Education Manager, Digital Media & Online Learning [Guggenheim Museum]

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking an Education Manager,

Digital Media & Online Learning. As a member of the Education Department,

and in collaboration with the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative

staff, the Education Manager, Digital Media & Online Learning is responsible

for conceptualizing, managing and evaluating learning initiatives that will

promote and sustain meaningful audience engagement and expansion worldwide

through the Guggenheim website, social networks and other digital/mobile

technologies. The Education Manager will work with staff, curators and

contributors from each region to identify and create content to engage

various local online audiences.

 

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to

promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, architecture, and other

manifestations of visual culture, primarily of the modern and contemporary

periods.  The Guggenheim realizes this mission through exceptional

exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications.

The Guggenheim strives to engage and educate an increasingly diverse

international audience through its unique network of museums and

partnerships.  With nearly three million annual visitors worldwide, the

Guggenheim and its network is one of the most visited cultural institutions

in the world.

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Supervisory Responsibilities:

There are no direct reports associated with this position.

 

Key Responsibilities:

*Identify and implement forward thinking audience engagement strategies that

utilize digital media to sustain worldwide interest and participation

throughout the life of the project and beyond.

*Work with Education and Curatorial staff to conceptualize, develop and

evaluate a dynamic range of web-based educational initiatives including web

forums, teacher and family resources, and offerings collaboratively

developed with artists, guest presenters and other organizations and

institutions.

*Implement and maintain a digital database and audio-visual Program Archive

of all public program documentation; co-conceive and manage dynamic web

presence for UBS educational programs including live audience feeds,

post-program transcripts/documents, blog content response; facilitate

requests and needs for digital images for museum publications, external

affairs and SRGM website among others.

*Act as education project manager to liaise with the Interactive staff and

Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative Editor to coordinate implementation

of online initiatives and utilization of digital assets.

*Work closely with senior education staff to conceptualize, develop and

evaluate effective online, digital media and mobile strategies as tools for

interpreting content about acquisitions, exhibitions; engage artist,

curatorial and audience insights and other multidisciplinary perspectives

where relevant.

*Research, develop and manage the coordination, evaluation and documentation

of a biennial convening of progressive thinkers who have proven experience

in conceptualizing and implementing technology-based and/or community

organizing strategies to engage audiences with contemporary art.

*Conceptualize, teach, and/or coordinate the integration of courses and

workshop that utilize the Sackler Center computer labs as interpretive

venues for the project; oversee the maintenance and proper functioning of

the labs with assistance from IT; provide research and advisement to the

Director of Education on ways to continually increase functionality of labs.

*Advocate for and ensure the accessibility of online and digital media

projects for diverse audiences that adhere as closely as possible to

international accessibility standards.

*Prepare and manage technology budgets and coordinate program contracts,

statistics, requisition proposals and documentation.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

*Master’s Degree in Art History or Art Education; 3-5 years of museum

experience, preferably in an education or technology department

*Strong knowledge of art history with an emphasis in Modern and Contemporary

art

*Strong experience in the development and implementation of educational and

web-based technologies and online learning

*Excellent research, writing, editing and verbal skills

*Proven experience in project management and designing and developing

non-traditional educational approaches that involve online and digital media

environments

*Proven experience in inquiry-based teaching methodologies

*Cross-cultural and work experience on a global level highly desirable

 

 

The Guggenheim offers a competitive salary and excellent medical, dental,

life, disability, and retirement plan coverage.  Our staff also enjoys

generous vacation, sick leave and personal days, access to a variety of

cultural institutions, discounts to museum stores, and a stimulating and

collegial work environment.

 

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including

salary expectations, to employment@guggenheim.org.  Indicate the job title

“Education Manager, Digital Media & Online Learning” in the subject line.

 

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Website: http://www.guggenheim.org

Project Associate [The Franklin Institute]

Full-Time, 37.5 Hours/Week (some evenings & weekends)

Minimum Qualificationss: Bachelor’s degree in science and/or in elementary education (with an emphasis in science), is required, with a Master’s preferred. Experience teaching youth and adults, preferably in urban settings, in school and out; and in curriculum or program development, especially in inquiry-based science, is essential. Target age levels of children for programs are pre-K through 6th. Must have strong collaborative and communication skills. Travel to partner locations throughout the Philadelphia region will be necessary. Bilingual capabilities, especially in Spanish or Asian languages, preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Contribute to the development and/or sustainability of ongoing grant-funded initiatives. Develop and/or revise science curricular materials and web-based resources that integrate literacy and science, and target children and families. Facilitate the learning success of facilitators new to science and/or education. Serve as liaison with project partners, participants, and stakeholders, regionally as well as nationally. Address questions and concerns, and gather documentation, written and verbal, about ongoing efforts – program impact, sustainability, and challenges. Coordinate regional events, meetings, and workshops related to existing and new initiatives, including: a) acting as liaison between TFI and partner organizations and implementation sites; b) coordinating site- or museum-based events and meetings; and c) collecting data, updates, and documentation from program and research participants. Additionally, contribute to the development and preparation of proposals, reports, presentations, and manuals; collaborate with staff at TFI in gender and family education efforts targeting girls, adults, and family groups; and manage project materials, utilizing available volunteers and staff.

