Intrepid Museum Programs and Exhibitions
Rainbow Band
Donate Now
Home > Careers > Public Programs > Coordinator Public Programs
Coordinator Public Programs

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since 2012. The Mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming, in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

Together with the Director of Public Programming, the Coordinator will assist in the planning and execution of public programming for the museum – including, but not limited to, Fleet Week, Kids Week, Astronomy Night, after-hours programming and more, for all age groups.  Programming and events should be content-driven and support the museum’s mission while tapping new audiences and building on relationships within the surrounding communities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Communicating and partnering with key departments within the museum to aide in successful implementation of each event.  These departments include Visitor Services, Special Events, Operations, Education, Exhibits, Marketing and Public Relations, among others.
  • Helping to create annual program budgets, processing invoices/payments and managing contracts with outside partners/vendors.
  • Helping with the planning, coordination and execution of each program within budget and in support of content partners.
  • Post event follow up with all partners and internal departments
  • Performs other duties as required by management.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer knowledge, including proficiency with word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software.
  • Demonstrated track record of high ethical character.

The ideal candidates should have Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Museum Studies, Humanities or Social Sciences from four-year college or university and 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and vendors. Ability to think analytically and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.Ability to work some weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary.

For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to: Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.


Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.