With strong skills in digital interpretive strategy and an understanding of contemporary art and its audiences, the Interpretive Media and Adult Education Coordinator creates and selects important educational resources for ICA audiences through diverse digital platforms. By using these digital platforms, the ICA is able to offer our audiences and visitors a variety of educational resources on our exhibits and programs that suit a diversity of learning styles. This position collaborates with artists and key ICA staff to produce high-quality digital presentations, and manages the digital content within the Poss Family Mediatheque and its related products – audio guides, artist and exhibition videos and exhibition features. He/she coordinates the ICA’s Gallery Talks program, which invites scholars, artists and authors to discuss works in our exhibits within the gallery space.
BA degree in Studio Art, Art History, Museum Education or equivalent experience required. MA or graduate work in Studio Art, Art History, or Museum Education preferred. A minimum of 2 years professional work in a museum, gallery or equivalent setting. Knowledge of contemporary art and visual culture. Knowledge and background in developing exhibition-related, interpretive content. Experience working in a content management role. Understanding of innovative and effective learning initiatives. Familiarity with PC operating systems and hardware; Web 2.0 technologies and social media tools; Microsoft Office; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign, and Acrobat;? Mac based applications including iPod, iTunes, iPhoto, and GarageBand; Audacity. Familiarity with digital film and audio/video equipment. Interest in film development. Excellent organization, communication skills, research and writing skills. Ability to operate office equipment and general mobility throughout the building required. Part-time schedule is 32 hours per week, and events as required.
How To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org. When applying, include “Interpretive Media and Adult Education Coordinator” in subject line.
The ICA is an equal opportunity employer.
May 31, 2015
About this Organization:
The Institute of Contemporary Art has been at the leading edge of art in Boston for seventy years. Like its iconic building on Boston’s waterfront, the ICA offers new ways of engaging with the world around us. Our exhibitions and programs provide access to contemporary art, artists, and the creative process, inviting audiences of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the excitement of new art and ideas.