Employment Opportunities

Education Program Coordinator
Museum of the Moving Image seeks a well-spoken, outgoing, and detail-oriented individual with strong administrative skills to join its Education department as Education Program Coordinator. The Education Program Coordinator provides crucial support for the Museum’s programs for middle- and high-school students, teachers, children, teens, and seniors, as well as for its group sales and special events functions. This is a full-time exempt position. The Education Program Coordinator works Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Qualified candidates should possess demonstrated abilities as an administrator; previous experience working with young people; an interest in museum education; customer service experience; and excellent communication skills.

The Education Program Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director for Education and Visitor Experience. Responsibilities include:
  • Respond to phone and email inquiries regarding group visits and education programs;
  • Book, invoice, and track and process deposits and payments for group visits, birthday parties, and special events;
  • Interact with students, teachers, and the general public at group check-in and within the Museum’s galleries;
  • Lead group tours, screening programs, workshops, and classes;
  • Engage in outreach to schools, educational organizations, camps, senior centers, local businesses, tour companies, and other similar organizations;
  • Assist in training and supervising the Museum’s team of Educators and volunteers;
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

  • B.A. required, advanced degree in Museum Studies, Education, Film/Media Studies, or a related field a plus;
  • Previous administrative experience required;
  • Strong interest in museums and museum education;
  • Energetic, flexible attitude; strong written and verbal communication skills; and a commitment to providing programs of the highest quality.

Start date for this position is on or around September 15, 2014.

To apply please submit cover letter and resume as PDFs to educationhr@movingimage.us. Include “Education Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Please: No faxes or phone calls.

The Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Museum Educator
The Museum seeks well-spoken and outgoing individuals with excellent customer service skills, who enjoy working with children and teens, 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 including guided tours, workshops, and screening programs to student groups of all needs and abilities, grades 4 through college, as well as adults and senior citizens.
  • Provide excellent customer service and ensure a positive museum-going experiences for all visitors.
  • Facilitiate weekend/holiday family workshops and Moving Image Studio (drop-in workshop) activities.
  • Facilitate birthday parties for children.
  • Attend regular meetings of the Education department.
  • Additional responsibilities may include assisting Museum instructors with after-school courses, both on-site and off-site; assisting at special events; and serving as a Museum representative for various off-site activities as needed.
  • 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
  • Previous experience with object-based and inquiry-based learning is a plus
  • A friendly, courteous, and visitor-focused demeanor
  • Working knowledge of film/media history and/or film/video production, animation, or digital media production a plus
  • Available a minimum of two weekday mornings (Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Friday) per week

To apply please submit the following documents as PDFs to educationhr@movingimage.us with “Museum Educator” as the subject.

  1. A cover letter, indicating days/times of availability.
  2. A resume.
Deadline: Applications must be received by August 15, 2014

Review of applications will begin on August 15. The Museum is unable to confirm the receipt or provide an update regarding the status of individual applications. The start date is on or around October 1.

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.