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Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Outreach, this position manages student visits to the Museum of Jewish Heritage and oversees outreach and scheduling of non-student group visits to the Museum.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees either directly or indirectly through management of staff preparing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on all aspects of group tour reservations for adult and student groups, including communication with tour organizers
  • Cultivating relationships with adult-oriented groups and organizations
  • Assigning and supervising adult tours and programs as well as weekly walk-up tours, greeting, and directing floor traffic in the galleries
  • Overseeing welcoming groups upon arrival, providing required information about security and logistics, disseminating audio equipment, communicating with educators to organize group tour sections, and audio equipment maintenance
  • Overseeing safe storage of group belongings, providing adult groups with stickers, updating Altru with accurate arrival figures throughout the day
  • Reserving and preparing rooms for group tour use pre-arrival, creating necessary signage, ensuring adequate staff backup assistance throughout the day
  • Confirming tour and lesson details with group organizers
  • Representing the Education Department to visitors, volunteers, and colleagues, working closely with colleagues in the Visitor Services Department, working collaboratively with other Museum departments frequently and as needed
  • Maintaining the Educator scheduling app for accuracy
  • Developing and maintaining a budget in coordination with the Director of Education & Outreach
  • Other responsibilities include booking group tours and lessons, leading tours for group visitors as needed, providing administrative support for the Education Department, and other duties as assigned.

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 preferred

Position Details

  • Reports to: Director of Education and Outreach
  • Manages Gallery Education Coordinator position
  • Salary compensation range $55,000 – $65,000 with generous benefits
  • 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 their resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@mjhnyc.org