DEPARTMENT: Education, Youth & Family Programs
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.
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
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
Department AD, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
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.