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Programs Administrator/ Pink Palace Museum

03/13/2017 6:04 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)


CITY OF MEMPHIS
invites applications for the position of:

Programs Administrator- 1 Opening

SALARY:

Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE:

03/08/17

CLOSING DATE:

04/18/17 11:59 PM

JOB FUNCTIONS:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Director of the Pink Palace Family of Museums within the Division of Parks & Neighborhoods to plan, develop, and administer programming. Programming activities include: exhibits, collections, education, 3D giant screen theater, Lichterman Nature Center, planetarium, historic properties, and Coon Creek Science Center. Interviews, hires, supervises, evaluates, manages and provides leadership to these departments. Selects and develops exhibits, educational programming, films, planetarium shows, and other informal education experiences. Works closely with marketing, philanthropy, and business teams to support programming initiatives. Ensures Museum programs meet strategic goals. Creates and reviews departmental revenue and expense budget for both City of Memphis funded programs and those funded jointly with the City as part of ongoing evaluation; while also drafting capital budgets.  Assists in planning and implementing the Museum system's Master Plan and capital projects, and serves as a member of the Director's Management Team. Represents the Museum in speaking engagements and presentations with affiliate groups. Provides assistance and information to the Director of Museums or other staff in fundraising and grant-writing activities. May travel to various locations weekly to meet with customers or staff.
 
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
 
1.         Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned from time-to-time.
 
 

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to operate a computer. Requires the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment with some outdoor work required visiting the various Museum facilities including Lichterman Nature Center, Coon Creek Science Center, and two historic houses. Requires extensive contact with staff, volunteers, and the public. Occasionally travels to off-site locations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in History, Science, Education, Museum Studies or a related field and seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in museum management, or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Working experience with capital projects strongly preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) abilities are preferred, but not required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

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Division: Parks and Neighborhoods
Service Center: Museum

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofmemphis.org/

125 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
901-636-6509

Recruitment&Selection@memphistn.gov

Position #2016-00459
PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATOR- 1 OPENING
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PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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