Reports to: Phyllis Wyeth Director of Learning and Engagement
Status: Part-time – 28 hours/week
$20 – $22/hour
The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine is seeking a part-time Administration and Digital Projects Assistant within its Learning and Engagement Department. This part-time role of 28 hours a week offers a flexible schedule to include weekend or evening work for occasional programs and events. This is largely an administrative role, but as the department creates school and public programs for the museum, there are support opportunities in these programs and with online/digital projects.
Must be organized and have the ability to handle a number of different projects and deadlines. Customer-service skills and computer/technology aptitude essential, as well as ability to learn. An exceptional opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience working in a nationally-known museum and who is motivated, collaborative and resourceful with technology.
- Assist and collaborate with Learning and Engagement team members, reporting to the Director of the department
- Facilitate administration of Arts@theIntersection program including setting up meeting logistics,transportation arrangements, correspondence, and budget assistance
- Provide administration support for select public programs, digital projects, budget/invoicing, and onlinelearning applications
- Facilitate on and off-site programming with students and adults as needed, particularly forcommunity programs and larger events
- Assist in education grants reporting/ providing grant information as needed.
- Create digital learning opportunities and content in collaboration with Learning and Engagement team
- Administer/host Zoom meetings and online meetings and webinars for department as needed, including lectures and some studio programs.
- Other tasks as assigned by Director of Learning and Engagement
- BA or relevant experience in the arts or related nonprofit sector preferred
- Ability to work in-person across the Learning and Engagement team and collaboratively with otherdepartments within the museum.
- Ability to facilitate as needed in Arts@theIntersection programs with students, some of which maybe off-site
- Desire to keep current with educational field and DEAI goals for the museum
- Working knowledge of technology including computer applications, online applications for creating and editing online content/programming, website content, interest in learning new technology
- Problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
- Strong communication and cross-communication skills; verbal and writing skills
- Project management and efficient time management, and multi-tasking skills
- Driver’s license and transportation to get to off-site programs
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends for special programs and events as required
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