Thursday, August 09, 2012

Program Officer, Public Humanities Programs - Connecticut Humanities (CTH)

Program Officer, Public Humanities Programs - Connecticut Humanities (CTH) seeks a highly motivated and creative individual to develop, manage and evaluate innovative public programs for adults. Working independently and with CTH staff, the Program Officer is responsible for creating and launching humanities-based programs that engage new audiences by exploring topics relevant to adults across the state. He/she will work with identified partners and convene groups to assist in the design, delivery and funding of these programs. Primary assignments include programming for the Connecticut Center for the Book and for CTH’s We Have Issues! facilitated discussions for adults. Requirements: BA/BS in humanities discipline; significant and extensive experience designing, implementing, managing and evaluating public programs; excellent writing, speaking and computer skills; ability to work effectively with culturally, economically, socially and educationally diverse groups; entrepreneurial spirit. Need imagination, intellect, teamwork and an appreciation for the value of the humanities in community life. This is a regular full-time salaried position with excellent benefits. Attendance at evening and weekend programs required. Car required for in-state travel. Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, salary history/requirements and three references by August 27, 2012 to Please note “Program Officer” in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please. Connecticut Humanities is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.