OPPORTUNITIES AT THE UKRAINIAN MUSEUM
Posted September 2013
THE UKRAINIAN MUSEUM in New York City is currently seeking an Educator to lead its educational programs. The overall responsibility of this position is to foster and develop a dynamic program for children, families, community groups and the general public as they explore the rich and diverse heritage of the Ukrainian culture. Duties include the design, implementation, and evaluation of the educational programs in support of the Museum's collections and exhibitions; developing and monitoring the educational budgets; and promoting the Museum's goals both internally and externally. The individual will excel at both theoretical and hands-on practical application of museum education, and will actively develop and support collaborative relationships to increase the Museum's audience and further the educational initiatives of the institution.
It is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting team and to work with curators, staff members, interns, and volunteers in developing impactful programs to advance a vibrant and interactive environment.
Qualifications: Must have at minimum an undergraduate degree in art history, art education, communications, or related field; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English essential. Fluency and/or working knowledge of Ukrainian required. The successful candidate should sincerely enjoy teaching audiences of all ages and be comfortable with inquiry-based teaching. Should be sensitive to working with diverse audiences and have excellent interpersonal skills. Should be flexible, self-motivated and energetic.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
The Ukrainian Museum, attn: HR Dept., 222 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003 or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax: (212) 228-1947. No phone calls please. The Ukrainian Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted September 2013
Social Media and Outreach Internship (unpaid)
The Ukrainian Museum is seeking a part-time intern, undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent grad to assist the Marketing Coordinator. This is a temporary, 16-week position starting as soon as possible (may be synchronized with start of semester), with the possibility of an extension.
The successful candidate is familiar with non-profit Facebook pages and other sites, and keeps up with the latest trends in social media. Experience with Photoshop, other graphics programs, and coding HTML, are a plus. Good writing skills, an interest in art and culture, a confident personality, and self-motivation are key.
The intern may assist with and/or be responsible for tasks such as the following:
Maintaining a presence on social media, including drafting of posts to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
Uploading photos, resizing images
Preparation of press kits, media listings follow up
Helping to grow fan base, traffic to websites, and engagement
Posting announcements on public/free calendars
Helping to develop outreach to universities
Tracking and analyzing stats and user feedback
Preparing status updates and reports
Taking photographs with a digital camera
Creating gallery videos
The intern must be available to attend and assist with weekend exhibition openings (two or three openings anticipated in Spring 2013), and other occasional weekend events.
Comfortable in both PC and Mac environments
Has an eye for photography (can frame a picture digital camera)
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT)
Some experience with Photoshop (production of web-ready images)
Knowledge of InDesign and i-Movie, helpful
Familiarity with Google Analytics helpful
Great written and verbal communication skills
Conscientious, detail oriented, organized, creative
Interest in folk art and fine art a plus
Knowledge of Ukrainian language a plus, but not essential.
Time commitment: 2 days, approx. 15 hours/week
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to info(a)ukrainianmuseum.org. Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Volunteers are integral to the life of the Museum, which offers interesting and rewarding opportunities
for training and experience in an established Arts and Culture institution.
Skilled and talented individuals interested in contributing regular hours to the Museum are welcome to
submit their resumes via e-mail to info(a)ukrainianmuseum.org. Fluency or a basic working knowledge
of Ukrainian is a requirement. In your cover letter, state the reasons for your interest in
volunteering at the Museum, describe your particular skill set (art historian, journalist, computer geek, museum enthusiast, etc.), and the days/hours
per week you would like to commit to the Museum.
The Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003