Louisiana Children's Museum

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Seasonal Job Opportunities (April-June 2019):

Assistant Camp Director (seasonal)

The Assistant Camp Director is responsible for supporting and performing duties related to the coordination of the holiday and summer camp programs at the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Assistant Camp Directors create a safe and welcoming environment for campers while also facilitating engaging and creative play-based experiences. Applicants should have some college experience, experience working with children in a creative environment, and excellent communication and customer service skills.  This is a part-time, seasonal position for April-June 2019.

To apply, please e-mail resume and cover letter to Emily Barnitz, Early Learning Manager. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 31st.

Exhibit and Play Facilitator (seasonal)

The Exhibit & Play Facilitator is responsible for engaging and coordinating the visitor experience throughout the museum. Exhibit & Play Facilitators create safe but adventuresome places for children to play. As professional “play-ologists” they meet the need and help restore children’s freedom to play. They are also responsible for delivering the museum’s birthday party experiences. Applicants will have some college experience with a concentration or focus in education, or related field. Excellent communication, customer service, and public speaking skills required. This is a part-time, seasonal position for May-June 2019; candidates must work weekends and some after hours.

To apply, please e-mail resume and cover letter to Cassie Janowski, Museum Experience Manager. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 31st.



As the Louisiana Children’s Museum anticipates our relocation to New Orleans City Park (late summer 2019), we are preparing for several new positions to be created and filled in the months ahead. Advance notice of key positions is listed below:

 

Chief Learning Officer, reports to CEO, to be hired early 2019

Responsibilities include oversight of all museum’s learning experiences, both onsite (indoor exhibits and outdoor gardens) and offsite.  Preferred background includes familiarity with Reggio Emilia approach to learning, deep knowledge of early childhood development, experience with informal learning environments, and extensive experience supervising others.  Having a solid understanding of Louisiana’s education reform movement is a must.

For more information, please contact Julia Bland.

 

Facility and Grounds Manager, reports to COO, to be hired March or April 2019

Full-time position charged with efficient, safe and effective operation of a state-of-the-art building.  This position will be responsible for all mechanical, electrical, and other operating systems of a LEED silver building. Grounds care includes maintaining a clean and safe 8.5-acre site situated on a lagoon in City Park with landscape following Sustainable SITES guidelines. Exhibit maintenance includes care and repair and healthy maintenance of all museum components and museum interactive exhibits.

For more information, please contact Lauren Clay.

 

Sustainable Gardener, reports to COO, to be hired in April 2019

Full-time position charged with care of outdoor gardens and interactive learning environments including: edible garden, toddler landscape, wetlands, music garden, pelican perch, labyrinth, restored shoreline and the event lawn. Experience interacting the public and working with volunteers is required. Familiarity with Sustainable SITES requirements is a plus.

For more information, please contact Julia Bland.

 

Volunteer Manager, reports to COO, to be hired early 2019

Full-time position to help build, manage, and run a complex museum volunteer program for volunteers of all ages, backgrounds, and educational skill sets. Experience managing volunteer programs required.

For more information, please contact Lauren Clay.

 

Event and Sales Manager, reports to COO, to be hired in March 2019

Full-time position to manage all rentals of facility and grounds. Responsibilities include facility sales, client interaction, working with our preferred catering vendor, scheduling museum event staff and outside services, and working all events. Irregular hours required.

For more information, please contact Lauren Clay.

 

Exhibit Gallery Managers, to be hired June 2019

The museum will hire Gallery Managers to oversee interactive learning environments and create experiences to maximize the many resources created in each gallery.  Each Gallery Manager position is listed below in an expanded description.  Experience working with young children required and a knowledge of Reggio Emilia approach is preferred.

For more information, please contact Lauren Clay.

  • Follow that Food Gallery Manager, to be hired June 2019 — Must have knowledge about growing and sourcing local foods, nutrition, menu preparation, and early literacy. Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and experience working with young children required.
  • Dig into Nature Gallery Manager, to be hired June 2019 — Must have knowledge of environmental education; specifically, around Louisiana’s ecosystems and habitats, the plants, animals and natural resources that are in abundance in our region. Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and experience working with young children required.
  • Move with the River Gallery Manager, to be hired June 2019 — Must have knowledge of environmental education, specifically water management. Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and experience working with young children required.
  • Make Your Mark Gallery Manager, to be hired June 2019 — Must have knowledge of New Orleans’ distinct culture and heritage, specifically architecture, music, design, art and more.  Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and experience working with young children required.
  • Make Your Mark Studio Manager, to be hired June 2019 — This position oversees the museum’s new Studio in the Park. It will include art education with making with the Reggio Emilia approach to learning. Knowledge of art history, making and innovative open-ended experiences required. Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and experience working with young children required.  For more information, please contact Julia Bland.

 


We look for the following leadership qualities in all of our staff: courage, humility, a life-long love of learning, a yearning to excel and help others excel, a deep moral code, excitement about the world, a sense of humor, the ability to illustrate your visions, and a genuine interest in people.     **Whistleblower policy**


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