The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Manager of Public Programs. Reporting to the Director of Education and Public Programs, this position is responsible for the development, organization, and implementation of public programs that are inspired by the Morgan’s collection, and exhibitions and which seek to incorporate and engage a broad range of perspectives and voices. The Manager researches and identifies artists, writers, scholars, and others to participate in lectures, symposia, films, readings, workshops, gallery talks, performances and more.
Duties include managing the content and production of public program materials such as concert program notes and descriptive information for the calendar of events, website, and marketing. The Manager coordinates concert and public program logistics and supervises the Public Programs Associate in overseeing program production, ticketing, catering, AV, and artist needs. Additional responsibilities include seeking partnerships with other presenting organizations in order to expand audiences; maintaining budgets; and generating reports.
- Bachelors degree in the arts and humanities, with significant experience in arts management.
- A minimum of five years of job-related experience organizing and managing public programs at another educational and/or cultural institution.
- Experience working with the public and knowledge of audience development methods.
- Experience with both presenting musical and academic public programs preferred.
- Strong and broad knowledge of arts and culture, and the operations and procedures of cultural institutions, especially their public programs.
- Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office; familiarity with applications such as PowerPoint and InDesign and online platforms such as
- Zoom and Eventbrite.
- Extensive organizational skills, including time management, scheduling, and multi-tasking.
- Solid understanding of budgets and fiscal responsibility.
- Excellent management, supervisory, and decision-making skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to work with a wide variety of individuals.
- Able to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends to oversee events.
$50,000–$60,000, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits plan.
Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: PublicProgramsjob@themorgan.org
The Morgan Library & Museum receives many applications and inquiries for employment. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all of them. Due to the high volume of applicants, we can contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs. Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position using the e-mail address indicated above.