Program Coordinator - J. Paul Getty Museum
The Education Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a limited term, part time employee to coordinate their school partnership program. The Program Coordinator works closely with a team of educators under supervision of the Education Specialist for School Communities. Together, this team designs and implements arts programming for and with a partner charter school network, including programs with students, teachers, administrators, and families.
Part time schedule must conform to the charter school calendar and include at least an 8 hour day on Wednesday plus one other 8 hour day. Remaining weekly hours are flexible. This position, along with the partnership team, leads approximately 6 weekend and evening events per year.
Major Job Responsibilities
Manages program statistics and assists Education Specialist with tracking the project budget;
Researches trends in classroom and museum education;
With the help of program team, develops Arts Integrated lesson components and curricular materials;
Thinks creatively about the Getty Collection, and how it best applies to a variety of audiences, including Visual and Performing Arts Teachers, Classroom Teachers, K-12 Students, and Family/ Community members, especially novice museum visitors;
Assists in administration of contracts, interacts with procurement and finance;
Under the guidance of the Education Specialist, leads specific aspects of program, which may include Professional Development Teacher Exchanges, After School Programs, and/or family and community events;
Co-develops and teaches specialized activities in the galleries for K-12 students;
Maintains regular contact with school partners, participates in weekly internal and external meetings;
Actively contributes in School Communities planning and strategy sessions.
High school diploma/GED
Minimum 2-3 years related experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong candidate will be:
Detail oriented and able to handle shifting priorities and tasks. Able to problem solve and think creatively.
Able to develop relationships with school networks at multiple levels, including students, teachers, administrators and families/guardians in the larger school community.
Nimble, thoughtful, and empathetic to the needs of our audience.
Proficient in computer skills and office software, as well as the Google Classroom Suite.
Fluent in a foreign language, Spanish preferred.
Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel offsite for meetings and programs.