Position: Museum Educator
Department: School Programs, Education
(Full-time, union position)
Requirements: Individual must be a thoughtful practitioner with a BA in art
history, history, anthropology, education, visual arts, or a related field,
with at least one year of museum education experience. Excellent research,
communication, organization, and interpersonal skills are necessary, as is
experience teaching K-12 students in a gallery setting. Individual must have
knowledge of child development, museum education theory, and evaluation
methods, as well as experience developing lessons, educational materials,
and public programs. Candidate should have a strong desire to work with
schoolchildren and an interest in collaborating with schoolteachers and
Museum staff at all levels. Additional museum experience is strongly
Responsibilities: The Museum Educator will collaborate with staff in the
Education Division on the development and execution of interpretive programs
and resources for students and teachers. His/her primary programming and
teaching responsibilities will be working with school-based teachers and
administrators to conceive, implement, and manage single visits and
multi-visit programs that include professional development for teachers.
Individual will research, prepare, teach, and evaluate school programs
related to the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Educator will also participate in the Education Division’s Teaching Lab,
collaborate on teacher workshops, contribute to the development of enhanced
access services for audiences with special needs, and prepare teaching
materials for special exhibitions as time permits. Individual will assist in
other projects as needed, working with colleagues throughout the Education
Division and the Museum.
Reports to: School Programs Manager
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, thirty-five-hour work week with occasional
To apply: Please send cover letter and resume by e-mail (preferred) to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Brooklyn Museum, Attn.
School Programs, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11238 by September 19,