Education & Public Engagement Manager

Company Name: 

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum


5401 Dinah Shore
Palm Springs, CA 92234

Contact Name: 

Carol Edwards




Job Description: 

• Work with Executive Director and museum management team to set a vision and goals for 21st century skills acquisition and cultural competency outcomes,

• Determine staffing roles within department; recruit, train, and supervise education and program staff and work with the Volunteer Manager to recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for programs,

• Develop and evaluate strategic partnerships with partner organizations,

• Develop and implement an outreach plan to grow new and repeat attendance to programs •Ensure that all programs are evaluated in a consistent manner,

• Prepare reports on programs including narratives when appropriate,

• Help negotiate and manage contracts with teaching artists and consultants,

• Oversee the efforts of any consultants/vendors hired to develop programs or resources,

• Work with Executive Director to develop and manage departmental budget,

• Work with museum staff and Tribal Administration in preparing, tracking, evaluating, and reporting of all education and/or programming grants,

• Conducts evaluation of school programs through statistical analysis, teacher feedback, and Tribal Advisory Committee; gathers feedback from docents and storytellers conducting programs; serves as liaison with the area unified school districts and other education and community groups to build program connections in the community,

• Develops grant proposals, reports, and budget plans related to school programs; contributes to other departmental planning and department-wide activities as required,

• Represents and advocates for school programs both external and internal to the museum; attends select outreach events to engage community partners.