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Museum Education Curator [El Paso Museum of Art]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 26, 1972 in job announcements |

*Job Title:*

 

Museum Education Curator****

 

*Closing Date/Time:*

 

Thu. 10/25/12 11:59 PM Mountain Time****

 

*Salary:*

 

$19.40 – $28.69 Hourly

$1,551.72 – $2,294.99 Biweekly

$3,362.06 – $4,972.48 Monthly

$40,344.68 – $59,669.78 Annually****

 

*Job Type:*

 

Civil Service****

 

*FLSA:*

 

Exempt****

 

*Location:*

 

Various Locations within the City of ****El Paso**, **Texas********

 

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*Requirements*

 

Candidate must have a Master¹s degree in art education, museum studies,

American history, art history, archaeology, or anthropology,  and one (1)

year of museum educational program experience.****

 

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*Licenses and Certificates*: ****Texas**** Class ³C² Driver¹s License or

equivalent from another state.****

 

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* General Purpose:*

 

Under direction, develop, interpret, display and promote museum¹s volunteer

tour guides and public education programs for an assigned area.****

 

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* Typical Duties:*

 

Plan, develop, and implement public educational programs, as

assigned. Involves: Develop, prepare and conduct museum educational

programs that include outreach to schools, civic and service organizations

and other public and private organizations. Make and guide support staff in

formal presentations. Research, design, write and print interpretive

materials, exhibition brochures, press releases, gallery guides and

regional publications. Prepare written materials for publication and

distribution including the museum calendar of upcoming programs, activities

and events. Assist in development and coordination of plans, promotions and

gallery events.****

 

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Lead the tour guide program and training. Involves: Research historical

information for art work and artifacts and prepare lectures and written

materials for the temporary, traveling and permanent exhibitions. Prepare

training materials. Create, evaluate and conduct art, archaeology, or

history and formal docent training classes for the public. Assess training

effectiveness based on development of evaluation tools and analysis of

program evaluations and make recommendations. Recruit volunteers. Monitor

and coach docent job performance. Adjust training to improve tour

content. Schedule docents and maintain work records. Respond to tour

inquiries. Schedule and conduct gallery tours. ****

 

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Perform administrative duties as assigned. Involves: Read and edit written

matter by other museum divisions. Lecture at regional and national level

about museum programs, art, archaeology or history education, museum

education or art history. Network and develop museum programs for teachers

and students in ****El Paso**** and surrounding areas. Promote programs and

activities through contact with media. Maintain activity records and

prepare related reports.****

 

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Supervise assigned regular and volunteer staff. Involves: Schedule, assign,

and review operational and procedural activities. Prioritize and coordinate

museum¹s educational activities. Instruct, guide and check work. Appraise

employee performance. Provide training and development. Enforce personnel

rules, regulations, and work standards. Counsel, motivate and maintain

harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers,

discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.****

 

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* General Information:*

 

For complete job description click here

 

<http://agency.governmentjobs.com/elpaso/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&cl

assSpecID=731355&agency=1579&viewOnly=yes>

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Test information:  An evaluation of education and experience will be

conducted on qualified applicants.  The top 10 applicants who make a

passing grade of 75 on the evaluation of education and experience may be

invited to participate in an oral examination component of this

recruitment.  The oral interview examination may be waived if 5 or fewer

applicants are qualified.

 

*Note:  Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will

close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

 

*Please note:  Current opening is at the El Paso Museum of Art.

 

Please note:  Recruitment extended to receive applications.****

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