The Manager of Studio Class Programs will create and manage studio-related initiatives for audiences in keeping with the Museum’s strategic plan, goals, budget and vision and evaluate the programs. The Manager also oversees the scholarship program for both youth and adult audiences including cultivating a scholarship referral network, producing progress reports and evaluating participation. This position supervises staff, faculty, interns and volunteers and oversees the resources and spaces in the Higgins Education Wing including the computer studio.
Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required, as are the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects. MA in art, art education or a related field or equivalent in teaching experience is also required. One to three years of teaching or museum background preferred. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of art education, trends and age-specific developmental requirements for youth art education and experience with Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework. Knowledge of and experience with instructional technology including apple computers preferred. Knowledge of art the Museum’s collection is a plus.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609.
We encourage diversity in the workplace. EOE.
February 28, 2014
The Worcester Art Museum is world-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings and new media. The works span 5,000 years of art and culture. View paintings by Cassatt, Gauguin, Goya, Monet, Sargent and Whistler; admire floor mosaics from the ancient city of Antioch; see cutting-edge contemporary art; and discover the Museum’s many other treasures. Special exhibitions showcase the masterworks, seldom-seen gems, and important works on loan.
The Museum’s collections and programs are of national and international stature, while it remains a community-based institution with active and innovative educational programs.
Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
The Worcester Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.