Job Title: Family Art Project Weekend Coordinator (Wave Hill)


Description: Family Art Project Weekend Coordinator for signature programs, the Family Art Project (FAP). This position will play a central role in ensuring successful FAP programs that immerse children and their families in the pleasures and wonders of Wave Hill’s gardens and art exhibitions at Glyndor Gallery through hands-on, nature-based, art activities that encourage creativity and imagination. This program runs year-round, with a drop-in format each weekend. Under the direction of the Art Education Coordinator, the Weekend Coordinator works closely with FAP staff to prepare and facilitate weekly programs that include a storytelling and art project component. When the Art Education Coordinator is not present, the person in this position will be in charge of the day’s program, managing staff, and logistics. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Greet and interact with program participants, ensuring a positive and engaging environment • Prepare supplies and materials for each weekend project, including demonstrations, displays, and signage • Organize and maintain supplies and materials, and keep track of inventory • Assist in recruitment, training, and mentoring youth interns • Supervise interns and volunteers on program days, assigning workstations and special projects • Coordinate interns schedule and oversee their timesheet preparation and submission • Track weekly attendance figures, entering daily numbers in CMS system • Assist in preparing program summary reports for the Weekend Report Qualifications: • Available to work Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year • Degree in art, education, museum education or related field • Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills • Experience working with children and/or inter-generational groups in a non-traditional educational setting • Experience training and mentoring youth interns a plus • Proficiency in Spanish, Russian or another language a plus

Date Posted: 06-14-2018

Expire Date: 07-14-2018

Contact Name: Education Department

Salary: Schedule and Salary: This is a part-time, year round position, which requires working weekends. Salary is $20 per hour for 20 hours per week. Reports to the Art Education Coordinator.


Additional Instructions:

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF document to Please state FAP Weekend Coordinator in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No calls please.

Document1: FAPWeekendCoordinator_2018 (002).doc