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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR – FULL TIME

DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND TOLERANCE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Programming Coordinator supports the growth of the Museum and Center through a variety of functions related to public educational programs and volunteer recruitment and coordination. The Programming Coordinator is responsible for conceiving, planning, and coordinating outstanding programs that further positive community relations, engage diverse audiences, and help the Museum fulfill its educational and public missions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and coordinate annual programs such as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah, etc.
  • Plan and coordinate new programs that raise the Museum’s profile and increase community participation in and demand for special events and programming
  • Identify, develop, conceptualize and implement new programs, including but not limited to authors, scholars, guest speakers, films, educational events
  • Increase the impact of the museum’s educational program and the influence of these activities in the community, resulting in program expansion and engagement with a broader range of visitors
  • Develop and maintain a programming schedule and programming budget to meet museum goals
  • Setup and staff programs and events; coordinate with Marketing and Development Departments to ensure
    continuity of brand and to facilitate fundraising and promotional activities
  • Recruit and interview potential volunteers and interns
  • Maintain and manage large pool of volunteers and interns
  • Train, supervise and provide assistance to volunteers and interns
  • Track individual volunteer and intern involvement, including hours served and types of activities
  • Communicate with volunteers, including regular volunteer newsletters and providing information on extended
    learning opportunities
  • Develop and maintain Volunteer Strategic Plan to assist in Museum’s growth and needs
  • Host yearly volunteer appreciation event

EDUCATION

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Programming is ‘content heavy’—general knowledge of the Holocaust, Human Rights, cultural issues and an affinity for/knowledge of modern history and politics is expected
  • Ability to conceive, plan, and create public programs of various sizes for differing audiences
  • Ability to identify potential speakers, presenters, topics, and venues for public programs
  • Ability to work with internal and external venues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven ability in organizing and planning events
  • Knowledge of volunteer management and placement
  • Familiarity with non-profit organizations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and carry items while walking Ability to set up and break down in-house event rooms
  • Ability to set up and break down in-house event rooms

REPORTS TO

  • Senior Director of Education

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to: sabosch@dallasholocaustmuseum.org


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT ARCHIVIST/LIBRARIAN – FULL TIME

DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND TOLERANCE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Archivist/Librarian is responsible for organizing, preserving and providing access to the Museum’s archival and library collections. The Archivist/Librarian ensures institutional adherence to accepted best practices in museums and archives; assists the Senior Director of Education in researching, crafting, and implementing special projects, museum programs, and temporary exhibitions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement archives management policies and activities based on best practices
  • Provide for the arrangement, cataloging and preservation of the Museum’s historic document,
    photograph and library collections and institutional archive
  • Develop access tools for the collection including collection guides and finding aids
  • Support Museum staff and external researchers’ access to collections
  • Conduct necessary preventative conservation and re-housing of archival materials
  • Actively pursue new acquisitions to support the Museum’s mission
  • Process incoming and backlogged materials by accessioning them into using the museum’s
    collection management software (PastPerfect)
  • Oversee and train interns and volunteers
  • Participate in Museum programs and activities—some on evenings and weekends

EDUCATION:

  • Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Museum Studies
  • Preferred: Archivist certification

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to create and grow an archive program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival principles and practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of preservation methods and theory
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital imaging and metadata standards
  • Ability to organize resources and establish priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Experience in museum archives or other public history setting
  • Preferred experience with archives management software or museum collection management
    software
  • Preferred general knowledge of the Holocaust

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and carry items while walking and climbing stairs
  • Ability to climb a ladder to access collections

REPORTS TO:

  • Senior Director of Education

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to:

sabosch@dallasholocaustmuseum.org

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is an equal opportunity employer.