Public Programs and Community Engagement Manager

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Greensburg PA

Work Location: In-office

Museum

Website The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania is at an exciting moment in its organizational growth and looking for an enthusiastic professional to take the Museum’s engagement and partnership efforts to the next level as the Public Programs and Community Engagement Manager.

Under the supervision of the Director of Learning, Engagement and Partnerships (LEAP), the Public Programs and Community Engagement Manager engages diverse audiences and organizations in Greensburg and Westmoreland County to develop onsite, offsite, and virtual programs and exhibitions, which establish The Westmoreland Museum of American Art as a vital resource for the city and the region. This role requires experience with program management and an established connection to audiences and organizations in the area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Work with the LEAP team to develop programs that connect with local and regional communities, supporting these internal events and others including exhibition openings and Advancement membership and fundraising events.
• Identify and form relationships with community stakeholders and collaborate with them for the co-creation of programs at the Museum and in the community.
• Participate in outreach activities that may include promoting events and the Museum and facilitating activities in the community.
• Work with community partners to host their events at the Museum.
• Manage the Community Advisory Committees, schedule meetings and research potential new candidates, when necessary.
• Collaborate with curatorial team as well as other LEAP team members to manage exhibits with a community focus (local artists, school groups, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
2. Outstanding interpersonal skills working with a diverse set of partners.
3. Knowledge of and deep connection with different community organizations in Greensburg and Westmoreland County.
4. Experience organizing public programs/events.
5. Superior oral and written communication.
6. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines in a fast paced environment.
7. Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
8. Proven ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
9. Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
10. Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
11. RAMP certification required, training provided if necessary
12. Availability on evenings and weekends and willingness to work irregular hours including days, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@thewestmoreland.org.

Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification FBI fingerprint, PA Child Abuse (Act 33) and PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearances.
The Museum is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@thewestmoreland.org