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G:Class Assistant [The New Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 17, 1973 in job announcements |

The G:Class Assistant will develop and facilitate projects, trips and schedule work assignments for high school interns at the New Museum. Under the supervision of the Associate Educator, the G:Class Assistant will mentor teen interns as they gain work experience and exposure to contemporary art and ideas.

The position hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues-Fri July 9-August 17. The G:Class Assistant will be expected to be onsite during all program hours and attend three training days prior to the program, in addition to three post-program evaluation days. A stipend of $3,250 is offered for all work associated with the position.

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist the Associate Educator in implementing the summer high school internship program
-Lead program activities including discussions about contemporary art, visits to other arts institutions, and workshops
-Coordinate intern schedules and organize field trips
-Correspond with New Museum staff to schedule career presentations
-Oversee intern’s involvement in New Museum summer community events
-Document program activities, organize photographs and post them to the web
-Process timecards and maintain contact with the Summer Youth Employment Program
-Help to manage program budget
-Organize and participate in program evaluation

QUALIFICATIONS
The qualified candidate must have a minimum of two years experience working with high school age students in an art-related setting. A B.A. or B.F.A, in art, art history, or related field required, an M.A. or M.F.A. preferred. Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills with an advanced knowledge of and enthusiasm for contemporary art.

PLEASE E-MAIL COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
gclass@newmuseum.org with job title in subject line

NO PHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE
The New Museum is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Website: http://www.newmuseum.org

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