Afterschool and Summer Project Coordinator [The Franklin Institute]

Full-Time, 37.5 Hours per Week

Minimum Qualificationss: Bachelor’s degree and experience in elementary education and project coordination is required. Experience and interest in adult and informal science education are preferred. Must have excellent organizational and project coordination skills, be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, as well as be extremely proficient in using Microsoft Office applications and managing large databases. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, especially in working with community partners.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Planning, organizing, and coordinating community-based informal science education projects, including facilitating training workshops, managing project timelines, serving as liaison with multiple project partners, ordering and organizing program materials, planning events, managing program databases and expenses, supporting updates of program curriculum materials, and maintaining general day-to-day operations of projects. Access to a car is essential.

This position is primarily funded by a grant awarded to TFI by GlaxoSmithKline for “Science in the Summer,” a summer program taught by certified science teachers that takes place in over 100 libraries in the five-county region.

Assistant Editor [Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library]

JOB TITLE:  Assistant Editor

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Is responsible for editing museum ephemera, advertising and promotional materials, online and social media content, articles, and other types of printed and electronic communication for substance, grammar, and consistency (combination of content and copy editing) for both general and academic audiences. Editing with an eye toward the particular needs of varied target audiences, the Assistant Editor will ensure that all written communications adhere to Winterthur standards and style, and will assist in proofreading layouts, affirming accuracy of content and design. The Assistant Editor is also responsible for the content, creation, and distribution of Winterthur in Season newsletter and a monthly electronic newsletter, as well as soliciting features, writing copy as required, and fielding editorial questions.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: B.A. in journalism or English with coursework in preferably history, American studies, art history, or related field. Minimum knowledge/skills: Must have a keen eye for detail, well-developed verbal and critical skills. Good feature writer with ability to edit and proofread articles, manuscripts, and ephemera sensitively. Strong working knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style and Associated Press Stylebook; knowledge of editorial procedures and standards; and proficiency with MSWord and Adobe Acrobat. Able to perform under deadline pressures, work independently and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow staff members. Minimum experience: 5 years experience as a writer/editor. Proven track record of excellence, productivity and must provide writing samples.
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Public Affairs Manager [The Museum of Arts and Design]

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), the country’s premier contemporary institution exploring the intersection of craft, design and art, seeks an energetic communications and marketing professional to join the Public Affairs team. The Museum is the country’s preeminent institution dedicated to the collection and exhibition of contemporary objects created in a variety of media.

The Public Affairs Manager will help manage communications and marketing (media relations, marketing, web site, social media, etc.) and will have primary responsibility for directing program and collections outreach as well as institutional marketing. The successful candidate will be an independent thinker with out-of-the-box ideas, a sense of humor and a collaborative spirit.

Position requires excellent writing, communications and organizational skills; ability to work both independently and in a team; and ability to think creatively and strategically. The ideal candidate will also be able to bring fresh thinking about how to evolve and extend the reach of institutional outreach in print, on line and in person.

Responsibilities include:
– Working closely with the Public Affairs team to establish, implement, and evaluate short-term and long-term goals for the Museum’s outreach efforts;

– Working closely with other institutional departments, including Curatorial and Education, to identify opportunities to build visibility for the Museum’s activities and expand its constituent base;

– Developing press materials, coordinating press campaigns and events, including media relations and database management, project management, and reporting;

– Contributing to strategy for and development of outreach and cultivation materials (both print and online), including organizational news and highlights, cultivation packages and press kits;

– Managing the design, production & distribution of marketing materials; establishing and maintaining key marketing partnerships and the annual advertising plan.

– Collaborating with the Curatorial, Education and Tech teams to maintain the organization’s web site;

– Coordinating press and other cultivation events;

– Attending major programs and events as required;

– Supervising departmental assistants and other team members as required.

Candidates must have minimum 5 years of full-time communications experience, preferably in an arts setting.

Candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to the Museum’s mission, and to working to advance its position within the New York City cultural landscape; deep experience working with national arts and culture media; proven track record of success in arts marketing and communications; ability to advocate effectively for the Museum and its goals in professional and social settings; superior communication and organizational skills; and ability to remain flexible and focused in a demanding work environment and to prioritize deadlines and assignments effectively.

Position available November 1.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@madmuseum.org, and note “Public Affairs Manager” in the subject line. Calls will not be accepted. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Website: http://madmuseum.org