ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT MUSEUM EDUCATOR FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT MUSEUM EDUCATOR FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION, Metropolitan
Museum of Art

*ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT MUSEUM EDUCATOR FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION*

*Education Department*

*The Metropolitan Museum of Art*

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*The Metropolitan Museum of Art*, one of the world¹s finest museums, is
seeking an Associate/Assistant Educator for Program Evaluation to evaluate
and assess education programs and interpretive resources that serve a wide
range of audiences, including adults, family, teacher, and access
audiences. The position, reporting to the Managing Museum Educator for
Public and Exhibition Programs, facilitates program evaluation using
formative, observational, and summative methodology and practice. These
evaluation and research activities seek to enable staff to assess and
communicate the institutional and public benefit of its programs, with a
focus on assessing programmatic impact on participant learning and
advancement of museum and department goals. In this role, s/he collaborates
closely with programming staff in Education and other Museum staff as well
as external partners to ensure a close and thoughtful connection between
program development, implementation, and evaluation. S/he contributes to
relevant cross-departmental studies and projects (with Communications,
Development, Visitor Services, etc.). S/he also supports the ongoing work
of the Public and Exhibition Programs division.****

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The Evaluator will also teach for a variety of audiences in the Museum¹s
galleries, as needed, as well as lead workshops for staff to build
knowledge of and capacity for of evaluation and reflective practices.****

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*Key Relationships: *

Programmatic staff for: Academic Programs; Gallery and Studio Programs;
School and Teacher Programs; Administration; Public and Exhibition
Programs; Concerts & Lectures; Communications, Development, Special Events,
Visitor Services, and Digital Media.****

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*Primary Responsibilities and Duties:*

The Associate/Assistant Educator for Program Evaluation, in coordination
with Education staff and other Museum staff, will propose, plan, implement
and coordinate multiple, diverse evaluation projects that help advance
division, department, and Museum goals; collaborate with educators and
other program staff to integrate goal-setting and outcomes-based assessment
into program design; coordinate special research projects that have impact
within department as a whole and for the field of museum education; design
and administer appropriate evaluation methods and tools for each project,
(e.g. evaluation questionnaires, observations, interviews, discussion
facilitation, etc.) to gather relevant quantitative and qualitative data;
perform tabulation and extrapolation of collected data, and create reports
and presentations outlining findings. Will also work with other Education
and Museum staff members and/or outside consultants to shape
evaluation/assessment tools and techniques, and find impactful ways to
disseminate findings within the Met, as well as nationally and
internationally; report on the results of evaluation and research projects
to internal and external stakeholders; work closely with other Education
and Development staff to draft program proposals and reports for funding
agencies, Trustees and donors, partners, and government stakeholders; teach
regularly, including leading or co-facilitating training sessions for
volunteers, professional development sessions for peers, and gallery-based
programs for a range of general audiences groups; and perform other related
duties as necessary.****

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*Requirements and Qualifications*

*Experience and Skills:*

The successful candidate will have 2 years experience (3-7 years preferred)
conducting audience research and evaluating museum programs and exhibitions
within informal learning contexts using qualitative and quantitative
methodologies; a portfolio of evaluation reports that demonstrate expertise
in current Education theory, evaluation methods, and best practices in a
museum, cultural institution, other non-profit, or consulting organization;
with examples that show familiarity with the museum evaluation processes,
including front-end, formative, and summative phases; demonstrable
experience using research databases and other tools for information
management, as well as experience handling multiple complex tasks, managing
deadlines and handling of time-sensitive materials;  experience
coordinating with and supporting museum education program development and
design preferred; excellent interpersonal skills, including maintaining key
collaborative relationships and in planning and negotiation within a
cultural institution; strong communication skills, verbal as well as in
writing, using formal and informal vehicles; strong data presentation
skills; and experience teaching in a Museum setting is required.****

*Knowledge and Education:*

A Masters or Ph.D. in education, art education, sociology, psychology,
anthropology, museum education or a related field of the humanities or
social sciences as well as a background in art history is required.
Experience conducting evaluation with adults, children, and/or families;
demonstrated capacity to use an array of research tools and statistical
software such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, Mplus, etc.; and command of Microsoft
Office Suite 2007/2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) with
familiarity with Microsoft Access 2007/2010 preferred.****

