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Public Program Manager

The Heard Museum seeks a Public Program Manager in its Education Department. Primary duties include planning, budgeting and implementing the public programs, demonstrators and festivals based in the Education Department. The ability to manage complex projects and associated details and coordinate a team that includes other museum departments, volunteers and artists and community members is essential as is a clear sense of culturally appropriate subject matter.

The Public Program Manager participates in exhibit planning teams and facilitates appropriate exhibit-related education programs and materials. The ability to conduct school tours and teach hands-on activities for classes is important. The successful candidate has excellent public speaking skills and the ability to develop and administer evaluative instruments for public programs.

A bachelor’s degree in history, art history, anthropology, American Indian studies or education is required. This is a full-time, salaried position. Send resume to hr@heard.org. EEOC. (Posted Oct. 22, 2015)


Mission Statement

The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest.

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Photograph Credits

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of either the Heard Museum Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives or the following museum staff and supporters: Caesar Chaves, Debra Krol, Taylor Peterson, Mark Scarp, Apphia Shirley, Craig Smith and Lizard Light Productions.