CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
Under the general direction of the Chair of the History Department and the Faculty Director of the Museum Studies Program, the Program Coordinator has a full range of operational program duties. These include administration of both the graduate Museum Studies certificate program and the undergraduate Museum Studies minor; communications and marketing efforts for both Museum Studies programs; internship and job placement coordination for both MSST minors and HIST majors; participation in strategic projects aligned with the goals of the History Department and Museum Studies Program; and daily operation of the Museum Studies office. The position requires handling multiple assignments concurrently. Individual is expected to build sustainable engagement and support for the Museum Studies programs to bolster enrollment and foster program development. A high level of independent judgment, initiative and problem-solving skills are required. This position is proactive and results-oriented. Located for administrative and budgetary purposes within the Department of History, the Museum Studies Program serves students from departments and programs across the College of Arts and Sciences.
Bachelor’s degree with two years’ academic program coordination related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience and proven success in developing pitches and garnering media placements, and social media content development. Familiarity with website management practices, including work roles, workflow and versioning.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Working knowledge of Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln, and Instagram, and best practices in a professional setting as well as an understanding of web standards. Familiarity with Hootsuite desirable.
Skills in Word Press, HTML, and Photoshop software strongly preferred.
Video editing experience is a plus.
For details and application link see: http://www.museumstudies.udel.edu/program-coordinator-museum-studies/.