Senior Manager, Museum Education

Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles

The Museum of Tolerance fulfills the mission of the Simon Wiesenthal Center through education and outreach, providing educational experiences within the Museum and beyond. The Senior Manager of Education supervises a creative, dedicated education team with diverse and multi-faceted programs and serves as the Museum’s educational liaison with all people, groups and organizations who interact with Museum programs. The Senior Manager of Education works closely with MOT senior staff to create educational content for the exhibits, tours and public programs. They will oversee current and future outreach programs and in conjunction with MOT staff help to develop a strategy for Museum Education to advance the Museum’s goals and mission.

The Senior Manager of Museum Education reports to the Director, Museum Operations and Experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises, manages and mentors team of volunteer and paid tour guides, program assistants and other front line staff.
  • In conjunction with the Director, Museum Operations and Experience, MOT senior staff and faculty, assist in the development of content for education programs and trainings
  • Assist in making travel arrangements for program participants including following up to ensure participant submission of all travel related documents
  • Promotes and monitors educational content that reflects the diversity of the Museum’s collection and community
  • Works with staff to expand scope of outreach possibilities and accessibility
  • Leads regular Education Department meetings and trainings
  • Monitors and reports on Museum grant obligations
  • Liaises with community organizations, non-profits, schools, colleges and universities
  • Other job related duties and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate by the Director, Museum Operations and Experience


YOU WILL BE A GREAT FIT FOR US IF YOU HAVE:

  • Advanced degree in Museum Education, Art History or related field
  • Minimum five years’ experience in museum education and outreach
  • Minimum five years’ of direct experience managing department and supervising staff
  • Outstanding communication, team building and leadership skills
  • Highly motivated, shows initiative, and the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task; think creatively and strategically
  • Ability to communicate effectively in public
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of flexibility, can adapt easily to changing environments and tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent IT and research skills

40 hours/week, Monday-Friday (Occasional Sunday Programs)

Salaried Exempt position
Benefits included - Equal Opportunity Employer


Qualified applicants, please email cover letter and resume to hr@wiesenthal.com