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Program Coordinator

JOB CODE: 2321
JOB LEVEL: 10
JOB FAMILY: 28
REQUISITION NUMBER: 401510792

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY

Assist the Director of the Museum of Art by performing a variety of administrative duties.

WORK PERFORMED

  • Assist the Director of the Museum of Art in such duties as may be assigned or delegated to implement services designed to meet the needs of all constituents of the museum.
  • Arrange for and schedule appointments for Director of the Museum of Art; supervise the preparation of materials for meetings; coordinate appointments, meetings and speaking engagements. Maintain the Director’s calendar.
  • Arrange for and schedule business travel arrangements for the Director of the Museum of Art.
  • Help plan and coordinate visits to the museum of distinguished guests, including the museum Board of Visitors. Ensure appropriate officials and administrators are notified of visits; help plan and coordinate the preparation of such events as necessary.
  • Assist the Director of the Museum of Art in the timely management of all communications, both written and via telephone with a variety of constituents; writing drafts for director, compose letters and statements independently requiring interpretation and application of University and museum policies.
  • Assist the director by utilizing the University Development database program to extract information on donors and special friends to the museum.
  • Maintain liaison with all levels of administration and faculty to coordinate and resolve problems and issues relative to museum activities, academic, and administrative matters of an internal and external nature.
  • Coordinate the work of designated employees, reviewing completed work for adherence to instructions and correctness.
  • Background in the arts preferred.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a full high school education plus four years post-secondary education in a business-related field.

EXPERIENCE
Work requires four years related office, business or administrative experience to become familiar with general office practices and the coordination of major office activities. A bachelor’s degree in a business related field may be substituted for 2 years of experience.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

REQUISITION NUMBER: 401510792

Cover letter and resume required. Candidates must apply to: https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply


Teen Program Educator

JOB CODE: 313
JOB FAMILY LEVEL: 08
REQUISITION NUMBER: 401511658

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY

The Teen Program Educator reports directly to the Manager of Public Programs. The Nasher Teen Council is a more dedicated group of students who meet every two weeks and connect deeply with the museum through time with staff, interactions with local artists, time in the galleries, and time spent making art. The Nasher Teens is now a broader offering of monthly workshops that allow for a larger number of teen students to participate in museum programs. The Teen Program Educator will be responsible for all aspects of the Nasher Teen Council. The Teen Program Educator will also work closely with the Educator for K-12 and Family Programs on the planning and execution of the Nasher Teen workshops.

WORK PERFORMED

Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Design an annual project-based program for the Nasher Teen Council
  • Promote the Nasher Teen Council program to all Durham Public Schools high schools and other areas high schools as appropriate
  • Manage the application process for Nasher Teen Council members
  • Schedule, attend, and record Nasher Teen Council meetings
  • Communicate effectively and often with Nasher Teen Council members and parents, as well as partner schools and administrators
  • Coordinate evaluation of Nasher Teen Council to gather and analyze data for museum planning, as well as reporting to individual donors and grant organizations
  • Coordinate programs with local artists, Nasher staff, and other guest participants
  • • Work with the Educator for K-12 and Family Programs on general Nasher Teen programs
  • Background in the arts preferred.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Administrative duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform all administrative duties for Nasher Teen Council
  • Assist in creating and managing the budget for Nasher Teen Council
  • Participate in donor proposals and conversations for program-related funding
  • Work with PR department to promote program through the website, e-newsletter, social media, and printed materials

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to act professionally with diverse audiences and partner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously, excellent organizational skills
  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Ability to meet deadlines while multitasking, excellent ability to prioritize

Candidate with the following strongly preferred:

  • A valid NC driver’s license
  • MA or MAT degree in Museum Education
  • 2-4 years experience in a related field, museum experience and working with teens
  • Schedule, attend, and record Nasher Teen Council meetings

REQUISITION NUMBER: 401511658

Cover letter and resume required. Candidates must apply to: https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply


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