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Education Coordinator

Remuneration: Hourly rate, commensurate with experience
Status: Non-Exempt, F/T with benefits
Opening date: February 1, 2011
Closing date: Open until filled
Reports to: Senior Curator of Education

This position will provide support to the Education Department by coordinating school tour programs, the education programs, and other various administrative and clerical duties as needed.  

•    Ensure the day-to-day operational needs of the Education Department are met
•    Coordinate, manage and schedule LA Plaza’s school tour and education programs
•    Maintain registration information, and bill payment system
•    Perform research and identify leading instructors, LAUSD district leaders, and key teachers
•    Maintain and research school outreach programs, including database maintenance
•    Support Volunteer Coordinator
•    Provide administrative support for:
    o    CEU's and point credit
    o    Docents program
    o    Teacher training program
    o    Teacher outreach
    o    Workshops
    o    After school programs
    o    Senior tour program


A bachelor's degree with an interest in Mexican and Mexican American history and Spanish language desired with experience in museums and cultural institutions.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be highly approachable.
•    Commitment to LA Plaza's goals and mission
•    Sensitivity to a variety of personalities and cultural backgrounds
•    Must be a team player with ability to interact in a positive manner with the public
•    Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office, and Altru software knowledge a plus
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Reliability and honesty above reproach
•    A self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects and work independently
•    Cooperative attitude and willingness to learn
•    Able to interact in a positive manner with the public