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*Application Deadline: June 9, 2012*

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The Associate/Assistant Museum Educator for Program Evaluation is full-time
and includes full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Send cover letter, indicating position of interest, resume, and salary
history to:****

*employoppty@metmuseum.org*

as a Word attachment only****

with ³Assoc/Asst Museum Educ Prog Eval² in the subject line****

or mail to:****

*ATTN: HR-MW-AAMEPE*

*The Metropolitan Museum of Art*

*1000 Fifth Avenue*

*New York, NY 10028*

Equal Opportunity Employer****

Associate/Assistant Educator for Program Evaluation [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT MUSEUM EDUCATOR FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION
Education Department
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, is
seeking an Associate/Assistant Educator for Program Evaluation to
evaluate and assess education programs and interpretive resources that
serve a wide range of audiences, including adults, family, teacher, and
access audiences. The position, reporting to the Managing Museum
Educator for Public and Exhibition Programs, facilitates program
evaluation using formative, observational, and summative methodology and
practice. These evaluation and research activities seek to enable staff
to assess and communicate the institutional and public benefit of its
programs, with a focus on assessing programmatic impact on participant
learning and advancement of museum and department goals. In this role,
s/he collaborates closely with programming staff in Education and other
Museum staff as well as external partners to ensure a close and
thoughtful connection between program development, implementation, and
evaluation. S/he contributes to relevant cross-departmental studies and
projects (with Communications, Development, Visitor Services, etc.).
S/he also supports the ongoing work of the Public and Exhibition
Programs division.

The Evaluator will also teach for a variety of audiences in the Museum’s
galleries, as needed, as well as lead workshops for staff to build
knowledge of and capacity for of evaluation and reflective practices.

Key Relationships:
Programmatic staff for: Academic Programs; Gallery and Studio Programs;
School and Teacher Programs; Administration; Public and Exhibition
Programs; Concerts & Lectures; Communications, Development, Special
Events, Visitor Services, and Digital Media.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
The Associate/Assistant Educator for Program Evaluation, in coordination
with Education staff and other Museum staff, will propose, plan,
implement and coordinate multiple, diverse evaluation projects that help
advance division, department, and Museum goals; collaborate with
educators and other program staff to integrate goal-setting and
outcomes-based assessment into program design; coordinate special
research projects that have impact within department as a whole and for
the field of museum education; design and administer appropriate
evaluation methods and tools for each project, (e.g. evaluation
questionnaires, observations, interviews, discussion facilitation, etc.)
to gather relevant quantitative and qualitative data; perform tabulation
and extrapolation of collected data, and create reports and
presentations outlining findings. Will also work with other Education
and Museum staff members and/or outside consultants to shape
evaluation/assessment tools and techniques, and find impactful ways to
disseminate findings within the Met, as well as nationally and
internationally; report on the results of evaluation and research
projects to internal and external stakeholders; work closely with other
Education and Development staff to draft program proposals and reports
for funding agencies, Trustees and donors, partners, and government
stakeholders; teach regularly, including leading or co-facilitating
training sessions for volunteers, professional development sessions for
peers, and gallery-based programs for a range of general audiences
groups; and perform other related duties as necessary.

Requirements and Qualifications
Experience and Skills:
The successful candidate will have 2 years experience (3-7 years
preferred) conducting audience research and evaluating museum programs
and exhibitions within informal learning contexts using qualitative and
quantitative methodologies; a portfolio of evaluation reports that
demonstrate expertise in current Education theory, evaluation methods,
and best practices in a museum, cultural institution, other non-profit,
or consulting organization; with examples that show familiarity with the
museum evaluation processes, including front-end, formative, and
summative phases; demonstrable experience using research databases and
other tools for information management, as well as experience handling
multiple complex tasks, managing deadlines and handling of
time-sensitive materials;  experience coordinating with and supporting
museum education program development and design preferred; excellent
interpersonal skills, including maintaining key collaborative
relationships and in planning and negotiation within a cultural
institution; strong communication skills, verbal as well as in writing,
using formal and informal vehicles; strong data presentation skills; and
experience teaching in a Museum setting is required.
Knowledge and Education:
A Masters or Ph.D. in education, art education, sociology, psychology,
anthropology, museum education or a related field of the humanities or
social sciences as well as a background in art history is required.
Experience conducting evaluation with adults, children, and/or families;
demonstrated capacity to use an array of research tools and statistical
software such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, Mplus, etc.; and command of
Microsoft Office Suite 2007/2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
OneNote) with familiarity with Microsoft Access 2007/2010 preferred.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2012

