Programs Coordinator - Michigan Museums Association (2/16/24)
The Michigan Museums Association is looking for a new team member to support the Michigan museum community in providing expertise, engagement, and advocacy. This is a part-time position that starts at $17 an hour for 20 hours a week and includes PTO, holiday pay, and partial benefits. The Programs Coordinator will coordinate all professional development programs provided by the Michigan Museums Association and provide support for communications, advocacy, and fundraising. This is a non-exempt, part-time hourly position.
About the Michigan Museums Association (MMA)
MMA is a catalyst for advancing Michigan’s museum community through shared learning, advocacy and collaboration. Our vision is of thriving museums in vibrant communities and our focus is on expertise, engagement, and advocacy for and with the Michigan museum community. We share resources and opportunities to help museums achieve their mission and strive for best practice; bring the Michigan museum community together to learn from and inspire each other; and serve as an amplifier of the collective voice of the Michigan museum community and advocate for their support.
MMA is small but mighty and includes a ¾ time Executive Director, a ½ time Communications Coordinator, and a ¼ time Membership and Development Assistant, all of whom work in remote offices. Work hours include a set schedule that includes common hours for all staff together, as well as flexible time for each. Weekly staff check-ins and project related meetings are held via Zoom during common work hours. MMA is a 501(c)3 non-profit and is led by a Board of Directors representing the Michigan museums community.
The Programs Coordinator will coordinate all professional development programs provided by the Michigan Museums Association and provide support for communications, advocacy, and fundraising including, but not limited to, the following:
Communications, Advocacy, and Fundraising
The Programs Coordinator reports to the MMA Executive Director and works closely with the Executive Director and Communications Coordinator, as well as with the Membership and Development Assistant.
This is a time-limited contract. The first contract would run from hire date through December 31, 2024. Renewal of the contract on an annual basis is intended.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, detail-oriented self-starter with communication, writing, time-management, and technology skills. Applicants with a background in museum work as well as professional development instruction, informal/continuing education, and/or online learning would be particularly desirable. MMA is also seeking applicants that would diversify the staff team in terms of geographic location, cultural representation, formal education, gender representation, and/or age.
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with subject line “Programs Coordinator” by February 16. First round interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Additional interviews may take place via Zoom or in-person.
We encourage applications from candidates that would balance the experience and representation of the current staff.
Please contact MMA Executive Director Lisa Craig Brisson (firstname.lastname@example.org, 313-334-7643) with questions.
The Michigan Museums Association does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.