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Camp Director (P/T)—Education

(Part-time, non-union, permanent position)

We seek an experienced and forward-thinking museum or camp professional to lead imaginative, mission-inspired, collections- and art-making-focused winter and summer camp programs for diverse youth ages 8–12.

Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.F.A. and two to three years of museum education or camp experience
  • Teaching and art-making experience working with youth ages 8–12, including developing lesson plans
  • Excellent writing, teaching, organizational, and administrative skills, and attention to detail
  • Experience coordinating programs, managing budgets, facilitating outreach, and supervising part-time staff, interns, and/or volunteers
  • Well versed in social media
  • Knowledge of Brooklyn audiences is desirable

Responsibilities:

  • Direct winter and summer camp programs related to our permanent collections and special exhibitions, including art-making in drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and animation
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise a part-time staff of teachers
  • Collaborate to produce programmatic content
  • Work with the marketing team to develop promotional strategies for the program
  • Manage the program budget and prepare primary accreditation documents and reporting for all programs
  • Support the registration process
  • Maintain supplies

Collaboration with other Museum staff is an important component of this position.

Reports to: Family & Community Programs Manager

Starting date: January 2, 2018

Schedule: Part-time (16 hours/month) January–May, with increased hours during camp dates and trainings in February, June, and July

Salary: $30/hr

To apply: Please send a cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy, and your résumé, to job.camp.director@brooklynmuseum.org.