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Head of Youth & Family Programs [The Rubin Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on August 29, 1973 in job announcements |

Description: Summary: The Rubin Museum of Art is a dynamic environment that
stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal

connections to the idea, cultures, and art of Himalayan Asia. Now in its
ninth year, the Museum welcomes over 175,000 visitors annually and has
6,000 members. The Museum¹s preeminent collection includes works of art

from present-day Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal,

Pakistan, and the Tibetan Plateau. The pace is lively with more than ten
changing exhibitions and more than 250 public programs a year. The Museum

seeks a Head of Youth & Family Programs who will be responsible for all
formal and informal learning activities for pre-college audiences. The Head
of Youth & Family Programs will work with the Director of Education &
Engagement to create and implement all related program curricula and
initiatives. The program curricula will address overall Museum strategic
and departmental goals. RESPONSIBLITIES: -Develops, documents, and manages
implementation of Youth & Family programs serving Museum¹s pre-college
audiences. -Supervises Youth & Family staff: school services, family
learning, and education program coordinators. -Collaborates with Education
staff to develop curricula that complement the Museum¹s collection and
helps students and teachers form authentic and personal connections to the
art of the Himalayas. -Evaluates and revises lesson plans, art-projects,
and related program curricula activities to maintain excellence. -Conducts
ongoing assessment of program effectiveness. -Coordinates schedules and
collaborates with other museum educators and teaching artists.
-Participates in trainings related to new exhibitions. -Adapts curricula to
specific program goals. -Performs all other duties as assigned.

Date Posted: 08-26-2013

Expire Date: 09-26-2013

Qualifications: -Graduate degree in related field (art history or museum
education) and 5 years of museum experience. -Knowledge of Buddhist Art or
Asian studies preferred. -Excellent verbal and written skills are essential.

Contact Name: Hazel King

Contact Email: hking@rmanyc.org

Salary: -Commensurate with experience. -Competitive and attractive benefits
package.

Website: http://www.rmanyc.org

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