The Manager of Museum Education Programs is responsible for:
- overseeing and managing Education opportunities at the Museum for Brown University's faculty and student body, including the Museum's Faculty Fellows program,
- organizing and overseeing an active, annual program of lectures and events for the university and the general public,
- managing and developing the Museum's pre-K-12 outreach and engagement programs,
- overseeing staff, interns, volunteers, guards/greeters, and student workers to implement those programs.
The Manager of Museum Education Programs manages the school program budget, writes and/or contributes to writing grants, as needed, to expand the quality or number of the Museum's programs and Education offerings,
The Manager of Museum Education Programs works with the Director and Deputy Director to build collaborations across the University and beyond to strengthen existing programs and develop new ones.
- Required: MA in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field, or a Masters degree in Museum Education with a prior BA in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field.
- Preferred: MA in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field with supplementary degree or certificate in Museum Studies
- 3-5 years professional experience managing a Museum Education program, preferably at a university teaching museum
- Experience writing, receiving, and managing external grants
- Must be comfortable working with and responding to university administrators, faculty, and students on a peer-to-peer basis in order to advance the Museum's programs and agenda and to represent the needs of administrators, faculty and students to the Museum's staff.
- Must be able to interact professionally as a team member within the Museum to help advance its goals, and across the University to present and support ideas and programs, listening and establishing dialogues where different agendas and interests meet, and to build collaborative approaches to advance the Museum's goals.
- Must be able to professionally communicate with external speakers, artists, and others in order to plan programs; and must be able to work with university administrators to effectively implement said programs.
- Must be a proficient public speaker, able to introduce programs and to represent the Museum and University to the public.
- Must have academic competence in anthropology and/or archaeology, and be able to integrate this at a professional level into innovative and engaging museum Education programs.
Background check - Criminal/Educational
Recruiting Start Date:2016-12-10-08:00
Job Posting Title:Manager of Museum Education Programs
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
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