Employment Opportunities

Program Coordinator


Posted: November 14, 2017, 4:04 pm


Full-time Program Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Audience Engagement

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator is a full-time position providing logistical and organizational support for year-round, intergenerational and multicultural programs , both on and off site; participates in organizing and implementing community events and festivals; and assists with evaluating these programs.

Responsibilities:

-Collaborates with Education staff in program design and works with colleagues throughout the Museum to plan the logistics and coordination of internal communications for each program;
-Maintains programming calendar, produces program materials, assesses audio-visual, equipment and set-up needs;
-Serves as liaison between the Museum and external program partners;
-Manages program day logistics;
-Facilitates programs and leads group tours;
-Tracks and reports program attendance and coordinates program evaluations;
-Represents the Museum at community events and festivals;
-Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a humanities discipline
-Quick learner with a positive, energetic, can-do disposition
-Experience self-managing complex tasks with attention to detail and communication while under time pressure
-Clear verbal and writing skills. Comfort with and aptitude for working with a diversity of people from different cultural backgrounds and life experiences
-Flexible working hours
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or Google applications

Other highly desirable skills, experiences and knowledge to be considered:

-Bi- or multilingual, especially Spanish
-Experience working in a museum and/or museum studies coursework
-Experience in an informal education setting and/or coursework
-Public history coursework
-Experience with educational technology, databases and/or media production
-Experience with community organizing and/or service, or extensive connections to communities in Charlotte
-Experience gathering and synthesizing customer research data

To Apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest to Dan Spock: dspock@museumofthenewsouth.org
Please use “Program Coordinator Application” in the subject line of your email.
Applications accepted through December 15, 2017