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Public Programs Coordinator (Arts and Museum Admin) - MIT, Cambridge MA
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|Public Programs Coordinator (Arts and Museum Admin) - MIT, Cambridge MA|
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|Title: Public Programs Coordinator|
Req Number: mit-00009473
FT/PT: Full Time
Employment / Payroll Category: Administrative
PUBLIC PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, MIT Museum, to join a team that produces educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae, and community organizations. Will work with the team to identify, develop, and deliver program opportunities for general, family, and adult audiences; and with Museum staff, faculty, alumni/ae, students, and volunteers on content development and delivery of programs. Responsibilities include strategically building relationships with MIT student groups, faculty, and alumni/ae; keeping current on MIT research, activities, and events; helping organize large-scale annual events and weekly programs; designing and overseeing development of hands-on interactive components for on-gallery visitor experiences; contributing well-researched, innovative ideas for development of new programmatic spaces; assisting with volunteer recruitment, training, and assessment; assisting with promotion and implementation of programs for middle and high school students and youth and community organizations; and contributing to research (e.g., based on evaluation) on informal science communication in museums; and other duties as assigned. Will report to the director of education and public programs.
A complete description is available at http://web.mit.edu/museum/about/work.html.
REQUIREMENTS an undergraduate degree; comfort with scientific/technological literacy; a minimum of one year of experience in informal science education and program delivery to general, family, and adult audiences; enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in engineering, art, and technology; practical skills in mechanical, electrical, or electronic model-making; initiative; and excellent written, oral, research, Web, organizational, and interpersonal skills. A degree in a science, technology, or engineering field preferred; as is familiarity with audience evaluation and bilingual facility. MIT-00009473-N
Must be able to work a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, school vacation weeks, and occasional evenings.
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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
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North Adams, MA 01247-4100