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Assistant Educator, Public Engagement
Assistant Educator, Public Engagement
Post Date: 20 Sep 2022


Job Details


The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Educator, Public Engagement. The Assistant Educator, Public Engagement works as part of a team to provide a wide range of facilitated experiences and discursive programs for adults both inside and outside of the Museum. Programs will often connect to the Museum exhibitions and collection and use a range of strategies to engage adult audiences with art. These include but are not limited to artmaking and writing, conversation, close looking and facilitated discussion, workshops, performance, with a focus on utilizing the power of art and artists to effect individual and social transformation.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provides coordination and administrative support for virtual and live exhibition-related public programming, including travel, hospitality, and all related event logistics.
  • Liaises between departments to advance program production, marketing, and promotional needs where appropriate.
  • Manages and organizes supplies and other needs for on-site events.
  • Provides on-site support during programs, including some weekends and evenings.
  • Maintains public programming communication with the general public through email and phone inquiries.
  • Organizes public programming marketing newsletters, coordinating with editorial, membership, and social media colleagues.
  • Contributes to the development of new and existing relationships with cultural partners.
  • Participates in the research and development of new and current exhibition-related programs.
  • Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above.


  • Bachelor’s degree and one to -two years relevant experience in public program production or project management for adult audiences in a museum setting or equivalent combination.
  • Bilingual Spanish (preferred).
  • Experience coordinating events for adult or student audiences and incorporating feedback into program design.
  • Exceptional time-management and personal organization skills.
  • Proactive communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Fully vaccinated with a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or the World Health Organization authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis).

Reports to:   Assistant Director, Public Engagement

Application instructions: To apply, please visit MoMA Jobs.  Applicants should submit a resume and a statement of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement: Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Museum, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, unemployment status, familial status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, arrest or conviction record to the extent required by applicable law, credit history, or any other protected category as established by applicable law, including the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”).

This is a unionized position at MoMA with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.


New York, USA

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