POSITION INFORMATION:

The primary responsibility of the Education Coordinator is to assist the Education Director in developing and administering all school, family and public educational programming.

The Education Coordinator reports directly to the Education Director, who makes assignments in terms of broad program plans and objectives, and delegates independent responsibility for their accomplishment. The Education Coordinator reports secondarily to the Executive Director, who may assign tasks concerning the museum.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Education Coordinator's duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Oversees both Undergraduate and High School Internship programs as well as OJAC Junior Docent student volunteer program.

Assists Education Director in the planning and facilitation of Art-To-Go and Distance Learning school outreach programming. 

Assists in the planning and facilitation of all other education programs such as quarterly family festivals, home-school programming, summer art camps, weekend workshops, teacher in-service workshops, public lectures, etc.

Assists Education Director in museum tours and corresponding studio activities for school and public audiences of all ages.

 Assists Education Director in the creation of printed and digital gallery instructional material and interactives corresponding to both permanent collections and exhibitions.


REQUIREMENTS:

BA in Museum Studies or BSE in Art Education required. MA or MSE preferred.

2-3 years of museum or classroom art education experience

Valid drivers license and willing to travel

Knowledge of museum best practices and standards

Strong graphic design and desktop publishing skills

Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

Available for regularly required evening and weekend work


Salary $30,000 with healthcare benefits package.

Email resume, cover letter, 2 educational writing samples and 3 professional references to

education@theoldjailartcenter.org

or mail to

Education Director, The Old Jail Art Center, 201 S. 2nd St., Albany, TX 76430. 

 

No telephone inquiries.