Exhibitions Assistant Project Manager - 9/11 Memorial & Museum
The Exhibitions Assistant Project Manager contributes project management support to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s ongoing and upcoming physical and digital exhibitions, which chronicle the events of 9/11 and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the historical context of the attacks, and their ongoing legacy. Under the supervision of the Exhibitions Project Manager, the Exhibitions Assistant Project Manager helps coordinate schedules, budgets, contracts, licensing, approval processes, communication within and among departments and external vendors, and other efforts. They also contribute to project coordination of other departmental and institutional initiatives, such as temporary and traveling installations. In addition, the Exhibitions Assistant Project Manager will work with their supervisor to develop best practices and processes for project management that can be documented, regularly assessed, and applied across projects. This is a full-time position.
Provide project management to ongoing and upcoming special exhibitions, temporary installations, traveling installations, and other digital and physical exhibition projects.
Draft and/or review schedules, budgets, meeting agendas, tracking documents, and other materials.
Help produce and document standards and processes for project management best practices applicable across a range of projects.
Develop deliverables for staff, designers, fabricators, media producers, and other external vendors.
Coordinate communication within and among internal departments and external consultants, including arranging meetings, circulating notes, and managing approval processes.
Contribute to long-term strategic and programmatic planning.
Support other exhibition development, curatorial research, administrative, and project management responsibilities as assigned.
Undergraduate degree in liberal arts, humanities, social sciences, library sciences, museum studies, project management, or related field preferred
At least one year of general office experience and previous museum experience preferred
Excellent communication, research, and organizational skills, with ability to recall information and juggle multiple tasks and factors
Methodical and attentive to detail
Project management experience a plus
Experience with database management and entry preferred
Familiarity with range of computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite
General knowledge of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 events helpful
This job description is a descriptive list of the responsibilities and qualifications associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees are expected to also perform other business- related duties as assigned by the supervisor or other management.
The organization reserves the right to change, modify, or reassign job responsibilities, duties and scheduled work hours as per business needs.
This document is a communication tool and not intended as a written or implied contract of employment.
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