Senior Manager, Museum Education – Simon Wiesenthal Center, Inc – Los Angeles

ESSENTAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Direct oversight of all youth education programs of the Museum of Tolerance
· Supervises, manages and mentors volunteer and paid tour guides, program assistants, group reservations and other front line staff
· In conjunction with the Director, Museum Operations and Experience, MOT senior staff and faculty, develops content for school tours, education programs and trainings
· Promotes and monitors educational content that reflects the diversity of the Museum’s collection and community
· Works with staff to expand scope of outreach possibilities and accessibility
· Leads regular Education Department meetings and trainings
· Makes public presentations introducing and promoting the Museum’s Education programs
· Monitors and reports on Museum grant obligations
· Liaises with community organizations, non-profits, schools, colleges and universities
· Other job related duties and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate by the Director, Museum Operations and Experience

YOU WILL BE A GREAT FIT FOR US IF YOU HAVE:
· Minimum five years’ experience in museum education and curriculum design
· Minimum five years’ of direct experience managing department and supervising staff
· Outstanding communication, team building and leadership skills
· Highly motivated, shows initiative, and the ability to problem solve
· Ability to prioritize and multi-task; think creatively and strategically
· Ability to communicate effectively in public
· Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
· High degree of flexibility, can adapt easily to changing environments and tasks
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
· Excellent IT and research skills
· Advanced degree in Museum Education, Art History or related field preferred but not required

40 hours/week; Monday – Friday, (occasional evenings and Sundays)
Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply.

Benefits
Generous benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance.

To apply:
Please email cover letter and resumé to hr@wiesenthal.com with the subject line “Senior Manager, Museum Education”. No phone calls please.

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