The Associate/Assistant Museum Educator for Program Evaluation is
full-time and includes full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with
experience. Send cover letter, indicating position of interest, resume,
and salary history to:
employoppty@metmuseum.org
as a Word attachment only
with “Assoc/Asst Museum Educ Prog Eval” in the subject line
or mail to:
ATTN: HR-MW-AAMEPE
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Equal Opportunity Employer

Associate Museum Educator for Studio Programs [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

ASSOCIATE MUSEUM EDUCATOR FOR STUDIO PROGRAMS
Education Department
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, is
seeking an Associate Museum Educator for Studio Programs in the
Education Department.

The Associate Museum Educator for Studio Programs directs, co-plans,
implements, teaches, and evaluates programs that take place throughout
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s spaces with the aim to engage young and
adult audiences with artistic processes, connect contemporary ideas with
past traditions, and help visitors explore art through a wide range of
modalities and from a variety of perspectives.  S/he establishes
strategic directions for Studio Programs at the Met in order to set
artistic processes and methods within cultural and historic contexts,
deepen artists’ own creative practice, and connect living artists with
the Museum. The Associate Educator establishes relationships within the
Museum, with the broader arts community, and builds audiences for these
programs through active outreach. S/he supervises one staff member as
well as a range of contract educators and teaching artists; s/he reports
to the Managing Museum Educator for Gallery and Studio Programs.

As a creative and experienced artist/educator, the Associate Educator
devises programs that thoughtfully capitalize on the Met’s unique
qualities and context as an encyclopedic art museum. S/he adeptly leads
teams and collaborates with artists, educators, curators, conservators,
scientists, and others to establish pedagogical frameworks for public
programs. S/he leverages past experiences that reflect a committed
engagement with contemporary and historical art practices; and also
draws from networks with artist and designer communities in New York
City or elsewhere. The Associate Educator has excellent organizational
skills and is able to manage multiple, logistically complex activities
simultaneously and within a museum setting. The Associate Educator
regularly teaches studio programs and other programs for a variety of
audiences in the Museum’s galleries and leads training sessions for
staff, volunteers, and contract educators.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
* Establish short and long-term goals for high quality, high impact
studio programs focused on creative processes that engage a range of
audiences; work closely with curators, conservators, and others to
identify opportunities that stem from collections or exhibitions.
* Identify key audiences for these programs, establish promotional
vehicles to build awareness of programs and attract participants.
* In collaboration with educators across the department and with those
who lead audience-specific programs, co-create, co-produce, and
co-evaluate program components that engage audiences in art-making or in
grasping artistic processes.
* Supervise teaching of Studio Programs, recruiting guest presenters and
new teaching artists for all studio programs and studio components of
other events; develop and implement teaching guidelines that sustain the
highest level of quality and support professional growth.
* Regularly teach studio programs for a variety of audiences as well as
teach in the Museum’s galleries for other key audiences; help train
volunteers, staff, and contract educators.
* Project manage artist residencies, including components of residencies
organized by other divisions or departments; coordinate and co-plan
events that are exclusive to artists; facilitate public interactions
between artists and audiences as well as behind-the-scenes interactions
with staff across the Museum; oversee logistics pertaining to these
activities.
* With digital media, curatorial, conservation, and other departments,
co-develop online resources and digital tools that support strategic
priorities.
* Supervise staff members who support Studio Program activities and
coordinate volunteers who support these programs.
* Work closely with the operational staff members who manage the Uris
Center for Education, monitor supply use and storage, and periodically
revisit and update parameters for supply management and studio/classroom
space use.
* Develop and monitor budgets, oversee and track statistics for Studio
Programs, and ensure that day-to-day program management is as efficient
and effective as possible.
* Regularly evaluate programs, identifying concrete outcomes for each,
and preparing reports for funders and stakeholders.
* Engage with and serve as a resource for peers across the field.
* Perform other related duties as necessary.

