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Program Coordinator, Alice T. Miner Museum, Chazy NY

09 Feb 2017 1:51 PM | Ellen Adams

Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

Alice T. Miner Museum

Chazy, New York

Description: The program coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of educational and cultural programs at the Alice T. Miner Museum and at off-site locations. The coordinator will work with schools, community organizations, and other historic/cultural institutions in the region to create programming that draws diverse audiences to the museum and helps strengthen the museum’s position as a center for community activity.

Duties:

  • Researches, develops, schedules, and presents programs for adults and children, on- and off-site
  • Publicizes and promotes events using social media and other outlets
  • Maintains a calendar of events and communicates with local media and tourism promotion organizations
  • Conducts tours of the museum for individuals and groups
  • Assists the Director/Curator in training and supervising volunteers
  • Assists the Director/Curator with other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in history, public history, education, or other related field
  • Experience in public programming at a museum, historic site, or similar venue
  • Knowledge of general philosophy, principles, and practices of history museums
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with organizations, volunteers, and the public

About the Alice T. Miner Museum: Opened in 1924, the Alice T. Miner Museum holds a collection of furniture, textiles, ceramics and other decorative arts, books, manuscripts, and more, reflecting Alice Miner’s engagement in the Colonial Revival movement of the early 20th century. The museum also presents and interprets material related to Alice and William Miner’s life and philanthropic work in the North Country. Visit minermuseum.org for more information.

Direct applications and inquiries to Ellen Adams, Director/Curator, director@minermuseum.org

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