High Museum of Art
Family Programs Assistant (Temporary/Part-time)


Department:                                  Public Programs  

Reports To:                                    Manager of Family Programs

FLSA:                                                Non - Exempt

Employment Status:                  Temporary/Part-time

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Family Programs Assistant supports the work of the Public Programs Department with regard to tools and programs designed for family audiences. This individual represents the Museum during operating hours as a positive front line education presence in the galleries and education spaces with the public. Specific duties outlined below.

 

Work Schedule:

Program Weeks

·       Thursday       9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

·       Friday            Noon – 5 p.m.

·       Saturday        10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

·       Sunday           10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Non-Program Weeks

·       Thursday       9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

·       Friday            10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

·       Saturday        10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

·       Sunday           Noon – 5 p.m.

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Schedule is subject to change.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

·       Responsible for assisting with Second Sundays, Toddler Thursdays, Day After Thanksgiving, and Winter Art Break. Helps establish a positive Museum experience for families through professional and friendly interactions during family programs.

·       Helps establish a positive and welcoming Museum experience for families through professional and friendly interactions.

·       Assists with SmART Box program ordering supplies and serving as the point of contact on high volume days

·       Communicates with artists and other contractors to facilitate supply orders and workshop preparation

·       Responsible for maintaining and stocking family guides, education spaces, nursing room, and classrooms

·       Responsible for checking in volunteers and contractors, explaining/demonstrating duties during programming

·       Develop and submit program copy for website

·       Responsible for tracking and reporting attendance at family programs

·       As needed, assists with the Greene Family Learning Gallery to ensure its tidiness and that all activities are in good working order.

·       Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

·       B.A. in art education, museum studies, or art history preferred

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

·       Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.

·       The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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