–  Head of Public Education & Outreach, Oriental Institute, U Chicago

*Head of Public Education & Outreach*****

The Oriental Institute****

University of Chicago****

Chicago, Illinois****


The University of Chicago¹s Oriental Institute is a research organization
and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Middle East. Founded in 1919
by James Henry Breasted, the Institute is an internationally recognized
pioneer in the archaeology, philology, and history of early Near Eastern

The Oriental Institute seeks a dynamic and forward thinking Head of Public
Education & Outreach who will provide long and short range planning for all
exhibition and museum related educational programs including those for
students, educators, families, scholars and the general public.  We seek a
creative thinker who can foster new ways of thinking about museum education
with responsibility for implementing adult education and online educational
programming, supervising program staff, developing and managing program
budgets, engaging in fundraising efforts and writing grant proposals.  A
proven track record of successful development of educational programs is
required and a degree in art history, near eastern studies or related field
is strongly desired.****

To apply for this position, please apply online at the University of
Chicago¹s job posting website athttp://jobs.uchicago.edu****

Requisition #: 089490****

Review of applications will begin on April 30th, 2012.****

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity