Education Coordinator

Dayton Art Institute
December 6, 2021
456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, Ohio
Opportunity Type
This opportunity is virtual.


The Education Coordinator is a critical member of the education department with primary administrative responsibilities for all aspects related to the scheduling of museum as well as virtual visits, education programs and the coordinating of volunteer and/or staff to lead these experiences. Strong communication skills are required to work with schools and community groups, both those who contact us and outreach to others, and to provide Museum Guides with updated information about museum visits, training, exhibitions, and special events. This position is also responsible for supporting grant and development requests by accurately tracking and providing tour attendance figures by school districts, coordinating transportation, and demographic data, as well as supporting Education programming in conjunction with other Education and Curatorial staff.

This is a remote, part-time, 20 hour per week, non-supervisory position and the hourly rate will be commensurate with experience, and any additional qualifications. While the ability to work a flexible schedule is required, the majority of this position’s schedule is Monday through Friday. At times, evenings and weekends will be required, but minimal. Work schedule may sometimes vary to accommodate special events schedule. The DAI requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or request and receive approval for a medical or religious exemption from the vaccine.

Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility
Dayton Art Institute aspires to develop, promote, and sustain an organizational culture and reputation in the communities that we serve as an organization that values, nurtures and leverages inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in all that we do.


Competencies, Skills and Abilities
  • Sales, group sales, or box office experience helpful
  • Proficiency with ticketing management system or similar database software preferred
  • Exceptional telephone and speaking skills
  • Clear and succinct written communication skills
  • Professional, enthusiastic, and engaging with an ability to communicate effectively to wide range of audiences
  • Strong organizational skills; exceptional resourcefulness and flexibility; displays good judgment; problem solving; exercises tact and diplomacy always
  • Attention to detail and with an ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently
  • Able to handle multiple projects and prioritize duties
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of fundraising databases (Altru) desired
  • Proficiency with digital technology, new and emerging media, social media, mobile devices, and other relevant media
  • Knowledge of American Sign Language or multilingual a plus
Only Silver is Gold members can apply for opportunities.

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