Art Education Coordinator
PROJECT PROGRAM SPECIALIST
Working Title: Art Education Coordinator
Type of Employment: Staff
Department: Bradbury Art Museum
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Proposed Salary Range: 38,000
Position Summary: The Project Programs Specialist is responsible for developing and coordinating museum programs, and educational events. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution
- Confers with supervisor and staff to develop art educational programs, tours, talks, activities and workshops based on exhibition schedule and permanent collection of art.
- Create a learning strategy to engage the public.
- Liaise with schools, colleges, teachers, organizations and the public to promote the use of activities and tours in the museum.
- Create and develop educational resources for visitors, schools, families and special interest groups.
- Deliver talks, workshops and activities in partnership with artists.
- Facilitate art activities in the local community including schools and community groups to promote particular exhibitions and works of art.
- Request, analyze and apply feedback on the educational activities.
- Work with museum staff to develop and market the museum and events programming.
- Represent and promote the museum to external educational bodies in order to establish a network of useful and productive partnerships.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Some evenings and weekends.
Other: Include resume and contact information for three references.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge of current practices in art museum programming.
Experience in art curriculum development.
Ability to plan and coordinate special events.
Ability to lead art workshops and tours.
Experience in planning and presenting public programs related to the visual arts.
Excellent verbal and communication skills.
Highly organized and efficient with all details and tasks.
Ability to work independently as well as within a team.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Photoshop and Bridge.
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in art education, art history, studio art, museum studies, or a related field (Master’s Degree preferred); plus two years of experience leading art tours, presenting art programs, working in an art museum or art education related environment.
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).
EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.