The Community Engagement Coordinator works with the Education Programs Manager to better reach and engage diverse community constituents inside and outside the museum, in-person and virtually.
Experience in an educational or museum setting as well as a familiarity with contemporary strategies for engaging diverse audiences is a plus. Superb communication skills and a willingness to tackle new programmatic content are required. Enthusiasm for creating a welcoming, dynamic, and engaging experience at The Printing Museum for all our visitors is a must.
Leads learning activities for the museum which include but are not limited to guided group tours of museum galleries, hands-on creative activities and workshops, virtual tours, and demonstrations.
Plans and implements community engagement events and is responsible for deepening existing and developing new community relationships.
Manages the recruitment, placement, and scheduling of volunteers and docents.
Participates in ongoing training to continue to expand their knowledge of books arts, the museum, and its collection as well as to hone their presentation skills.
Supports the social media engagement efforts of the museum.
Minimum Experience: 1+ years of experience at a museum or historic site as an instructor or guide, or one year of experience teaching at any grade level with a bachelor’s degree in art, history, education, museum studies, or related field; equivalent experience accepted in lieu of education.
Preferred Experience: 2+ years of experience working in an educational or museum setting that required engagement with the public and/or interpretive work.
Familiarity and demonstrated interest in book arts, printing history, art history, communication, or design.
Excellent communication skills; ability to write and speak Spanish desired.
Academic training in a visual art discipline; training in a book arts discipline (printmaking, paper making, bookbinding, letterpress) preferred.
Ability to create art projects in connection with museum exhibits and themes.
A passion for offering a welcoming and dynamic experience for all visitors.
Able to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams), Zoom for virtual programs, and Adobe Creative Suite applications; video editing experience a plus.