Monday , February 6 2023

Smithsonian Careers (Employment Opportunities) For Community Engagement Specialist.

Website Smithsonian Institution

Job Description:

The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for building relationships and trust with local communities in the Washington metropolitan area and engaging audiences that more accurately reflect and honor the make-up of the greater Washington regions and will work closely with the Head of Interpretation and Audience Research as well as Interpretation staff, Education staff, Curatorial staff, External Affairs and Public Programs staff to launch the Museum’s first dedicated community outreach and engagement initiative.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify training opportunities to enhance internal staff competence and comfort with effective community engagement practices.
  • Strengthen current alliances with civic and cultural organizations.
  • Create a community engagement plan and operational strategy for developing and deepening relationships with underrepresented audiences, which aligns with departmental and organizational mission, values, priorities.
  • Collaborate with the Interpretation team on interpretive planning for exhibition and collection installations, envisioning opportunities for community collaboration and co-creation.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

Job Details:

Company: Smithsonian Institution

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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