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Senior Educator, Gallery/Studio Program [Brooklyn Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 10, 1973 in job announcements |

UNION-COVERED POSITION

 

DEPARTMENT: Education, Youth & Family Programs

718-638-5000 F 718-501-6129

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Individual must have a BA/BFA–MA/MFA preferred–and two to three years of

museum education experience as well as an active studio practice. Excellent

teaching, writing, organizational, and art-making skills are essential.

Experience coordinating programs, installing exhibitions, managing budgets,

and supervising part-time staff, interns, and/or volunteers is important.

Individual must have experience developing lesson plans and be versed in

social media, web publication software, and new media programs on the iPad

and mac computers. Knowledge of Brooklyn audiences is desirable.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Museum Educator will be responsible for conceiving,

implementing, and managing the Gallery/Studio Program, a series of art

courses for students ages six to adult that uses the Museum’s collections

as a resource for developing students’ own artistic practice.

Responsibilities include recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising a

part-time staff of Teaching Artists and teens; course development;

preparing marketing materials; maintaining the program’s Facebook page;

writing blog posts to promote the program and raise awareness of art-making

experiences at the Museum; installing three student exhibitions annually;

maintaining the art studios; administrative oversight; and evaluation and

assessment of the program. The Senior Museum Educator will also be

responsible for teaching school groups in the galleries and will assist

with the preparation of grant proposals and establishing budgets.

Collaboration with other Museum staff as well as outside organizations is

expected. The position is considered a mentoring position for other

educators in the institution. Individual will report to the Youth and

Family Programs Manager. Implementation of programs will require weekend

work.

 

STARTING DATE: Immediately

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Tues-Sat for seven months of the year, Monday-Friday for

five months of the year (some flexibility required)

 

COMPENSATION: $34,779 plus benefits

 

TO APPLY: Please send a letter describing your teaching philosophy and

studio practice, and a resume to

job.gallery.education.coordinator@brooklynmuseum.org or to

Department AD, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY

11238-6052

 

Applicants for positions at the Brooklyn Museum are considered without

regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship,

disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are

strongly encouraged to apply. The Immigration and Control Act (1986)

requires that all hires be in conformity with the law.

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