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Employment Opportunities at the Louisiana Children’s Museum…
Community Engagement Manager
The Louisiana Children’s Museum is seeking a Community Engagement Manager who will manage the planning, organization and implementation of the Museum’s community engagement programs, including the Play Power program in St. Bernard and Orleans Parish schools. This position networks with numerous community groups whose work complements LCM’s (in subject matter or age group), and supervises planning and delivery of all “community” programs, those involving multi week or month programs with the same students or families, funded by specific grants. The Community Engagement Manager reports to the Education Director, supervises staff in Play Power, Word Play, Sensory Friendly Family Night, and others. Qualified candidates will have: at minimum, Master’s degree (Education or Social Work preferred); experience in community networking; experience working within N.O. school systems a plus, knowledge of local community organizations addressing family well-being, school readiness, and school reform; demonstrated ability to produce and maintain quality and creative programs with strategic partners; strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Please submit cover letter and current resume to Julia Bland, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Art Trek Educator
Louisiana Children’s Museum is seeking an Art Educator to deliver our art programs to visitors of the museum. This is a part-time, hourly position. The Art Educator works with the Education Director to develop art programs that are developmentally appropriate for all age groups visiting the art studio and museum. Additionally, the Art Educator is responsible for overseeing school break art camps and developing/implementing internships for art teachers, earned income programs, and workshops. Qualified candidates will have: at minimum, Bachelor’s degree (Art/Art History focus preferred), experience working in an art studio, and knowledge of the local/regional art community required. The Art Educator must be available to staff the art studio Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays, 9:30am – 1:30pm and Saturday, 9:30am – 4pm. This part-time position offers up to 25 hours per week. Please submit cover letter and current resume to Mary Hudson, Education Director, at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Play Power Educator
The Play Power Educator works in partnership with local schools to prepare, schedule, deliver and evaluate planned curriculum based on Ellen Galinsky’s Mind in the Making. The Play Power program is concentrated offsite, in a classroom, working daily with early elementary aged students. Though this position is heavily intensive during the school year, it will address other Museum needs during school breaks and the summer months –such as bringing this outreach into city wide camps. This position works closely with our Community Engagement Manager and Education Director to ensure that all needs are met. Please send resume and cover letter to Ann Kerrin, Operations Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Front Desk and Museum Store Cashier
The Louisiana Children’s Museum is seeking a Front Desk and Museum Store Cashier, who will be responsible for Front Desk & Museum Store interactions: greeting visitors, answering questions about Museum membership and admission, and processing all transactions (cash, credit cards, checks); open and closing the registers, balancing bank deposits, preparing change orders and daily register sales reports for the Business Manager. Duties also include restocking, merchandising, processing inventory, and light cleaning in the Museum Store. This is a part-time, hourly position. Customer service skills are required, and retail experience preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to Cassie Janowski, Museum Experience Coordinator, at email@example.com. No phone calls please.