Manager of Programs & Community Partnerships
Job Details
Senator John Heinz History Center - Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
High School

The Heinz History Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the largest history museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a full time Manager of Programs and Community Partnerships, a new position that will become part of a dynamic and growing Learning Division.

The Manager of Programs and Community Partnerships will develop, oversee, and evaluate a range of public-facing programs that enable diverse audiences to engage in meaningful experiences with our region’s history, collections, exhibitions, and institutional initiatives. This position will lead the Programs and Community Partnerships Department in developing strategic programmatic opportunities both onsite at the History Center and throughout the region, with an emphasis on increasing participation, especially in traditionally underserved communities.  
The Manager of Programs and Community Partnerships will be responsible for fostering strong external and internal collaboration, including building relationships with local partners, as well as acting as the liaison between different museum departments for the effective execution of programs. This position will supervise the Adult Programs Coordinator, the Youth and Family Program Manager, and the History Center Affiliates Program Manager.  



The ideal candidate will:  have a commitment to diversity and inclusion as key strategies toward broad-based institutional excellence; four to six years’ experience with demonstrated skills in developing and implementing programs; experience leading a team of staff to meet strategic goals; ability to demonstrate and foster empathy amongst staff and community partners; demonstrated experience effectively managing multiple projects; effective oral and listening skills and the ability to work effectively and respectfully with people of diverse cultures, ages, and economic backgrounds; excellent writing skills; demonstrated positive approach to problem solving, collaborating with others, and  in approaching new tasks; and ability to use Microsoft Office suite of programs; availability on evenings and weekends as needed.