Director of School & Teacher Programs (Regular Full-Time)
Education & Public Programs

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Education, the Director of
School & Teacher Programs has oversight for the following education
department programs for schools and teachers – Afterschool at the Museum,
Ancient World Mobile, Art + Film Institute, Evenings for Educators, Frame x
Frame, High School Internship Program; LACMA On-site School Program, Maya
Mobile, Through Your Lens – and supervision of staff who work on those

Some duties include: creates and implements programs for schools and
teachers that are developed in partnership with school leaders and based on
priorities identified by both the museum and the school districts served;
strengthens and sustains relationships with school leaders to develop
collaborative programming; recruits artists to work on school programs
and/or approve the selection of artists by staff working on these programs;
oversees the education department’s ongoing training and coaching of all
staff and develops a pool of high quality teaching artists to implement
school and teacher programs; develops age appropriate curriculum materials
for school programs and relevant resources for teacher professional
development, including materials for four Evenings for Educators programs
each year; reviews program content and written materials developed by staff
working on school and teacher programs, and provide feedback; develops and
monitors program budgets; monitors the education department process for
evaluating programs on an ongoing basis; improves the promotion of school
and teacher programs, working with the web and digital medial team to
reorganize and rewrite relevant sections of the website; works with staff to
keep statistical information on programs and document compelling evidence to
demonstrate impact; works with development staff to create and review grant
applications and reports for existing programs, and to write proposals
identifying potential funding; proposes new offerings, both digital and
face-to-face, that reflect current priorities within schools and the museum.

The qualified candidate will have a master’s degree in Art History or Art
Education, and at least five years of experience in the following areas:
developing programs and curriculum materials for students and teachers,
selecting and supervising artists, managing staff, monitoring budgets over
$200K, working with school administrators, and writing curriculum materials.
A combination of related education, training and teaching experience will be
accepted. Applicants are required to submit a relevant writing sample upon

Please note that through the online system, you may attach only one file, so
please combine cover letter, resume, and writing sample into one document.

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