Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education

Museum of Art

Smith College


Smith College is accepting applications for a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Museum Education to provide administrative support for the broad range of programs and activities undertaken by the Smith College Museum of Art Department of Academic Programs and Public Education. The Fellow assists with Student Museum Educator docent training and serve as a mentor for this program; prepares and leads museum tours as needed; coordinates administrative logistics for the Museums Concentration; develops and coordinates student-targeted programs; serves as project manager for “Night at Your Museum” (a social destination event for Smith students); and supports planning and implementation of Second Friday family activities.   This is a full-time, 1 year limited-term position with the possibility of renewal.


Administrative and Program Support: Provide administrative and program support to the Department of Academic Programs and Public Education staff: assist with Student Museum Educator training and scheduling; prepare and lead tours for K-12 school groups and adult learners as needed; assist with space reservations and service requests for public events; realize operational efficiencies within the department; support exhibition planning and development; contribute to other interpretive projects.

Manage administrative details for the Museums Concentration, including tracking student records, managing the program website and student opportunities blog, coordinating advisory committee meetings, and soliciting, processing, and tracking applications. Participate in departmental meetings, contributing to the planning of SCMA education programs. Assist with design and implementation of program evaluation, including audience focus groups. Plan and implement extracurricular educational programs for Smith students and the large student event—“Night at Your Museum.” Support coordination of Second Friday family activities.

Departmental Operations: Provide support as needed for mailings and organizing program documentation. Share phone coverage with other departmental staff. Help with scheduling and supervising student docents and volunteers.



Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in education, studio art, art history or other humanities field, completed within the past 5 years. Experience in the museum field/museum education desirable.

Skills: Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and strong basic competence with computers. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Review of application will begin immediately.  To be considered for this position, apply on-line at

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

Job Information
  • Northampton, Massachusetts, 01063, United States
  • 28136741
  • April 21, 2016
  • Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education
  • Smith College
  • Internships/Fellowships
  • Yes
  • Full-Time
  • 1-2 Years
  • BA/BS/Undergraduate