Employment Opportunities

Mission Statement:

The Concord Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary and cultural life. The Museum’s nationally significant collection serves as a catalyst for changing exhibitions, extended classroom learning, dynamic programs and publications relevant to an ever-changing world. Founded in 1886, the Museum is a center of cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world.

 

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Concord Museum.

Public Programs Coordinator

posted November 2018
 
Overview:
The Concord Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary and cultural life. The Museum’s nationally significant collection serves as a catalyst for changing exhibitions, extended classroom learning, dynamic programs and publications relevant to an ever-changing world. Founded in 1886, the Museum is a center of cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world. In 2018, the Museum opened its new Rasmussen Education Center, which will allow the Museum to meet the growing demand for its school and public programs, which serve 17,000 visitors each year.

The Concord Museum is seeking a creative and dynamic full-time Public Programs Coordinator to oversee the development and implementation of all of the Museum’s public programs, tours, and other events. The Public Programs Coordinator reports to the Director of Education and Public Programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Develop, implement, and evaluate public programs for audiences of all ages in order to further the Concord Museum’s mission, in order to encourage both new and repeat visitation.
•    Schedule and coordinate a wide range of annual events for both adults and families, including lectures, concerts, films, special members’ programming, family programs, and other events.
•    Coordinate tours for both the general public and adult groups, including developing content and scheduling programs.
•    Create dynamic new programs related to temporary exhibitions.
•    Schedule part-time interpreter and program staff as needed, and assist the Director of Education and Public Programs with training.
•    Work closely with other departments, including Finance and Operations, Advancement, and Marketing and Public Relations, in order to ensure high visibility of programs and communications with appropriate audiences.
•    Cultivate partnerships and develop programs in collaboration with sites and organizations in Concord and the surrounding area.
•    Track and monitor program expenses and revenue, and compile attendance statistics for programs.
•    Serve as an integral member of the Education Department team, and provide project support to the department as needed.

Skills, Experience, and Education:
B.A. in history, museum studies, education or a related field and a strong interest in American history and/or object-based learning required; M.A. preferred. 2-4 years’ experience developing and implementing programs for diverse audiences, preferably in a historical or cultural institution, preferred. Excellent teaching and communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team, are essential.

This is a full-time position with a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.  Proposals for a reduced hour part-time position with Saturday work essential will be considered.  Availability on evenings, occasional Sundays, and Monday holidays as required.

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to cm1@concordmuseum.org by November 30, 2018, with subject title: Public Programs Coordinator Position.



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Last updated November 8, 2018


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