Out of School (OST), Family and Teen Programs Manager

Out of School (OST), Family and Teen Programs Manager

Position:                                                                Out of School (OST), Family and Teen Programs Manager

Department:                                                         Education

Reports to:                                                            Director of Education

Position Classification:                                       Full-time, salaried, exempt


Position Overview

The Queens Museum’s Out-of-School (OST) and Family Programs Manager works closely with the Director of Education to develop and deliver the QMs out-of- school, family, youth and community-based programs. They are a key member of the team and work in collaboration with curators, educators and partners.




  • Work with the Director of Education to agree and set the strategic plan for out of schools, teen and family programs.
  • Develops and coordinates new and established programs aimed at promoting learning in informal education settings, fostering intergenerational learning communities, supporting innovative youth work and a diverse range of community-based programs
  • Serve as the lead educator and mentor for Queens Teens, the museum’s nationally recognized youth leadership and apprenticeship program
  • In collaboration with school and community personnel, oversee outreach to recruit teen program participants.
  • Facilitate teen activities and youth work assignments, ensuring positive youth experience
  • Promote and expand teen participation, engagement and leadership at the Museum through other programs events, partnerships and other initiatives.
  • Oversees the documentation, evaluation, and assessment of informal school time, teen and family programs
  • Plan and manage summer and winter camps for children, ages 7-12
  • Oversee, plan and facilitate Family programs
  • Support the Communications Manager to continually expand the museum’s visibility among diverse youth, family and community audiences.
  • Work directly with educators and artists to deliver programs aimed at promoting learning in informal education settings, fostering intergenerational learning communities, and supporting innovative work with young people.
  • Assist the Development department with tracking, writing, and budgeting for fundraising purposes and reporting.
  • Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above



  • Bachelor’s degree in culture, sociology, art/museum education, or other related fields or its equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years working with youth and/or families in museum, community or cultural setting in a supervisory role
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must be personable, flexible, and skilled at managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work in a team and to collaborative effectively as well as work independently when appropriate
  • Proven organizational and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented, with ability to prioritize and manage time accordingly
  • Knowledge and appreciation of art work preferred
  • Available to work Sundays and some evenings as needed
  • Available to facilitate art workshops and ensure delivery of informal school, teen and family programs offsite at community organizations and schools

Please note the scheduled work days change seasonally, with occasional weekend and evenings required.


To Apply:

Please send resume and a cover letter demonstrating how background aligns with the position requirements and responsibilities to HR@queensmuseum.org and HHolder@queensmuseum.org


Applications will be accepted through August 30, 2019. No phone calls please.