Jobs at FTCMA
The Museum is Hiring!
The Education Coordinator plans, manages, coordinates and evaluates all educational activities for the museum with a focus on ages 17 and under.
Essential Job Functions:
This position will carry out the Museum’s educational responsibilities, which will entail creating, developing and implementing educational programming,
outreach, and continuing education with a view to making learning enjoyable, accessible, andinteresting for a wide range of visitors.
A fresh, energetic, and fun approach is to betaken to educate on a variety of exhibition topics to allow visitors to connect with art and with the subject matter.
- Creation of changing hands-on creative stations and activities for kids in the museum’s Art.Edu.Osity Creative Space.
- Creation of teacher packets & visit materials for the website which tie into State andFederal curriculum standards and 21st century skills.
- Creation of fun, interactive projects for in-gallery use.
- Creation of kids labels for the gallery exhibitions.
- Make personal contacts and actively develop teacher relationships and promote themuseum and web resources to schools.
- Identify, recruit and cultivate community organizations and schools for field trips to the museum.
- Build the audience for the Creative Space to be able to offer a scheduled set of guided activities, classes and workshops in a variety of mediums for a variety of ages.
- Play a central role in building a strong presence for the Museum in the community
- Play a key role in establishing learning outcomes for Museum programming and work to ensure they are achieved.
- Work closely with the Museum Director to research other sources of funding for educational initiatives.
- Assist with evaluation and work to incorporate feedback into educational resources.
- Other tasks as assigned.
Experience and Qualifications:
- A Bachelor’s degree in education (preferably art education)
- A minimum of three years of professional experience
- Understanding of curriculum standards and an ability to develop educational programs which tie to Federal and State standards and to 21st century skills
- An outcome‐oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to take initiative and work creatively without constant supervision
- Ability to devise, research, prepare and deliver exciting and engaging learning projects
- Excellent organizational and planning skills
- Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
- Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience and a wide range of contacts at different levels
- Ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work
- Commitment to social inclusion and making museums accessible to all ages
- This is a contract position and will offer $12,000 yearly ($1,000 a month)
- This position is relatively cyclical as exhibitions change every 2-3 months
- Some after-hours attendance for events will be required
Please email a resume, cover letter and list of three references to [email protected] by 5:00pm, August 25th.
The museum is also looking for volunteers for events and installation.
Please contact [email protected] for more information.