Requirements and Qualifications:
Experience and Skills:
* Minimum 5 years experience working in or with museums.
* Minimum 3 years experience working with artists, curators, and
conservators.
* Demonstrable excellence teaching studio art courses and workshops as
well as teaching with original works of art in a gallery setting for a
range of audiences.
* Demonstrable experience setting strategic goals for public programs,
prioritizing tasks to support these, and implementing and evaluating
such programs.
* Evidence of well-developed collaborative skills and of experience
leading teams through complex projects.
* Excellent organizational skills, including an ability to multitask and
proactively follow through on projects.
* Ability to strategically build audiences for programs and develop
promotional vehicles.
* Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively and professionally
with different constituencies, verbally and in writing.

Knowledge and Education:
* Masters degree, with graduate or undergraduate degree in studio art,
art history, or related fields.
* Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary and historical art practices,
including first-hand knowledge of art-making processes and tools in at
least one medium/tradition.
* Demonstrated knowledge of teaching and learning with original works of
art in a museum setting.
* Strong awareness of the artistic and cultural landscape in New York
City and demonstrated understanding of how to tap the city’s resources
and initiate strategic partnerships when appropriate.
* Basic understanding of how to use digital resources to complement,
intensify, or expand program impact.
* Command of Microsoft Office Suite and solid computer skills required.

The Associate Museum Educator for Studio Programs is full-time and
includes full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Send cover letter, indicating position of interest, resume, and salary
history to:
employoppty@metmuseum.org
as a Word attachment only
with “Associate Museum Educator-SP” in the subject line
or mail to:
ATTN: HR-MW-AME/SP
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant Museum Educator [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art*, one of the world’s finest museums, is
seeking an Assistant Museum Educator for the high school internship program
in the Education Department. The Assistant Museum Educator reports to the
Managing Museum Educator, School & Teacher Programs. The successful
candidate will oversee the high school internship program and be responsible
for establishing and meeting strategic goals, developing strategic
partnerships with community and city agencies, developing program
curriculum, meeting growth targets, establishing mentors/partners throughout
the Museum, measuring and analyzing program outcomes, managing
administrative aspects of the program and partnering with the Museum’s
External Affairs Department on marketing and outreach efforts. Incumbent
will implement curriculum for the program, teaching a range of professional
development workshops and gallery/collection experiences. Incumbent will
also teach across programmatic areas in the Education department, as
required, and serve as Education representative to selected special
exhibitions.*Primary Responsibilities and Duties:* Recruit potential
applicants through strategic partnerships with New York City Department of
Education, New York City Housing Authority or other city/community agencies;
Conduct research on the program’s effectiveness using outcome-based
assessment/evaluation tools; Maintain and track internship program budget
and process internship stipends; Collect data, prepare and author
development reports to funders; Develop and implement special exhibition
programming as needed; Prepare program proposals for selected special
exhibitions as Education representative; Teach gallery programs across
collection areas for all audiences as needed; Other related
duties.***Requirements/

Qualifications:**Knowledge and Education:* M.A. Art
History, Art Education, or Fine Arts required; 2-5 years of museum education
experience.*Experience and Skills:* Experience with high school age
audiences; Experience teaching from original works of art in a museum
setting; Strong knowledge of art and/or art history; Strong knowledge of
pedagogy in museum context; Familiarity with evaluation tools &
methodologies; Strong project management skills; Strong collaborative skills
and ability to work as member of a team; Strong communication
skills.*APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2011*The Assistant Museum
Educator is full-time and includes full benefits. Salary will be
commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, indicating position of
interest, resume, and salary history to:*employoppty@metmuseum.org*as a Word
attachment only with Assistant Museum Educator-STP in the subject lineor
mail to:*ATTN: HR-MW-AME/STP*

*The Metropolitan Museum of Art**1000 Fifth Avenue**New York, NY 10028*Equal
Opportunity Employer

*/Don’t forget to visit the Museum-Ed Web site for programs, archives,
sample documents and more.

Associate Museum Educator [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE

MUSEUM EDUCATOR

Education Department

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, is
seeking an Assistant/Associate Museum Educator in the Education
Department.

The Assistant/Associate Museum Educator strategically plans, implements,
and evaluates programs that directly and imaginatively engage a diverse
range of adults with works of art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
through gallery-based experiences. The Educator reports to the Managing
Museum Educator for Gallery and Studio Programs and, alongside Educators
for Teen, Family, and Access and Community programs, contributes
essential leadership to the Gallery and Studio Programs Division.

