Coordinator of Education and Public Programs

The Morgan Library & Museum

Organization Description: 
A museum and independent research library located in the heart of New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum began as the personal library of financier, collector, and cultural benefactor Pierpont Morgan. As early as 1890 Morgan had begun to assemble a collection of illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and old master drawings and prints.

Position Description:
The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Coordinator of School
and Youth Programs (Coordinator). This position reports to the Education Manager and supports
the implementation of a range of programs across the Education & Public Programs Department,
including the Morgan’s onsite, offsite, and virtual school programs for K-12 students; The
Morgan Book Project school partnership program; professional development workshops for
Educators; and programs for family, teen, and college audiences. The Coordinator has superb
attention to detail in order to manage the day to day administrative functions of school and youth
programs, including reporting, scheduling, processing payment, and liaising with departments
across the institution to coordinate event and program logistics. The ideal candidate has an
understanding of the importance of administrative systems and a passion for and providing arts
access to school, youth, family, and college audiences.

Reports to:
Education Manager

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
– Serves as the main contact for school group reservations and logistics, including all
aspects of scheduling, payment, and coordination, seeking to streamline and update
systems as needed.
– Under the supervision of the Manager and in coordination with the Assistant Manager,
supports a team of museum educators, including scheduling, processing payment, and
other administrative tasks.
– Is a primary point of contact for groups and museum educators the day of a program,
welcoming onsite school tours and troubleshooting issues as they arise. 
– Manages materials used in a range of onsite school and youth programs across the
department, including tracking inventory, and ordering and organizing art and teaching
– Organizes and prepares resources and materials for offsite programs, including the
Morgan Book Project school partnership program.
– Supports large-scale initiatives, such as school events and festivals.
– Contributes to content development for family, school, teen, college, and teacher
– Supports the Manager by providing daily data collection for school and youth programs,
regularly updating shared spreadsheets and databases and providing reports to staff across
the institution.
– Prepares and processes invoices and tracks expenses and payments related to school,
youth, and family programs.
– Prepares internal documents for institution-wide set-up and breakdown for school and
youth events and programs.
– Participates in training sessions and leads programs as needed.
– Attends departmental and institution-wide meetings.
– Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend availability is expected.
– A commitment to supporting the Morgan’s DEAI initiatives.
– Other tasks as required.

Candidate Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Four-year degree in museum studies, arts administration, studio art, education or the
equivalent in experience.
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Google Apps, and a familiarity with online platforms such
as Zoom, Explorable Places, and Eventbrite preferred.
– Extremely detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to
communicate information clearly and concisely.
– Experience tracking attendance and expenses, and running reports.
– Knowledge of best practices in informal learning and Museum Education, and a genuine enthusiasm
for working with the public, especially youth.
– Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with staff across the institution,
including volunteers and interns.
– Ability to think creatively and critically, making decisions while keeping supervisors apprised of
workflow and asking for assistance when needed.
– Familiarity with National, New York State, and New York City learning standards, or a willingness to
– Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and be a flexible team player
– Ability to be mobile in public spaces for several hours at a time and move objects and materials for
program preparation, set up, and breakdown.
– Willingness and ability to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Position Type:

Union Status:

FLSA Status:

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00 pm; occasional weekend, evening, and early morning hours

Salary or Compensation:
$47,000 – $50,000 commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

Organization or Project Website:

Application Info:
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Morgan Library & Museum receives many applications and inquiries for employment.
Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all of them. Due to the high volume of applicants,
we can contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Important to note:
Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the overall health and safety of the Morgan Library & Museum campus, all staff of the
Morgan are required to be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus
that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in
accordance with applicable laws.
EEO Statement
The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal,
state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin,
age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any
other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.