Adult Education Coordinator

Company Name: 

Nordic Heritage Museum

Address: 

3014 NW 67th St
Seattle, WA 98117

Contact Name: 

Human Resources

Phone: 

2067895707 x12

Email: 

hr@nordicmuseum.org

Job Description: 

 

Position Title: Adult Education Coordinator

Department: Curatorial

Reports To: Program Manager

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

 

Position Overview

Create and manage adult educational programming at the Nordic Heritage Museum.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and manage all aspects of adult educational programs, workshops, classes, and receptions, including the Nordic Knitting Conference; Craft School; the Raoul Wallenberg Dinner; and other educational programming as assigned.
  • Research, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate educational programming; manage budgets, resources, communications, and timelines.
  • Respond to proposals for educational programs at the Museum.
  • Develop and manage partnerships with community groups to enhance educational programming.
  • Develop programs, activities, and resources to complement temporary exhibitions with the Chief Curator, Program Manager, and Exhibitions Coordinator.
  • In collaboration with the Public Program Coordinator and Children’s Educator, oversee the Museum’s docent program.
  • Coordinate self-guided and docent-led tours of the Museum for adults.
  • Provide administrative and programmatic support to Program Manager as required.
  • Respond to general inquiries concerning Museum programming.
  • Liaise with development and operations staff to communicate needs in the areas of marketing, volunteer, fund development and facilities support.

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders (staff, volunteers, vendors, customers, etc.).
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, with excellent administrative and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with high energy and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and challenges, take initiative, ask questions, and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Knowledge of Nordic culture and language.
  • Adaptable to changing business situations and environments.
  • Highly professional public presence and strong customer service orientation.

 

Requirements         

  • BA + 3 years relevant experience in Museum education or related field
  • Weekend and evening work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint. Advanced web research skills.
  • Proficient in PC platform
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Ability to lift 35lbs
  • Ability to be seated/standing for extended periods

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. All employees are expected to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

To Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirement via email to HR@nordicmuseum.org Incomplete applications will be not be considered.

 

Application Close Date: Open until filled. No phone calls, please.