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Program Coordinator - Makerspace at The Rabbit hOle

We are seeking a facilitator to lead our Makerspace Programming Area (“Tons of Fun Room”) within The Rabbit hOle. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of solid art and craft competencies, a working knowledge of the museum’s exhibits and the related authors/illustrators, experience working with individuals and families across the lifespan, and organizational skills to deliver engaging and enriching experiences for visitors. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for designing and implementing creative workshops that foster artistic expression and learning in alignment with our museum's mission to connect the community with 100 years of children’s literature.

Job Summary

Workshop Design and Development:

The Makerspace Program Coordinator will develop a strong relationship with Children’s Literature through immersion and research; design and develop innovative workshop themes, activities, and projects that cater to various age groups and interests; collaborate with other administrative staff, educators, and community partners to create dynamic and inclusive workshop experiences; and ensure workshops promote creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Workshop Implementation:

The Makerspace Program Coordinator will lead and facilitate workshops for children and families, maintaining a welcoming and inclusive environment; provide hands-on instruction and guidance to participants, encouraging experimentation and artistic exploration; and manage workshop logistics, including setup and cleanup, to ensure smooth operations.

Outreach and Engagement:

The Makerspace Program Coordinator will assist with promotion of workshops through marketing channels; and actively engage with museum visitors, answering questions, soliciting feedback, and fostering a sense of belonging within the workshop space; integrate and strengthen the culture of literature that is supported through exhibits and programming at the Rabbit Hole.

Evaluation and Improvement:

The Makerspace Program Coordinator will collect and analyze participant feedback and workshop evaluations to assess program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement; and continuously refine/develop workshop curriculum, activities, and resources based on evaluation data, best practices, and emerging trends in arts education.

Administrative Duties:

The Makerspace Program Coordinator will maintain accurate records of Makerspace attendance and materials needs and inventory; coordinate with other administrative museum staff to ensure compliance with safety protocols, policies, and procedures; and coordinate with other administrative staff to ensure program goals are met.


- Bachelor's degree in art education, fine arts, or related field. (Master's degree preferred)

- 3 - 5 years of program leadership experience in the museum space.

- Previous experience working with children/families in an educational or arts-based setting.

- Strong artistic skills and knowledge of various art mediums, techniques, and styles.

- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

- Familiarity with educational standards, curriculum development, and assessment practices.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Google Workspace Suite and experience with database and scheduling software is desirable.

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