Programs Assistant, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

  • 25 Jul 2022 6:14 PM
    Message # 12860807

    TITLE: Programs Assistant

    LOCATION: New Orleans, LA

    REPORTS TO: Deputy Director of Learning & Engagement

    FLSA STATUS: Full-time

    Rate: $27,000–30,000


    The New Orleans Museum of Art seeks a motivated programs assistant to support the administrative needs of the learning and engagement functions of the museum, with particular focus on supporting public, community engagement, and creative aging programs. This full-time assistant is responsible for program registration, and acts as a main conduit for inquiries from the public. This individual must have an understanding of the importance of education within the museum’s mission, a clear communication style, and the ability to anticipate and solve challenges creatively. This entry-level position requires a team player that will work closely with Learning and Engagement staff and perform other department duties as necessary.


    Support and maintain department’s Tessitura needs, including ticketing and program registration.

    Create interdepartmental programming memos and represent the department at weekly logistics meetings

    Create artist, speaker, and performer agreements

    Maintain all program reports and attendance tracking

    Maintain ongoing documentation and archiving of program information

    Code all department invoices and maintain regular budget tracking

    Program signage

    Logistics and on-hand program support

    Food and beverage (bar coordination, catering for smaller programs, etc)

    Greet program partners, readers, artists, performers, etc. as necessary

    Greet school and tour groups as necessary

    Support programs across audiences as necessary

    General administrative support as assigned


    Coursework in Art History, Studio Art, Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Humanities, Education, or similar field; BA preferred.

    Available to work on weekends and evenings as needed

    Experience working with the general public

    Experience working collaboratively with colleagues, staff, and partners

    Excellent verbal and written abilities

    Ability to manage multiple projects

    Experience with Excel & spreadsheets

    Experience with Tessitura a plus, but not required


    Ability to work with diverse audiences

    Interpersonal skills

    Attention to detail

    Excellent customer service skills

    Ability to foster a collaborative team environment

    Organized & punctual


    This can be sedentary work that requires the following physical activities:

    Sitting for long periods of time, walking, finger dexterity, talking, hearing and visual activity

    Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds of art supplies, tables or other furniture, A/V equipment, computer equipment or paper supplies)

    Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.


    Normal office environment.

    NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

    Last modified: 05 Aug 2022 9:54 AM | Anonymous