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Manager of School, Youth, and Family Programs

Museum of Art and Design

  • CATEGORY Education/Program
  • LOCATION Manhattan, NY
  • DATE OCTOBER 06, 2017
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION not identified
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a Manager of School, Youth, and Family Programs to oversee and increase the school visit program. The successful candidate will be highly creative and energetic and have extensive experience working with school and teacher groups developing and implementing museum education teaching strategies.

He or she will be expected to develop and present teacher training programs centered on ideas and issues related to the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, as well as initiate and carry forward meaningful interactions and ongoing partnerships with the New York City Department of Education and its administrators.

The training and supervision of part-time Artist Educators is a key responsibility of this position.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Art Education, Museum Education, Arts Administration, or related field
  • 3 or more years of experience teaching full-time in an art museum with K–12 audiences
  • At least 2 years of experience supervising the activities of others, including developing content and supporting materials, and implementing and evaluating programs
  • Strong administrative, budget management, problem-solving, and writing skills are a must; knowledge of contemporary art, craft, and design processes as well as understanding of human learning and artistic development preferred.

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