Adult and School Programs Education Fellow—Education
(Full-time, non-union, paid fellowship position)
The Museum Education Fellowship program is designed to support the professional learning of highly motivated individuals who have recently completed undergraduate or graduate studies. Adult and School Programs Education Fellows (ASP) assist with all aspects of this fast-paced program to expand the Museum's local adult audiences, including research, marketing, and logistical support for programs such as Thursday Nights, Target First Saturdays, gallery talks and tours, hands-on workshops, lectures, films, and performing arts series. ASP Education Fellows also teach elementary, middle, and high school groups in our single visit program. Experience with public programs is strongly preferred.
- Experience teaching and/or programming in formal or informal learning environments
- Investment in art, education, and working with diverse Museum audiences
- Commitment to the Museum's mission and collections, and to teaching with art objects
- Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, stand and walk for up to 2.5 hours, and spend periods of time interacting with children who are seated on the floor
- Proof of ability to work in the United States is required. The Museum will not sponsor visa applications, though past applicants have worked with international student organizations to secure visas for themselves.
Responsibilities: ASP Education Fellows:
- Gain in-depth experience by designing, facilitating, and teaching programs for adult and school audiences
- Participate in hands-on workshops and reading discussions, and conduct qualitative research throughout the year to learn about museum education theory and practice
- Participate in professional development sessions facilitated by our experienced education and curatorial staff
- Complete the Fellowship with extensive experience teaching and programming for a variety of audiences, and with a completed professional teaching portfolio
Reports to: Fellowship Coordinator
Salary: $20,300 (subject to payroll taxes) plus benefits
Start and end dates: September 5, 2017–June 22, 2018
Application deadline: April 7, 2017
To apply: Please upload your résumé, a statement of interest tailored to the ASP fellowship, and two signed letters of recommendation from a professional and/or academic affiliate. Please have all required documents ready when you apply, as applications cannot be modified once they have been submitted.