Community Programs Specialist
Job Type

The Community Programs Specialist is a full-time non-exempt employee of The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.  The Specialist is expected to share in the strategic long-term vision of the Trust and contribute to the growth of the Trust from both a tactical perspective in the day-to-day operations of the Trust and more importantly, from a strategic, long-term planning perspective, helping to bring innovation and efficiency to the programs created and managed by the position. 


· Supports the functions of the Director, Sunnylands Center & Gardens

· Conducts research for public programs, tours, and interpretive materials.

· Develops high level community public programming.

· Creates and distributes educational materials, publications, ticketing, guest lists, and signage for public programs. 

· Oversees program site and space logistics, including physical set-up of all necessary program spaces and lecture facilities for on-site programs.

· Responsible for communication with support staff including operations and Center & Gardens for onsite programs.

· Responsible for hourly staff scheduling and work assignments during community programs.

· Responsible for communicating with and scheduling contracted instructors for community programs.

· Collects data, analyzes, and evaluates public programs for their educational value. 

· Makes oral presentations and instruct diverse audiences. 

· Provides translation services for Spanish language content for Education, Communications and Collections Departments.

· Cultivates and maintains relationships with community partners to build and strengthen diverse public programming.

· Teaches programs for diverse audiences.

· Responsible for processing departmental purchases and expense reporting to Director. 

· Resolve problems tactfully, courteously, and in accordance with established policies and procedures.

· Consistent, reliable, and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position.




· Strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills.

· Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

· Comfortable interacting and influencing at the mid-level of an organization.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 

· Ability to work collaboratively across functions, levels, and departments toward shared objectives.

· Ability to balance multiple priorities effectively, be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and be committed to excellence.

· Must be highly organized and resourceful with a problem-solving acumen and professional demeanor.


The Community Program Specialist will have the following experience: 

· 3+ years’ experience in activities such as developing, coordinating, and delivering public programs.

· Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, education or related field.

· Demonstrated passion for the Sunnylands mission; a hands-on person with impeccable integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.

Salary Description
$29.95 - $40.40