Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education: The Trout Gallery

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Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education: The Trout Gallery

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dickinson College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. This is a fixed term, one-year position with possibility of one subsequent year renewal. Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00825 Position Title Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education: The Trout Gallery Working Title Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education: The Trout Gallery Position Number Pay Grade/Category Intermediate Contributor A Position Type Non-exempt Division and Department Information

Division Academic Affairs Department Trout Gallery Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Museum Education will be considered a professional member of the Museum’s education staff. Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, the Fellow will research works of art, develop interpretation materials, and deliver community programs. The Fellow will also work on other projects related to Museum Education and Interpretation. Ongoing professional development provided by our experienced Museum staff and professionals within the field ensures that the Education Fellow leaves the program with extensive experience teaching and programming for a variety of audiences, and with a completed professional teaching portfolio.

Essential Duties
  • Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, develop and deliver education programs to K-12 school groups and audiences enrolled in summer programs.
  • Manage reservations, student staffing, materials, and work spaces used for extramural group programs.
  • Manage museum community days and and on-site events including Saturday programming.
  • Assist The Curator of Education in managing campus programs that introduce the Dickinson community to museum studies and The Trout Gallery.
  • Manage the museum’s participation in selected local festivals and events.
  • Assist The Curator of Education in developing teacher-training programs for Dickinson students working in Education at The Gallery: mentor and provide feedback regarding art education.
Other Duties
  • Works on-site three Saturdays per month. Supports Trout Ambassador and Dickinson campus initiatives related to art-making and graphic design. Maintain and organize art supplies, equipment, and space in the museum’s Mumper Stuart Education Center. Attend professional conferences and keep abreast of trends in the field of art education. Attending museum openings and other events to maintain campus and community relationships.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art, Education, Art Education, Art History, Museum Studies

    Teaching Certification preferred

    A valid Driver's Licence is required. Employees (operators) must have been in possession of a valid operator’s license for not less than three (3) years and the license must have been in good standing without interruption during that time period. Yes Successful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 Clearance Yes This position is considered "Emergency Staff." As such they may be required to report to work even when the college is closed or is operating under a delayed start. No Physical Demands

    OFTEN: Sitting, repetitive hand motion (typing), hearing, listening, talking, standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing stairs, kneeling, squatting, crouching, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing, lifting up to 20 lbs.

    Work Schedule

    Advertised Work Schedule

    32-hrs. per week. Schedule to include evenings and Saturday programming.

    Number of hours/day variable Number of hours/week 32 Proposed Start Date 06/03/2019 Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes Closing Date Application Review Begin Date Is this a Temporary Position? Yes Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time If Full-Time, please specify Not Applicable If Part-Time, please specify 12 month part-time EEO/Diversity Statement

    The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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    1. Resume
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    3. Writing Sample
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    Posted: 5/14/2019
    Application Due: 5/23/2019
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