Education Coordinator

(Full-time)

The Education Coordinator oversees the Morgan's school programs logistics and assists in the implementation of the Summer Institute for Teachers, professional development workshops, and monthly family programs. Duties include scheduling schools and supervising museum educators and the associated administrative work and operations to ensure the smooth running of the Morgan's school and family programs. Occasional early morning, weekend, and evening availability is expected. The Education Coordinator reports to the Manager of Education Programs with overall supervision by the Director of Education.

 The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Morgan strongly encourages applicants with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and gender equity in programming, outreach, hiring, and collection development.

Responsibilities: 
  • Assists in the recruitment of and supervises educators
  • Manages school program calendar
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises Education Department intern
  • Maintains school program statistics for departmental and institutional reports
  • Guides teachers in their choice of the Morgan programs that best fit their curriculum
  • Prepares school material and confirmations to be sent to teachers
  • Interfaces with Facilities staff to coordinate room setup for School and Family programs
  • Researches and maintains school and family program supplies
  • Assists in developing school and family program budgets, contracts, and agreements for classes and workshops
  • Coordinates the distribution of exhibition materials to the educators
  • Leads school groups as needed
  • Develops exhibition programming with Education team
  • Represents the Morgan at professional conferences, meetings, and in schools
  • Applies and interprets Morgan policies and procedures
Qualifications: 
  • B.A. degree in art history, museum education, or liberal arts
  • A minimum of two years experience working in a museum or library setting; group scheduling preferred
  • Classroom teaching and museum education experience recommended; knowledge of  NYC Department of Education preferred
  • Strong research, writing, and communication skills in order to liaise with teachers, students, professional staff, and the general public
  • Excellent attention to detail, administrative and organizational ability required;  proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Windows XP, Word and Excel), Google Drive, and familiarity with both MAC and PC platforms essential
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and be a flexible team player
  • Ability to stand for a few hours at a time, as well as moderate lifting and moving of materials as it relates to the preparation and breakdown of various school program set-ups
Compensation: 

Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail, cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:

Human Resources
educationjob@themorgan.org
 
Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex (including gender expression), national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, marital status or domestic violence victim status.