Senior Manager, Museum School Program

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
EVP Provost Academic Affairs
Michael C. Carlos Museum
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • Under the supervision of the Ingram Director of Education, manages all aspects of the museum's sixty-plus member volunteer Docent Guild.
  • Organizes annual training schedule for veteran docents.
  • Conducts docent training on collections, exhibitions, curriculum-based tour themes, and touring techniques.
  • Recruits, trains, and evaluates new docents.
  • Recruits, trains, and evaluates student docents.
  • Organizes annual volunteer luncheon.
  • Works with K-12 teachers and school system administrators, museum curators, and docents, to develop thematic tours and web-based curriculum materials related to collections and exhibitions.
  • Develops and manages K-12 and adult tour programs.
  • Develops and implements workshops, professional development courses, and Evenings for Educators for K-12 teachers.
  • Hires and supervises contract artists for teacher programs.
  • Works to develop long-term relationships with area school systems and community partners.
  • Manages the Teacher Advisory Council.
  • Works with other departmental staff to organize special events for home school audiences.
  • Collaborates with other staff in the preparation of grant proposals and related reports, promoting educational activities, and coordinating programs.
  • Writes promotional and other copy about programs for K-12 teachers and students and home schools, for use in printed pieces, website, and electronic fliers.
  • Supervises student interns on a variety of projects.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.


  • Bachelor's degree in art history or a related field.
  • Two years of education program management experience.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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