Louisiana Children's Museum

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Employment Opportunities at the Louisiana Children’s Museum…

Development Director

Louisiana Children’s Museum seeks a Development Director for the planning, organization, and implementation of the museum’s development strategy including comprehensive grant application and management processes. The ideal candidate will be an experienced development professional who has a strong working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, a history of conducting robust Annual Appeal campaigns, successfully written and managed grants across disciplines with six figure budgets, and is capable of supervising staff as well as large volunteer teams.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 5 years work experience focused on development. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a working knowledge of New Orleans’ philanthropic community. The director works M-F, 8:30a – 5p plus hours outside of normal weekday business hours, including some evenings and weekend days as necessary for development activities. Please submit cover letter and current resume to Shelley Stocker, Operations Director, at sstocker@lcm.org. No phone calls please.

Executive Assistant/Data Manager

Louisiana Children’s Museum has recently developed a new staff opportunity for an Executive Assistant/Data Manager. Supporting the CEO, this team member will need excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal). Positive attitude is a must, as is flexibility and technical skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s Degree or 2-3 years related work experience.
– Ability to work with people of varying backgrounds and experiences.
– Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser’s Edge or similar data management software required and experience with Word Press and Constant Contact a plus.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. plus occasional hours outside of normal weekday business hours, including weekend days as necessary for after hours and Museum-related special events.

Please submit cover letter and current resume to Shelley Stocker, Operations Director, at sstocker@lcm.org. No phone calls please.

Art Educator

Louisiana Children’s Museum seeks 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 and Program Coordinator 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.

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 Christine Neely, Education Director, at cneely@lcm.org. No phone calls please.

Exhibit Facilitator

Louisiana Children’s Museum seeks highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals to work as Exhibit Facilitators in exhibit spaces. This is a part time, hourly position; candidates must be available to work weekends and some after hours.

At the Louisiana Children’s Museum our Exhibit Facilitators engage and coordinate the visitor experience throughout the museum. We create safe but adventuresome places for children to play. We are a watchful presence, helping when necessary, but not directing children’s play. As an Exhibit Facilitator, we meet the needs of the museum guests and restore children’s freedom to learn through play! Please submit cover letter and current resume to Ann Kerrin, Visitor Experience Manager, at akerrin@lcm.org. No phone calls please.

 

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