Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. 

By joining the Brooks you would be working with a well-established organization that is the largest fine arts museum in the state of Tennessee. The Brooks is a multifaceted institution consisting of art from antiquity to the present in a wide range of media. This is an exciting time to consider joining the museum, which is continually growing and changing. We welcome your application for currently posted positions, and also encourage you to re-visit this site for information about future opportunities.  

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: School Programs Coordinator

Department: Education

Reports to: Director of Education and Interpretation

Employment Status: Regular/Full-time


The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, with the largest and only collection of world art in Tennessee and the Mid-South area, seeks a School Programs Coordinator to schedule all docent-led and self-guided tours, teach studio lessons to school groups, and oversee the museum’s multi-visit program for fourth-graders. Under the general direction of the Director of Education and Interpretation, s/he arranges age- and content-appropriate tours for a variety of groups; handles reservations for public tours and teacher workshops; provides effective and timely communication with volunteer tour guides, works with the Marketing department to promote school and public tours; implements a multi-visit program for fourth grade students; develops lesson plans for teachers and docents for school tours; assists with Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards; and serves as a member of the dynamic Education Department team. Occasional weekend and evening work required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Demonstrable teaching and facilitation skills, including an ability to engage, and motivate youth

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within and beyond the institution. 

  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including ability to work on multiple programs and deadlines simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to tailor speech and writing to a variety of audiences and purposes.

  • Command of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Knowledge of regional and local communities and audiences helpful.

  • Demonstrable ability to anticipate and problem-solve independently.

  • High degree of professionalism and a team spirit.

  • Ability to be firm and flexible as the situation requires.

  • Goal-oriented/solution-focused.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018

The School Programs Coordinator is full-time and includes benefits. Send cover letter and resume (as a Word attachment) to: kathy.dumlao@brooksmuseum.org with “School Programs Coordinator” in the subject line.

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.