Assistant Curator of Education [Norton Museum of Art]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on November 13, 1973 in job announcements |

The Norton Museum of Art seeks an Assistant Curator of Education for Public Programs, a full time, exempt position reporting the Curator of Education. 

The successful candidate:


Public Programs

works with Curator of Education and collection curators to plan and host lecture series and other public programs, including panels and symposia; offers several public lectures, gallery talks, and tours on diverse aspects of the Museum Collection / special exhibitions; assists Curator of Education with concerts, film series, and other programs.

Docent Program

trains and manages docents, from interviewing candidates to offering performance evaluations; leads docent training and continuing education programs with other staff; serves as staff liaison with Docent Advisory Council; prepares docent calendar and monthly newsletter; creates and distributes informational handouts for exhibitions and Museum Collection; coordinates efforts with Program and Volunteer Coordinator.


develops and implements interactive technologies for audiences in the Museum; researches and writes cell tour scripts and for other technology platforms.

College Outreach

promotes nationally, recruits for, and manages 7-week Norton Summer Intern Program for four college students; serves as liaison with college administrators and faculty to increase college touring and use of the Museum.


must be an excellent communicator, both through writing and public speaking; proficient at Microsoft Office and be willing to learn and adapt to new software, including Volgistics and Siriusware; an enthusiastic team player, able to balance roles as an administrator and teacher in a stimulating and busy work environment.

Education: M. A. in Art History required.

Salary: low 40s

Please submit cover letter and resume to wattickj@norton.org.


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