Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
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Date Posted:
October 19, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Full-Time

Community Engagement Program Liaison

Description:

The Community Engagement Program Liaison is a key member of the Community Engagement Team working directly with the Senior Manager Community Engagement and is responsible for developing and implementing programs that take place inside and outside of the Museum and support Museum priorities. This position engages with community-based organizations working with families with young children to develop programming at BCM and in community settings that is responsive to and inclusive of the diverse needs and interests of underrepresented visitor constituencies. This position collaborates with designated departments as assigned, serving as a resource and collaborator to inform the development of inclusive and responsive exhibits and programs that support families and reflect the cultures and communities of Boston and Greater Boston.


HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 9-5pm and Friday 1-9pm
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in education, social work, family studies or a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of informal education and family learning in a setting such as a children’s museum is desirable
  • Fluency in another language (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Care Verdean Creole, Chinese, Vietnamese) strongly preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations of parents, children and families in a variety of settings
  • Experience building relationships with community-based organizations especially those working with underserved neighborhoods of Boston
  • Experience training staff
  • Experience working both in a team setting and as an individual contributor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work effectively with multicultural, intergenerational audiences, in an energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including; Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook.
  • Social media skills a plus.
  • Travel within the city is required.
How To Apply:
Please submit resume & cover letter to Jobs@bostonchildrensmuseum.org
Apply by:
November 19, 2018
About this Organization:

OUR MISSION

Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.

OUR VISION

Boston Children’s Museum is a welcoming, imaginative, child-centered learning environment that supports diverse families in nurturing their children’s creativity and curiosity. We promote the healthy development of all children so they will fulfil their potential and contribute to our collective well-being and future prosperity.

OUR VALUES

Creativity. Respect. Excellence. Accountability. Thoughtfulness. Equity.

Boston Children’s Museum is a curious, experimental, and creative learning organization. We have a child and family centered focus, welcoming and respecting all Museum audiences. We collaborate and show mutual respect and support for our colleagues. We recognize that each person has equal, intrinsic worth and deserves to be treated with dignity. We are a culture that innovates, changes and pushes boundaries to keep the museum relevant. We are responsible to each other and strive to keep our commitments to our colleagues. We have a commitment to high ethical standards. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, respecting the importance of personal growth and family. We have an ongoing commitment to fairness in all aspects of the Museum and we embrace alternative ways of thinking.