Young Artists at Work Summer Camp Educator
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate(s) for the position of Young Artists at Work (YAW) Summer Camp Educator.
YAW Educators are responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming while working closely with the Education Coordinator to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.
BMoCA believes that 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.
YAW Educators will implement lesson plans for half-day, week-long camps that incorporate the museum setting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques. Camps take place Monday-Friday, 9am-noon, and 1-5pm. YAW Educators will work with YAW interns to properly prepare materials, set-up, and delivery of lesson plans. Educators will also work closely with the Education Coordinator concerning the lesson plans for YAW 2018. Additional responsibilities may also require the YAW Educator’s attention as they arise.
Duties include but are not limited to:
YAW intern management
Material requirement lists one month prior to camps
Attendance at planning meetings and intern coordination meetings
Working closely with the Education Coordinator
Acting as an 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 immediately, with camps occurring June 2018. The educator(s) will teach half-day, one-week long camps, to total a full-day weeklong camp, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5: 30 pm. YAW educators will report directly to the Education Coordinator.
Compensation: $20 per hour (actual teaching time)
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.