Full-Time Assistant Curator of Youth and Adult Education Full-time position working in the Museum’s Education & Exhibits Department. The Assistant Curator of Youth and Adult Education performs a variety of duties in support of Museum learning specializing in youth education (on-site and off-site, pre-K through 12th grade) and adult education (including films, lectures, and art making in support of exhibit themes.) Support of volunteer program, including coordinating some educational opportunities for volunteers.
Requirements: B.A. required; M.A. in Art, Education, or a related field preferred. Three years direct experience in education program management. Experience with diverse audiences and learning situations. Demonstrated creativity and experience in making art accessible through participatory programs. Spanish language skills a plus. Ability to keep track of details and organize large quantities of information. Must be computer literate with experience using Microsoft Windows/Office products or similar operating system.
Salary Non-Exempt, Full-time w/ Benefits. Monday-Friday with some weekend and evening hours required most months.
The Preparator works with museum curators, registration, and other related staff on the installation, deinstallation, and travel of exhibits and assists in the evaluation of incoming and outgoing artwork.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with some engineering or carpentry skills, knowledge of museum standards regarding the care and handling of objects, with a minimum of three years of experience with the care and handling of fine art objects in a museum or gallery setting.
Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Windows/Office products or similar operating system. Familiarity with collections database (TMS) and image editing software preferred.
The Preparator must have the ability to climb ladders and scaffolding; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to use eyes and hands to examine and handle delicate objects.
Salary Non-Exempt, Full-time w/ Benefits. Monday-Friday with occasional weekend, early morning, and evening hours required. The Preparator reports to the Curator of Art.
Deliver cover letter, résumé, and references at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Road; mail résumé to Steve Seamons, National Museum of Wildlife Art, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NMWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions at the National Museum of Wildlife Art are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.
We always welcome volunteer applications.
For volunteer opportunities, please contact:
Carrie Schwartz, Assistant Curator of Education & Exhibits
The National Museum of Wildlife Art is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions at the National Museum of Wildlife Art are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.