[artinfo] job opening at AMNH

aben-dov aben-dov at amnh.org
Tue Dec 15 22:36:57 CET 2009

Dear all, please see the job announcement below.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Title:  Public Programs Coordinator (Education/Public Programs)

Number of Openings:  1

Responsibilities & Duties:

This position assists with all operations and programming of the  
Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, while also helping to implement  
the full calendar of public programs. Specific tasks include, but are  
not limited to:

·      Assist with all film festival operations
·      Coordinate traveling film festival
·      Participate fully in festival programming and panel discussion  
·      Coordinate development of community-programming partners
·      Assist in cultural and science programming for adult and family  
·      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
·      Assist in 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  


·      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 and FileMaker Pro

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Hours:  35 hours/week

Ariella J. Ben-Dov
Artistic and Festival Director, Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival
Manager, Public Programs

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, New York 10024

(212) 496-4217 Phone
(212) 769-5329 Fax
aben-dov at amnh.org

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