- Summer Media Camp Instructor
- Visitor Services Associate Manager
- Museum Educator
- Collaborate on the curriculum development for all sessions
- Develop comprehensive lesson plans for each day of Summer Media Camp, to be approved by the Deputy Director for Education & Visitor Experience
- Teach all program sessions with assistance from a Museum Educator
- Ensure smooth operation of camp activities (such as lunch and outdoor play time) and safety of fifteen campers
- Maintain clean and orderly workspace and materials
- Prepare and present campers’ work at culminating event
- Undergraduate degree in related field. Graduate degree preferred
- Working knowledge of relevant equipment and software
- Experience teaching upper elementary school and middle school students
- Experience teaching in summer, after school, or other informal learning environments is a plus
- Must be available for dates and times as outlined
Summer Media Camp Instructor
Museum of the Moving Image seeks well-spoken, outgoing instructors to teach week-long courses as part of the Museum’s Summer Media Camp. Subjects include movie-making, 2D stop motion animation, claymation, and video game design. There are several positions to be filled; applicants may apply to teach multiple weeks based on subject area expertise. Programs run July 7th of subject areas by week is included below. Campers range in age from 8 to 13 years, and may be broken down into smaller groups based on age depending on the week, subject, and location. Summer Media Camp meets Monday through Friday, either onsite at the Museum or offsite at a partnering site in Brooklyn. Instructors are responsible for developing daily lesson plans and activities based upon the Museum’s curriculum. This is a temporary non-exempt position. Summer Media Camp Instructors report to the Deputy Director for Education & Visitor Experience.
Week Subject Program Details:
July 7-11: Video Game Design 1 section, offsite/Brooklyn
July 14-18: 2-D Stop Motion Animation 1 section, offsite/Brooklyn
July 21-25: 2-D Stop Motion Animation 1 section, offsite/Brooklyn
July 28-August 1: Video Game Design 1 section, offsite/Brooklyn
July 28-August 1: Movie-making 2 sections, onsite
August 4-8: Video Game Design 2 sections, onsite
August 11-15: Video Game Design 2 sections, onsite
August 18-22: 2-D Stop Motion Animation 2 sections, onsite
August 25-29: Claymation 2 sections, onsite
To apply please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Summer Media Camp Instructor” as the subject. Please indicate which subject(s) you are applying for. Please indicate which subject(s) and/or week(s) you are applying for. Review of applications will begin on March 31st.
No phone call or faxes please.
The Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Visitor Services Associate Manager
Museum of the Moving Image seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with strong customer service, management, and administrative skills and a commitment to fostering a museum experience of the highest possible quality to join its Visitor Services Department.
The Visitor Services Associate Manager is responsible for managing the Museum entry and exit experience, including the communication of information regarding exhibitions, programs, and ticketing; the day-to-day activities and operations of the admissions desk and all associated administrative duties; interdepartmental communication with program, membership, administrative, and operations staff; and the ongoing training and support of admissions and ticketing staff in collaboration with the department’s Director. The Associate Manager supervises part-time visitor services personnel while ensuring the smooth operation of all admissions, store, and visitor experience functions.
The Visitor Services Associate Manager is an exempt position, reporting to the Director of Guest Services.
- Lead the day-to-day operations of admission sales with a focus on efficiency and providing excellent, informed, and welcoming customer service to Museum visitors.
- Oversee daily register counts, appropriate paperwork, and opening/closing procedures.
- Provide support for all areas of the visitor services department: admissions, coat-check, café, and store.
- Ensure visitor services staff is well-informed about exhibitions, programs and special events, as well as the Museum’s facilities and policies.
- Coordinate and resolve all customer service issues and troubleshoot ticketing and audience issues as they arise.
- Supervise Associates, volunteers, and interns. Provide training as required.
- Maintain and analyze attendance statistics and prepare regular reports, collaborating with administrative and program staff to ensure data collection and reporting align with Museum needs.
- Coordinate communication amongst admissions desk, program, AV, and operations staff to support regular Museum screenings and special events.
- Partner with membership, development, and other support staff to cultivate the Museum’s membership program while providing quality customer service to existing members.
- Work in collaboration with other Museum departments and outside vendors as required. Maintain admissions desk supplies.
- Work with department’s Director to ensure reliable operability of the admissions processes, software, and hardware to facilitate ticketing and reporting needs.
- Other administrative and operational duties as assigned.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
- Safety & security: All MMI employees are required to adhere to all museum safety and security standards.
- Attendance & Appearance: All MMI employees are required to adhere to the standard operating procedures regarding attendance and dress code policies as it relates to individual job functionality.
- Museum Team Partnership: All MMI employees are focused on supporting each other in an effort to complete our mission.
- Physical Demands & Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To apply submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
No faxes or phone calls please.
Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
The Museum seeks well-spoken and outgoing individuals, who enjoy working with adolescents, to join its Education department. Museum Educators work between 8-20 hours per week from Wednesday to Sunday, mornings and afternoons. Hours are flexible, and may vary from week to week. This is a temporary non-exempt position. Museum Educators report to the Deputy Director for Education and Visitor Experience.
- Deliver education programs to student groups of all needs and abilities, grades 4 through college, as well as adults and senior citizens
- Provide gallery talks and demonstrations to the public
- Facilitate birthday parties for children
- Attend regular meetings of the Education department
- Other administrative duties as assigned
- Undergraduate work or degree in film, media studies, history, education, or related field
- Previous experience working with young people strongly preferred
- Graduate work and background preferred
- Working knowledge of film/video production, animation, or digital media production a plus
To apply please submit the following documents as PDFs to firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com with “Museum Educator” as the subject.
- A cover letter, indicating days/times of availability.
- A resume.