Education and Special Projects Associate

The Education and Special Projects Associate plays an essential role, working with a dynamic team in program outreach, implementation and administration.  This position will teach key cultural diversity and social justice themed programs at metro-area schools, develop and maintain relationships with teachers and administrators, and support museum special projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver engaging and informative programs and tours to students, engaging them in relevant content—combating racism, celebrating diversity and promoting social justice
  • Develop and maintain relationships with teachers and stakeholders and leverage these networks to expand the museum’s programs
  • Conducts direct phone and in-person outreach to school contacts in order to book Mizel Museum programs
  • Works with team to identify new and improved outreach methods
  • Plan, research, develop, initiate, implement and manage projects to successful completion
  • Develop measurable project goals, objectives, and timelines and monitor progress towards achievement, giving regular reports to management
  • Conduct research and assists developing program curricula and teacher resources
  • Staff and support Mizel Museum and Institute events

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1 year of experience working with students in some capacity
  • Passion for and experience in diversity, inclusion, social justice and current events
  • Flexible and capable of easily shifting between desk and classroom responsibilities
  • Highly motivated, positive, flexible, team player is a must
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Denver Metro area with reliable transportation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to foster a strong working relationship with all museum staff, as well as a large number of partners and clients through a variety of media and interpersonal contact
  • Must be a highly organized self-starter, completing tasks individually and in teams

Work Schedule:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience. The candidate must be available Monday-Friday and may be required to work some evenings and weekends to support program activities

 How to apply:

  • Please submit your cover letter and resume to Georgina Kolber at gkolber@mizelmuseum.org with “Education and Special Projects Associate” in the subject line.
  • Every applicant is carefully reviewed. However, due to the large number of applications received for each position, only candidates whose backgrounds most closely complement the requirements of the position will be contacted directly.