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Makerspace Program Coordinator at The Rabbit hOle
Job Summary

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 Makerspace Coordinator will be responsible for 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.


Basic Responsibilities:
Develop a strong relationship with Children’s Literature  through immersion and research; assist in the development of 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:
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.

Evaluation and Improvement:

Continuously refine/develop workshop curriculum, activities, and resources based on  evaluation data, best practices, and emerging trends in arts education.

Administrative Duties:
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.

  • 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.

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

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