Community Engagement Coordinator

The Printing Museum

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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.

Requirements
  • 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.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references combined into one PDF file.

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Posted on September 12