The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, a non-collecting museum located on Wilmington’s revitalized Riverfront, seeks a half-time education assistant beginning March 2013. The DCCA, conveniently located on the I-95 corridor and within walking distance to an Amtrak and SEPTA station, presents 20 – 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists in its seven galleries, offers on-site studios to 26 working artists, and carries out an active schedule of educational and community engagement programs. The Borgenicht Foundation Education Assistant will assist the Curator of Education in the development and implementation of programs, with a focus on children, teens, and families, and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of a volunteer tour guide program, including recruitment, training, and marketing. Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills are necessary; ability to work as part of a team of dedicated professionals is essential. Requirements include a degree in museum education, arts education, art history or an allied field (graduate degree preferred) and at least one to two years of museum education or teaching experience. Salary is competitive.

To Apply:Please send letter, c.v. with contact information for three references, and two writing samples by Tuesday, March 5 to the DCCA,  200 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to No phone or in person inquiries. The DCCA provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or on any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.


Education Level: B.A. (Masters degree preferred)
Deadline: 03/04/2013
Posted: 02/26/2013   Expires: 03/28/2013