Public Programs and Events Coordinator: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Posted January 7th, 2016 at 1:01 pm.

The Public Programs and Events Coordinator oversees the creation, development, execution, and management of public programs, and strategic community partnerships. Reporting to the Manager of Communications and working with the museum’s senior staff, the Coordinator fosters access to the collection through engaging various public audiences by developing and implementing exceptional, collection- and exhibition-based Museum programming.


  • Produce dynamic public programs related to Museum exhibitions, collection, and mission. Program production entails planning, developing, and implementing a diverse annual schedule of program offerings, including onsite programs, partnerships, new media, and other technology.
  • Identify, cultivate, and maintain key strategic community partnerships.
  • Represent the Museum and its mission, goals, and program philosophy in the local, state, secondary, and graduate educational community.
  • Perform other related duties as directed.


  • BA degree in history, American studies, historical administration, public history, education, or museum studies.
  • 3+ years experience in public programs or equivalent.
  • Strong skills, experience, and comfort interacting frequently with Museum staff, volunteers, vendors, donors, educational professionals, and visitors from all audiences.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work required.

Salary Information

  • Commensurate with experience.
  • This position does not offer benefits.
To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: or Public  Programs Coordinator, Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent, 15 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

PHM is an equal opportunity employer.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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