
  • Demonstrates ability to plan, organize and coordinate innovative programs
  • Demonstrates attention to details, can perform multiple tasks at once and perform with deadlines.
  • Willing to work autonomously or with a team
  • Experience working with adult and family audiences is preferred.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends

 

Resume and Cover Letter may be emailed to:

educator@thegracemuseum.org