Education & Public Program Manager

 EDUCATION & PUBLIC PROGRAM MANAGER

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Art History or related field preferred;
  • Basic knowledge of Islamic History is an advantages;
  • of 3 years working experience preferably in managerial level an art museum’s curatorial or education department;
  • Proficient in English & Bahasa Malaysia, knowledge of Arabic and other languages is an advantage;
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills including the ability to present information in a variety of formats, to understand & present information to a variety of audience and to communicate the Museum’s mission with passion and sensitivity;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work well with colleagues and other employees;
  • Provides leadership, direction and coordination for the Museum’s education and public programs comprise responsible for the research, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of all education and public programs at the Museum;
  • To ensure the programs complement and supplement the exhibition program which involve diverse audiences of all ages, serve the institution’s mission and are guided by its long-range plan;
  • Pleasant personality and able to interact with children;

 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and develops educational programming to reach abroad range of audiences in line with Islamic Arts Museum requirements;
  • Liaise with external organisations for joint programs and partnership;
  • Supervises and evaluates all museum-based education programs including university/college/school tours for students;
  • In collaboration with other departments especially Marketing & Event Department & Curatorial Affairs Department to develops, plans, and promote all Museum’s programs, including but not limited to gallery talks, lectures, workshops and special activities for all constituencies both internally and externally;
  • Maintains and manages the department’s education contact database;
  • Provides the programming content for the Museum’s website as well as social media and other marketing needs;
  • Develops exhibition handouts/worksheet that provide information and programming schedules;