Program Coordinator

Website Kalamazoo Valley Museum - KVCC

Pay Rate:
$39,774 – $50,125 per year. Salary will be determined based on education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum requirements.
Job Summary:
Do you enjoy creating unique learning experiences for the public? Do you get a thrill bringing museums and communities together to create those light-bulb, “Aha!” moments for individuals? If so, then the Kalamazoo Valley Museum may have the perfect opportunity for you.

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is currently seeking a full-time Program Coordinator. This role is responsible for designing, coordinating, executing, and evaluating activities related to museum programs for patron learning.

Characteristic duties and responsibilities include:

  • Developing related budgets, marketing materials, and communications.
  • Fostering community partnerships to support and grow quality programs for patron learning through a DEAI lens.
  • After hour, holiday and weekend programming.
  • Serving as supervisor on duty, as needed, to support museum public operations.
  • Hire/recruit and supervise contractors, volunteers, and interns to execute museum goals for patron learning.
  • Work as part of a team with colleagues, contractors, volunteers, and interns to accomplish unit goals.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Appropriate education, training, experience and talents are requirements. An example of this would be a bachelors degree in an appropriate field and three years of related experience.

Knowledge of promoting and audience building.
Skill in designing, coordinating, executing, an evaluating museum programs.
Skill in oral and written communications.
Skill in developing organizational partnership relationships.
Skill in working with all ages 0 – 100+.
Skill in using Microsoft Office software, email, calendaring systems.
Skill in providing quality customer service.
Skill in adaptability, collaboration, applying a continuous improvement mindset.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Prior experience in formal or informal education.
Skill in virtual programming tools/execution and Adobe Creative Suite.
APPLY and Closing Date:
To apply, please submit application via by 08/28/2022
EEO Statement
As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.

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