Creative Programs Catalyst

Hours: Full time; On-call nights and weekends as needed.

Rate: $40,000 to $43,000 a year, with benefits

Application Deadline: Rolling, open until filled. Ready to hire right now.

Ignite imaginations by leading innovative and interactive tours for K-12 students and adults.

You’ll collaborate with community members to create mission-driven intergenerational public events rooted in art, history, creativity, and culture.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead exciting educational tours for K-12 Students and Adults that activate our mission and Theory of Change:
    • Design new interactive experiences for tours with the change of each exhibition.
    • Lead and facilitate bilingual (Spanish and English) tours as needed with a team of interns.
    • Manage the tours program budget.
    • Design, create, purchase and prepare all materials, including pre and post-tour content.
    • Lead and maintain strong and clear communication with teachers, schools, and community groups. Collaboratively design custom group visits to meet their goals.
    • Manage the tour schedule: booking, intern schedule, and calendar.
    • Document and evaluate the impact of our tour program for teachers, students, and visitors.
    • Track and evaluate tour data including: attendance, contacts, payments and grade levels.
    • Maintain tour program spaces, storage, and supplies.
  • Lead Intergenerational Public Events as designated by your supervisor.
    • Work with community collaborators to create events for all ages.
    • Manage the budget for any intergenerational events you are leading.
    • Design, create, purchase and prepare all materials for these events.
    • Work with the marketing team to publicize and evaluate your events.
  • Recruit, train, and manage a team of interns and volunteers dedicated to support building community through tours and events. Train and empower them to enthusiastically facilitate interactive tours and creative event experiences for students and adults.
  • Support engagement with underrepresented communities. Work alongside your supervisor to identify ways underrepresented communities can be represented and involved in your engagement programming.
  • Collaborate with other staff. Maintain strong collaborative relationships and clear communication with all staff.
    • Participate and work with the Engagement Team.
  • Support the goals and initiatives of the department. Serve as a helpful partner to colleagues on the team and participate in up to 4 all-staff events per year as designated by your supervisor.

Here’s how you can be excellent at this job:

  • Bring enthusiasm and energy to every tour. Consistently warmly welcome students and adults to experience the museum with excitement and joy. Your energy is contagious and makes their learning experience even more fun and special.
  • Facilitate and make space for self-directed learning. You are a facilitator of learning. You make space for participants to discover and share their own personal connections, knowledge, and experiences.
  • Be superbly organized. Be excellent at follow-through and rapidly respond to incoming inquiries. Your program data, schedule, and materials are well organized, efficient, and continuously updated.
  • Collaborate with openness and creativity. Collaborate with community members to achieve common goals. You help make their talents shine.
  • You put our community first. You believe everyone has something valuable to share and contribute. You design experiences that honor their participation and growth.

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • You must be fully bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • You must have experience with K-12 students.

Ready to Apply?

  • Prepare your resume, cover letter, and a list of at least two professional references.
  • Draft your answers to the following questions in no more than 2 pages and submit your materials by clicking “Apply Now” below:
  1. Check out our exhibition, Regeneración, in person or online.
    What are 3 discussion questions you would ask a tour of elementary school students, high school students, and adults?
  2. Imagine you get an inquiry from a Junior High teacher who wants an art activity based on the theme, social justice. In one paragraph, describe a creative art project students could complete at the MAH on this theme during their visit.
  3. We work with community members to co-create Friday Night MAKE events at the MAH. These events are drop-in, hands-on creative making activities for all ages. If you were designing a MAKE event, what would the activity be and who would you collaborate with?

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