Museum Program Assistant


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/07/2018

Address

134 W. 26th St.
Suite 4-s
New York
New York
10001
United States

Description

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides a diverse audience insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math. You can learn more about MoMath and its open positions at www.momath.org

 

MoMath is seeking a Program Assistant to provide administrative and coordination support to a variety of highly visible events and ongoing activities such as tournaments, speaker series, public presentations, gifted classes, and summer camps.

 

This is a full-time permanent position based in New York City. It offers a full suite of benefits.

 

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

 

  • Establishing and implementing the day-to-day plan for MoMath initiatives, events and activities
  • Determining the resources and tasks that are needed in order to implement programs
  • Ensuring that schedules and deadlines for program requirements are met
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with MoMath staff, vendors, visitors and participants
  • Executing programs at MoMath's high level of excellence

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

·     A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Superb organization skills and attention to detail
  • A successful record of administrative problem-solving and trouble-shooting
  • Extraordinary communication and presentation skills in writing, on the phone, and in person
  • The drive and patience to roll up sleeves and ensure that the minutiae of a complex plan fit together perfectly
  • Comfort with and positive attitude toward mathematics, and a passion for education or museums
  • A strong sense of professionalism and responsibility
  • Previous experience in organizing events, programs, or activities is a strong plus

 

 

To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org, with a subject line that includes “Program Assistant” and your name:

 

·     A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria

·     A current résumé, including grade point averages

·     A 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org, with a subject line that includes “Program Assistant” and your name:

 

·     A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria

·     A current résumé, including grade point averages

·     A 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics

 


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