Job Opportunity: Young Artists at Work Camp Educator
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate(s) for the position of Young Artists at Work (YAW) 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 full-day camps that incorporate the museum setting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques. YAW Educators will work with YAW interns to properly prepare materials, set-up, and deliver lesson plans. Educators will also work closely with the Education Coordinator concerning the lesson plans for YAW. Additional responsibilities may also require the YAW Educator’s attention as they arise.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Material requirement lists one month prior to camps
Attendance at planning meetings and intern coordination meetings
Working closely with the Education Coordinator
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
5 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 September 17, 2018; November 19, 2018; January 7, 2019; February 15, 2019; and April 15, 2019. The YAW Educator will teach full-day camps during these dates from 8:30am-5:30pm. The Educator 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.
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.