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The Associate Manager of School Outreach ensures the Museum of Jewish Heritage grows its educational outreach by building relationships with schools and scheduling student group visits to the Museum. The Associate Manager is a key member of the Education team, who works under the supervision of the Education Outreach Manager and oversees the Gallery Education Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the preparation, implementation, evaluation, and reporting on all aspects of tour reservations for student groups, including communication with tour organizers.
  • Cultivating relationships with schools and school organizations, conducting outreach to new schools, and maintaining ongoing relationships.
  • Evaluating scheduling structure and improving as needed to increase student visits throughout the year, including proposing new frameworks to optimize the number of tours across the calendar.
  • Welcome groups upon arrival, including providing required information about security and logistics, disseminating audio equipment as needed, communicating with educators to organize group tour sections, and ensuring the safe storage of group belongings.
  • Reserve and prepare rooms for group tour use pre-arrival, creating necessary signage, and ensuring adequate staff backup assistance throughout the day.
  • Oversee tour confirmations with group organizers one week prior to the tour or lesson and actual group numbers prior to the day of the tour or lesson.
  • Represent the Education Department to visitors, volunteers, and colleagues, working closely with colleagues in the Visitor Services Department, and working collaboratively with other Museum departments frequently and as needed.
  • Maintain the Educator scheduling app for accuracy as needed.
  • Develop and maintain the program budget in coordination with supervisor.
  • Assist with other responsibilities as needed, including administrative assistance in booking group tours and lessons, providing administrative support for the Education Department along with other Education Department staff members, and other duties as assigned.
  • Leading the Education department’s tours and programs.
  • Manages the Gallery Education Coordinator.

Requirements:

  • BA in Judaic Studies, History, Holocaust Studies, Museum Education, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years’ work experience in formal education or museum education preferred.
  • Excellent teaching, organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Jewish history and practice.

Position Details:

  • Reports to the Education Outreach Manager.
  • Manages Gallery Education Coordinator position.
  • Salary: $42,500 – $48,000 with benefits.
  • Full-time, 40 hours a week.
  • The successful candidate will expect to work onsite. (Limited/occasional telecommuting arrangements may be considered.)

The Museum of Jewish Heritage is an equal-opportunity employer. As a cultural institution that teaches about the dangers of intolerance, the Museum is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion in its hiring practices.

For consideration, qualified candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@mjhnyc.org