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Intern Position for Collections & Exhibitions
Exhibition Intern I
Special Project: The Art of Video Games

Qualifications/Requirements
• Minimum 6 hours required per week (1 shift/day per week) during museum open hours, including weekend days
• Must be available for a training day prior to the exhibition opening (3 hour training)
• Currently enrolled student in good standing
• A professional demeanor and appearance
• Strong verbal communication skills

Description
The primary role of this position is to assist the FIA for the duration of the upcoming exhibition The Art of Video Games (10.25.14–1.18.15). This position will be stationed directly in the galleries and will attend to visitors.

Responsibilities
• Greet visitors
• Assist visitors in using the consoles, kiosks, and games
• Report any problems immediately to the Assistant Curator or appropriate staff on call
• Clean consoles at the end of the shift
• Proper uniform required (t-shirt will be provided)
• Other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Curator

Contact
Please send application and resume to:
Ashley Phifer
Assistant Curator
Flint Institute of Arts
aphifer@flintarts.org
810.234.1692
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Education Administrative Assistant

Summary
Responsible for providing clerical, administrative, and programming support to Education department staff.

Position Responsibilities
• Maintains database and spreadsheets for education program statistics.
• Schedule all adult, college, school groups, providing clear communication of museum tour policies through a variety of media (telephone, written materials, web, in person greeting of groups) and processing financial transactions.
• Manage scheduling of museum volunteers (docents) for education programs.
• Assists with the coordination of program and workshop logistics.
• Compiles documents such as confirmation forms, invoices, and cash receipts.
• Performs general office management support such as supply ordering.
• Prepares materials for meetings, workshops and reports, including typing, copying, scanning and mailing.
• Other duties as assigned by the Curator of Education.

Qualifications
• This position requires an Associate's Degree in Business, Communications or a related field.
• A minimum of one to two years of experience in an office environment.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, FileMaker or other database software, email and web communications.
• High standards for accuracy and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated ability to use experience and good judgment in decision making.
• Aptitude for organizing tasks, managing time and multiple, competing priorities.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication abilities.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references by August 15, 2014 to:

Education Administrative Assistant Search
Flint Institute of Arts
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
810.237.7327 (fax)
flintartsed@me.com
No phone calls, please.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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Digital Learning Manager

Summary
Responsible for developing and supporting interpretive media and educational resources for Museum exhibitions and collections, including iPad guides and mobile or web-based projects.

Position Responsibilities
• Work with Education department staff to support the FIA's strategic goals for audience engagement through digital strategies and addressing the specific needs and interests of an increasingly diverse audience.
• Provide support for public programs, oversee evaluation of interpretive media strategies, and working directly with Education staff to develop strategies to publish education resources and content online.
• Other duties as assigned by the Curator of Education.

Qualifications
• B.A. in art history, art education, museum education, or a related field.
• Three years of museum experience in the areas of interpretation and interpretive media.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Required
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, email and web communications.
• Experience in developing social media strategies and managing a successful social media initiative.
• Experience with video/multimedia production and software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite.
• Ability to organize resources and establish priorities when gathering information and communicating key messages to a diverse audience.
• High standards for accuracy and attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication abilities.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references by August 15, 2014 to:

Digital Learning Manager Search
Flint Institute of Arts
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
810.237.7327 (fax)
flintartsed@me.com
No phone calls, please.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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