New Bedford Whaling Museum

18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, MA 02740

Date Posted:
January 19, 2022

Eastern Massachusetts



Public Programs Associate

Reporting to the Public Programs Manager, the part-time Programs Associate supports all aspects of the administration and delivery of a yearly series of lectures, symposia and conferences, exhibition openings and connected programs, family and community programs, and community partner programs. For more detailed information, please visit the Museum's website at:
Salary range $15-$17/hour
This role is a good fit if you: 
Have a background in supporting or coordinating events or programs 

Have strong interpersonal and communication skills

Understand and have the ability to operate basic AV technology

Are excellent at organizing, including multitasking, time management, and meticulous attention to detail

Have the ability to handle pressure and make split-second decisions 

Enjoy and are comfortable working with the public

How To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Christina Turner, Director of Education and Public Programs at The New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Apply by:
February 15, 2022
About this Organization:
The New Bedford Whaling Museum ignites learning through explorations of art, history, science, and culture rooted in the stories of people, the region, and an international seaport. The Museum seeks to advance understanding related to the influence of the whaling industry and the port of New Bedford on the history, economy, ecology, arts, and cultures of the region, the nation, and the world. We will expand our capacity to tell the stories of the many diverse communities that shared in the creation of this history, through excellence in our collections, scholarship, and all forms of public engagement. In doing so the Museum will be recognized as a compelling destination that inspires all visitors to reflect on the complex issues that shaped the past, remain critical today, and inform a sustainable future. The New Bedford Whaling Museum is an equal opportunity employer.