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Museum, Community Engagement Manager
Responsible for carrying out the museum's public service and educational mission by the development, promotion and presentation of public programs and services for the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University. In support of the museum's overall goals of building audience engagement and community connections, and expanding the diversity of audiences, a primary responsibility of the Community Engagement Manager is increasing both earned income and philanthropic support by connecting with audiences through special events, rental programs, fundraising events, and managing the Museum Shop. Reports to the Museum Director.
Coordinates with MSU administration, student and faculty organizations, and community partners to offer, schedule and manage social events, business meetings, and use of the facility. Works with the Curator of Education to develop curriculum, coordinate and implement educational outreach programming including Summer Art Camps, Holiday Workshops, Home School classes, and Teacher Workshops. Schedules, implements, markets and supervises public events. Schedules, plans and implements Art Bus tours in collaboration with The Arts Council and consultation with the Curator of Education. Coordinates the annual student art exhibitions in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wichita Falls and WFISD Junior High School Art Teachers. Maintains Museum Shop inventory, promotes sales, arranges displays, and manages the Shop. Produces marketing messages and materials to promote public programs and fundraising events. Performs related duties as assigned.
Physical Condition
Moderate physical activities required of general office work and the ability to supervise and participate in the programming activities, physical setup/breakdown of events designed for the general public and MSU groups.
Two years of experience in museum setting in special event management preferred.
Working knowledge of current museum best practices. Must have a good knowledge of the trends, theories, and methodologies related to development, promotion, and presentation of educational programs and materials for a varied audience. Must have knowledge required for successful public events staging, planning, and execution.
Bachelors Degree in Arts Administration, Arts Education, Non-Profit Management, Marketing, or related discipline.
Additional Requirements
Must be well-organized; have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must have the ability to work well with a diverse audience and relate to college students, faculty, staff, and the public to satisfy requests. Ability to manage a variety of tasks in a Museum atmosphere. Must be able to work occasional nights and supervise weekends. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 04-30-2018