School and Teacher Programs Coordinator

Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Organization Description: 
Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust ( in Lower Manhattan is committed to educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust.

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 protects the historical record and promotes understanding of Jewish heritage. It teaches about the dangers of intolerance and challenges visitors—including thousands of school children—to let the lessons of the past guide them to envision a world worthy of their futures.

Position Description:
The School and Teacher Programs Coordinator supports the work of the Associate Director in programs for students and teachers, including administrative tasks, leading tours and lessons as needed, assisting with group entry, and in the galleries.

Reports to:
Associate Director, School and Teacher Programs

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
Under supervision of the Associate Director of School and Teacher Programs, this position is responsible for:

• Supporting the planning and implementation of professional development for teachers.
• Drafting monthly tour guide assignments and updating as needed.
• Taking primary responsibility for participation in teacher outreach fairs.
• Assisting in trainings of Museum Gallery Educators and interns.
• Drafting final reports on programs and department website content.
• Administrative tasks include event registration, updating outreach databases, preparing materials for professional development and interfaith school programs, creating and maintaining school and teacher attendance sheets, maintaining data for CTLE hours as appropriate, recording and archiving program recordings, and others.
• Other responsibilities including leading tours and lessons as needed, assisting with tour group entry, and other duties as assigned.

Candidate Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Jewish history, Holocaust history, or museum education a plus.
• Excellent writing skills, organizational, budget, and interpersonal skills
• Computer proficiency
• If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.

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Salary or Compensation:
Annualized compensation rate of $39,998.40 ($19.23 per hour)

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Application Info:
The Museum of Jewish Heritage is an equal opportunity employer. As a cultural institution that teaches about the dangers of intolerance, the Museum is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion in its hiring practices.

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