Internship Programs Coordinator

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Organization Description:
The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. As a place of memory, the Museum enables Holocaust survivors to speak through recorded testimony and draws on rich collections to illuminate Jewish history and experience. As a public history institution, it offers intellectually rigorous and engaging exhibitions, programs, and educational resources. The Museum mobilizes memory to teach the dangers of intolerance and challenges visitors—including more than 50,000 schoolchildren a year—to let the painful lessons of the past guide them to envision a world worthy of their futures.

Position Description:
This position coordinates department internship programs for high school and college students.

Reports to:
Internship Programs Manager

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Internship Programs Manager, this position coordinates department internship programs for high school and college students by:

Assist with preparing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on High School Apprenticeship and Holocaust Education Internship programs;
Assist with recruiting new interns;
Organizing and staffing training for new interns;
Assist with supervising interns and fostering alumni relations;
Developing curriculum materials for internships in coordination with supervisor;
Developing and overseeing budget in coordination with supervisor;
Providing administrative support for internships.
Updating and maintaining Education Department budget spreadsheet, producing appropriate financial paperwork for staff, maintaining financial paperwork files for Education Department.
Reviewing student and teacher information from tour evaluation forms; sharing it with colleagues as appropriate.
Greet and facilitate group entry, direct floor traffic in the galleries, and supervising group use of the classrooms.
Other responsibilities include inspecting galleries for visitor and artifact safety on a regular basis, leading tours for group visitors as needed, providing administrative support for the Education Department along with other Education Department staff members, and other duties as assigned.

Candidate Qualifications:
Strong knowledge of Jewish history and practice
BA in Judaic Studies, History, Holocaust Studies, Museum Education or a related field
1-2 years’ work experience in formal education or museum education preferred
Excellent teaching, organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills

Position Type:
Full-time, 40 hours weekly

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Salary or Compensation:
Annual compensation rate of $39,998 ($19.23/hr)

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Application Info:
For consideration, qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to: