Job Opportunities

The Columbus Museum is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an  Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Community Outreach Coordinator

The Columbus Museum seeks a part-time, temporary outreach coordinator to teach community outreach classes for a wide range of ages and abilities. This position works directly with the Director of Education to schedule, plan, and implement upcoming outreach programming for on-site and off-site audiences. Responsibilities include: Planning art activities that are inspired by the museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions; creating supply lists and prepping materials for each class or workshop; providing instruction for a wide range of ages and abilities.

The Columbus Museum is one of the largest museums in the Southeast.  Its collections include American art, decorative arts, contemporary design, and historical artifacts from the Lower Chattahoochee Valley. The Columbus Museum is also the site of the beautiful Bradley Olmsted Garden, which encompasses approximately three acres of beautifully terraced gardens. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

 

Preferred education and skills

– Minimum of B.A. in art history, art education, history, or related field

– One to two years’ experience in programming at an art museum or similar organization

– Proficiency in Microsoft Word

– Knowledge of current theories and practice in community outreach and engagement

– Attention to detail, excellent organizational and visitor-service skills

– Ability to adapt easily and handle pressure with poise

 

This part time temporary position will go through November 15. The schedule for this position will be 20 hours a week with evenings and weekends as required.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and the names of three references to aedens@columbusmuseum.com.  Position open until filled. The Columbus Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Fingerprint/Background clearance will be conducted at the cost of applicant.

 

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