[Frameworks] Job Posting: American Museum of Natural History

From: Kathleen Maguire (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Aug 03 2010 - 07:39:01 PDT

The Public Programs Department at the American Museum of Natural History has
an open position for Public Programs Associate/ Margaret Mead Film and Video
Festival Coordinator. Please forward to any interested parties. Resumes
and cover letters should be directed to (address suppressed)

Public Programs Associate, Education
This position assists with operations and programming of the Margaret Mead
Film & Video Festival, while also helping to implement the full calendar of
public programs. (S)he also manages 3-5 interns each term and serves as
direct Public Programs liaison with the Communications/Marketing/Digital
Division. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to: Assist with all
film festival operations; Participate in all festival programming and panel
discussion design; Coordinate development of community-programming partners;
Assist in cultural and science programming for adult and family audiences;
Coordinate program logistics and manage event details; Prepare contracts and
assist with budget tracking; Collaborate with internal Museum divisions on
Web, Marketing, and Media Relations efforts; Oversee data collection and
analysis from program surveys; Manage hiring, training, and overseeing
interns; This position sits within the Public Programs division of the
Education Department, and reports to the Associate Director of Public
Programs. Qualifications: knowledge and/or passion for international
documentary film and new media; Knowledge and/or passion for public events
featuring science and culture; Interested in all aspects of public
programming, from adult lectures to family workshops to non-festival film
screenings; At least 2 years experience working with film festivals or
public programs and events; Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Highly organized and detail oriented; Team player who can juggle multiple
projects and work well under tight deadlines; Ability to work some
nights/weekends a must; Proficiency in using MS Excel, Adobe InDesign, Adobe
Photoshop, and FileMaker Pro.

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