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Associate Director of Education: Interpretation and Public Programs [The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on March 22, 1973 in job announcements |

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) seeks a full-time Associate
Director of Education: Interpretation and Public Programs. She/He will be a
major contributor in the development of interactive and creative approaches
to a more audience-engaged museum. They will conceive, develop, and manage
all interpretative materials and exhibition learning for museum audiences in
collaboration with the curatorial department with the ambition to intensify
all visitor experiences and help create opportunities for how meanings are
generated. She/He will also work in partnership with the Beatrice C. Mayer
Director of Education to curate and manage a program of public talks and
opportunities to raise MCA’s profile of art historical, critical,
theoretical, and cultural debate and artistic programs in the city and
beyond.

MA in Art History, Curatorial Studies or equivalent required. PhD or
journalism degree would be an additional asset. A minimum of five years
experience in a museum interpretation or curatorial position, or equivalent
experience required. Demonstrated excellent writing, editing and verbal
skills required. Background in contemporary art is strongly desired. General
mobility throughout all museum properties is required. Ability to undertake
national and international travel is advantageous. Full-time schedule is
Monday through Friday with evenings and special events as required.

Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Application for Associate
Director of Education: Interpretation and Public Programs position by email
to jobs@mcachicago.org<mailto:%20jobs@mcachicago.org>. Applications are also
accepted by fax at 312.397.4095 or by mail at Museum of Contemporary Art,
220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Please use only one format when
sending your application. The Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. No calls please.
http://www2.mcachicago.org/2013/associate-director-of-education-interpretati
on-and-public-programs/

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