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Senior Museum Educator/Family Programs Coordinator [Brooklyn Museum]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 20, 1974 in job announcements |

*Position Description: *The Brooklyn Museum seeks an experienced and
forward-thinking museum professional whose teaching skills will place
him/her at the center of the Museum’s programs and resources designed to
welcome families to the Museum and to create imaginative collections-based
learning opportunities for early childhood audiences.

*Requirements: *The successful candidate must have a B.A. or B.F.A. (M.A.
or M.F.A. preferred) and 2­-3 years of museum education experience.
Excellent teaching, art-making, writing, and organizational skills are
essential. Experience working with preschool audiences (ages two to three,
classroom experience preferred); developing lesson plans; coordinating
programs; producing interpretive materials; managing budgets; facilitating
community outreach; and/or supervising part-time staff, interns, and
volunteers is important. Individual must be well-versed in social media,
with a knowledge of Brooklyn audiences.

*Responsibilities:* The Senior Museum Educator will be responsible for
conceiving, implementing, and managing Family Programs related to permanent
collections and special exhibitions, including Meet the Museum, Arty Facts,
Hands-On Art for Target First Saturdays, Special Arty Facts for family
groups, and special exhibition­themed family programs. This position will
recruit, hire, train, and supervise a part-time staff; collaborate to
produce programming content; prepare marketing materials; maintain art
supplies; evaluate current programs and conduct research to develop new
programs; develop family-friendly interpretive materials; contribute to
grant proposals/reports and budget proposals; and participate in other
Museum initiatives, as time permits. Collaboration with other Education and
Museum staff, as well as with outside organizations, is a regular component
of this position. The Senior Museum Educator will also be responsible for
teaching preschool­12th grade gallery visits and/or school partnerships in
the galleries. In the summer months, this position may teach or participate
in collaborative programs such as the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program
or summer teacher programs. Implementation of programs will require weekend
work. This position is considered a mentoring position for other educators
at the Museum.Reports to: Youth & Family Programs Manager

*Starting date: *Immediate

*Work schedule:* 35 hours per week, Sunday through Thursday, for eight
months of the year; Monday through Friday for four months of the year (some
flexibility required)

*Salary:* $34,779­$39,996, plus benefits

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