Art Stop educator at Boulder County Farmers Market
The Art Stop educator is responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming, while working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.
BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in youth art education, including lesson plan creation, creative use of materials, flexibility in fast-moving situations, and willingness to learn about BMoCA’s exhibiting artists.
The Art Stop educator will create lesson plans for weekly art making that incorporate the museum setting and personal art expertise while showcasing fine art mediums and techniques. The Art Sop educators will work with Manager of Audience Engagement to properly prepare materials, set-up, and develop lesson plans. Additional responsibilities may also require the Art Stop educator’s attention as they arise.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Weekly half day lesson plans
Attendance and documentation at Art Stop
Working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement
Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to students, parents and outside audiences
Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, proactive
Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
Art museum or nonprofit experience preferred
2 years experience in youth educational programming/teaching
Teaching certification preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
This position will begin April 4th, with Art Stop occurring every Saturday, 9am-1pm until Saturday, October 1. All lesson plans and materials lists must be submitted one month in advance. Educators will report directly to the Manager of Audience Engagement.
Salary and benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, two summer camp lesson plan proposals, and 2 references to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.
Application Deadline: Monday, February 29
Start Date: April 4, 2016
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $1. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.