With a keen grasp of The Met’s unique strengths and the landscape of
offerings in the New York City area, the Educator creates and executes
innovative programs that advance the Museum’s goals and are relevant to
current and new audiences. To accomplish this, s/he analyzes
opportunities and needs, collaboratively curates each season of
programs, develops teaching strategies and formats, staffs and
implements activities, and evaluates programs with an eye to the
alignment of resources and impact. The Educator develops and experiments
with techniques to support learning, including strategically using new
media tools within programs to heighten their benefit and/or reach. The
Educator recruits, trains, and manages contractual and guest educators
as necessary and in alignment with the Museum’s goals. The Educator also
administers programs, executes logistics, develops and maintains annual
budgets, and meets reporting requirements.

The Assistant/Associate Museum Educator will initially be responsible
for a daily schedule of gallery talks led by staff and contractual
educators which draw approximately 17,000 participants each year. The
Educator is expected to evaluate and transform the current program,
diversifying its offerings to broaden the Museum’s audiences and better
meet The Met’s priorities as well as the interests and learning styles
of the Museum’s many visitors. The position requires a command of art
history; a demonstrated track record of innovative and successful
programming for diverse audiences; an interest in adults as learners;
strong administrative skills; and excellent interpersonal skills,
including the ability to appropriately communicate, collaborate, and
negotiate with a range of stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

*        Creatively and strategically plan and implement compelling
programs that engage a diverse range of adults with works of art at the
Met.

*        Develop a seasonal schedule of adult and intergenerational
programs in collaboration with Education, Curatorial, and other Museum
staff.

*        Identify target audiences and potential partners, produce
succinct and compelling content for print and online materials, and
working with numerous Museum departments, promote programs within the
building, virtually, and offsite.

*        Hire, train, supervise, and mentor museum educators who are
contracted to lead adult programs, regularly assessing their teaching;
as appropriate, hire guest presenters who bring unique insights to the
Museum’s collections and exhibitions, broadening the perspectives the
Museum offers its visitors.

*        Work closely with colleagues in Education, Digital Media,
Curatorial, Conservation, External Relations, Visitor Services, and
other departments to plan and execute programs.

*        Oversee and implement program logistics and budgets; this
includes handling the administrative and financial requirements of those
contracted to lead activities, providing logistical support for each
event, guiding volunteers who assist with programs, and accurately
reporting statistics.

*        Work with other Education and Museum staff members and/or
outside consultants to shape evaluation/assessment tools and techniques,
and find impactful ways to disseminate findings within the Met, as well
as nationally and internationally.

*        Work closely with other Education and Development staff to
draft program proposals and reports for funding agencies, Trustees and
donors, partners, and government stakeholders.

*        Teach periodically, including leading or co-facilitating
training sessions for volunteers, professional development sessions for
peers, and gallery-based programs for a range of general audiences
groups.

*        Other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Art History,
Fine Arts, Museum Studies, Education, or other relevant fields in the
humanities or social sciences as well as a minimum 4 years of experience
in program development, with a minimum of 1 year experience programming
for adult learners. Qualifications include a proven track record of
developing, implementing, and evaluating high quality, innovative
programs using original works of art in a museum setting and attracting
broad and diverse audiences; demonstrated knowledge of art history and
of current museum-based pedagogy, including an awareness of how digital
tools can be used to support teaching and learning; demonstrable
experience teaching in a museum environment; demonstrable experience in
maintaining key collaborative relationships in planning, negotiation,
and/or budgeting within a cultural institution; experience managing
budgets and administrative functions, in addition to exceptional
organizational skills; evidence of excellent interpersonal skills,
including the ability to communicate with diverse stakeholders
appropriately and strategically, verbally and in writing, using formal
and informal vehicles; supervisory experience; and command of Microsoft
Office Suite 2007/2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)-familiarity
with Microsoft Access 2007/2010 preferred.

The Managing Museum Educator is full-time and includes full benefits.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Send cover letter,
indicating position of interest, resume, and salary history to:

employoppty@metmuseum.org

as a Word attachment only

with “Assistant/Associate Museum Educator-GSP” in the subject line

or mail to:

ATTN: HR-MW-AAME/GSP

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10028

Equal Opportunity Employer