Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
July 11, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Program Associate


  • The Program Associate performs a wide variety of responsibilities to support a wide ranges of programs and events, including stewardship of events, set-up and implementation of events, and is the key producer of the MFA Late Nites event series.
  • Acts as key producer for MFA Late Nites and coordinates with performers, artists, speakers, and partners; coordinates internally with various departments including Education, Security, Restaurant Associates, and Marketing; schedules large team meetings to ensure for good communication between the many departments involved; reaches out to potential partners about their involvement in programming and coordinates efforts within the Learning and Community Engagement Department
  • Supports day-to-day running of various small-scale programs including Namaste Saturday and introduces speakers for weekend/evening lectures and courses as needed; acts as primary public face of smaller scale concert programs by introducing and running the programs day-of; assists as a staffing resource for musical performances not directly connected with the concert program including, but not limited to, those for Community Celebrations, the MFA Film Program, marketing, and other special events
  • Ensures that all logistics are orchestrated in an organized and timely fashion for a smooth program execution aligned with the goals of the Museum

  • Bachelor of Arts in related discipline
  • Ability to interact with diverse audiences, in terms of age, economic status, and cultural background
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other museum staff and artists
  • Minimum of three years of experience supporting a successful and comprehensive lectures, courses, concerts or similar programs
  • Must be a resourceful and detail-oriented planner
  • Must be able to work in a high pace demanding environment without compromising accuracy or high standards
  • Must be energetic and a strong collaborator with an ability to effectively manage internal and external relationships at all levels
  • Outstanding communicator with solid verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Must have solid quantitative skills in order to oversee budget record-keeping
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Must be flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays

This is a term position, with full-time benefits, through June 30, 2020.

How To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. The Museum is committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, or past, present, or future service in the uniformed services of the United States, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Apply by:
September 05, 2019
About this Organization:
Fine arts cultural and educational institution.