Manager of Teacher Programs and School Partnerships

Under the direction of the Head of School Programs and Teacher Resources, the Manager of Teacher Programs and School Partnerships will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the MFA¹s existing partnerships with individual schools and school districts, and cultivating new ones. S/he will be responsible for helping to develop an ongoing program of professional development workshops and resource materials for K­12 teachers, and overseeing their implementation. This individual will work as an integral part of the School Programs team, to deliver high quality museum learning experiences for our audiences of students (grades 2­12), teachers, and MFA Gallery Instructors.

Master¹s degree in Museum Studies, Education, Art History or Art Education required, along with a minimum of five to seven years of related experience. Additional requirements include: excellent teaching, presentation and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple and complex projects while maintaining high standards and degree of accuracy; a demonstrated track record of successfully cultivating relationships and collaborating with partner organizations; the ability to navigate through complex public schools systems;
experience supervising and motivating staff and volunteers; superb customer service and follow-through skills; previous training in Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) preferred; experience with online teaching and learning tools and managing budgets, a plus. Must be creative and strategic in developing high quality learning programs for students,
teachers and museum educators.

Status: Full-time
Hours: 35/week
·         Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Date Posted: 2/8/11

For immediate consideration for the position, please e-mail resume and
cover letter to: resumes[at]mfa[dot]org. Or send via postal mail to:
Human Resources Department
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The MFA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.