Public Programs Coordinator

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Public Programs Coordinator



The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, consisting of 21 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, nine research facilities and the Smithsonian Libraries. The Smithsonian American Art Museum is the nation’s first collection of American art and is home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.

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This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals . Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement 23R-SK-307947-MPA-SAAM. More than one selection may be made from this announcement.


The Public Programs Coordinator is responsible for conceiving, executing, and implementing interpretive public programs from initial proposal through program close-out.

In this position, you will:

  • Conceive and prepare proposals for a variety of programs and audiences including lectures, artists’ talks and demonstrations, family days, tours, film series and other events.
  • Plan and implement arrangements for funded programs including physical space, staffing, contractors and materials required.
  • Oversee on site program logistics, introduce programs and participants, and resolve problems that may arise.


$61,947 – $80,532 per year

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): $50,000-$75,000
Experience: Less than 2 Years
Education Level: -