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Museum Educator
Museum of Modern Art

Website: https://www.moma.org/

The Department of Education at The Museum of Modern Art seeks creative individuals with a commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity to provide services as contractual museum educators providing inquiry-based discussion programs and art making workshops. Community and Access programs offer opportunities for youth, adult and older adult audiences, including people with disabilities, to learn together in response to works of art—at the Museum, and in classrooms and community-based organizations throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
This is a contractual position starting September 2019.
Responsibilities include:
-Traveling to all five boroughs of New York City to teach off-site programs
-Developing and teaching programs for diverse audiences (children and adults), including individuals with disabilities
-Researching MoMA’s collection and special exhibitions for the purposes of developing and facilitating theme-based programs -Collaborating with teachers and staff of community-based organizations to develop program plans that are relevant to the mission of the particular organization
-Attendance at monthly workshops for educators
-Contributing to Community and Access Programs evaluation and documentation Qualifications include:
-Ability to teach inquiry-based art discussions and art making studio sessions that are interactive, developmentally appropriate for and relevant to a diverse range of participants (children and adults), including individuals with disabilities
-Experience working with at least one of the following audiences: children or adults in either formal or non-traditional settings, English-language learners, older adults or individuals with disabilities
-Experience working with staff of schools and/or community-based organizations to develop and facilitate collaborative programming
-Experience teaching in a museum preferred
-Undergraduate or Master’s Degree in art, art education, art history, disability studies or equivalent; strong knowledge of modern and contemporary art
-Bilingual proficiency (English/Spanish) is preferred
-Willingness to problem-solve and work flexibly in planning, scheduling, and implementing programs
-A flexible schedule, with availability to teach on at least three different days of the week (including weekends) both at the Museum and off-site as needed

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Application procedure: Please send cover letter and resume via email to communityprograms@moma.org. Include “educator position” in the subject heading. Application deadline is September 16. No phone calls, please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Date posted:

August 28th, 2019

Expire date

September 16, 2019

Contact email:

communityprograms@moma.org
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