Position Title Curator Of Education And Public Programs
Posting Title Curator Of Education And Public Programs
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Posting Number S00034FY14
Salary 35000-40000
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits – Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement The Texas A&M System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information


Job Summary The Curator of Education and Public Programs is responsible to serve as the museum education programming coordinator for the Forsyth Galleries. Responsible for volunteer docent recruitment and training. Handles all event requests for use of the Forsyth Galleries.
Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in art history, art education, museum studies or related field and 2 years of museum education experience or Master’s degree in art history, art education, museum studies or related field and some museum education experience.
Preferred Education and Experience Master’s degree in art history, art education, museum studies or related field is strongly preferred. 3 years of museum education experience.
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations Valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment.
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Ability to develop interpretation for a diverse community with an emphasis on college student audience. Skill in judgment and decision making which will create a forward thinking and visitor focused environment.
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors May require occasional evening or weekend hours. Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties


Duties Performed In consultation with the director, develops, coordinates and implements museum educational programs, including tours, lectures, workshops for children and adults, special classes, lesson plans, exhibit guides and other print and electronic resources. Responsible for the Forsyth Galleries’ outreach to community audiences; this may require operation of a University or other motor vehicle. Teaches diverse audiences in the museum, including adults, school groups, college students. Promotes interdisciplinary collaborations, partnerships, and links with other university departments and community organizations.
Duties Performed Recruit, train and oversee volunteer docents. In consultation with director, manage museum education budget.
Duties Performed Handles all requests by outside groups wishing to use the Forsyth Galleries for their events, including scheduling, set ups, and informing the clients of the rules and restrictions for use of the space.
Duties Performed Work with Curator of Education to compile and analyze program statistics and to identify and recommend program improvements for both Stark and Forsyth Galleries. Write grants and reports as needed.
Duties Performed Assist with the installation and take down of exhibitions at the Forsyth Galleries.
Duties Performed Represent the department on Division of Student Affairs committees as assigned. Perform other related duties as required.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
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  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.(Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a valid Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you able to work weekend and/or evening hours as required?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3