Public Art Fund, New York

Associate Curator

Public Art Fund is seeking an Associate Curator to play a key role in the conception, development, and implementation of its artistic programs.

DESCRIPTION

Project Manager

Public Art Fund seeks a Project Manager to join its Exhibitions Department.

The Project Manager will report to the Director of Exhibitions and work closely with the Curatorial Department to play a key role in the production, management, and installation of exhibitions. This position will also work with staff across departments and liaise with artists, galleries, vendors, and art installers.

DESCRIPTION

University of Colorado Museum education – part time

Sorry the notice is short for full consideration – apply athttps://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/104997

The University of Colorado Museum is a major university museum of natural history housing substantial collections in anthropology, botany, entomology, paleontology, and zoology; offering a Master’s degree program in Museum and Field Studies; and,
through its Public Section, providing a variety of public programs and exhibits for campus, K-12, community and regional audiences. The part-time Events and Communications Specialist will plan, implement, and evaluate programs for adult audiences at the museum,
serve as main point of contact for Office of Strategic Communications on promotional activity for major exhibitions and general awareness marketing, and will work collaboratively with the Public Section staff to implement the marketing and communications plan.

This position is expected to work 20 hours per week. This position is a half-time, temporary, 18 month position, with potential to continue past 18 months.

This position is located in the Public Section of the Museum. This section is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs for a variety of audiences and for assisting in the development of content for new exhibits.

What your key responsibilities will be:

• Plan, implement, and evaluate programs for adult audiences at the museum.

• Develop, deliver and evaluate a calendar of programs for adult and campus audiences in a variety of formats, including lectures, workshops, panel discussions and special events.

• Provide logistical support for campus and community organizations that use the museum as the venue for their meetings and events.

• Serve as main point of contact for Office of Strategic Communications on promotional activity for major exhibitions and general awareness marketing. The museum has retained the services of the Office of Strategic Communications in communicating with various
audiences about exhibits and programs at the museum.

• For major exhibitions, general museum awareness and adult programs, this person will work with the OSC to implement the marketing plan.

What we can offer:

$21,000-$26,000 annually for half-time, commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers

excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and

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University of Colorado Boulder.

What you should know:

• This position is a half-time, temporary, 18 month position that reports to the Assistant Director of the Museum. This position will end no later than 12/31/2016. There is a possibility of the position continuing past this date, but there is no guarantee.

• There may be some evening hours required.

_______________________________

Cathy Regan, Ph.D.

University of Colorado

Museum of Natural History

Girls At the Museum Exploring Science

Education Coordinator

UCB 218

Boulder, CO 80309

303-492-4843

cathy.regan@colorado.edu

http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

Assistant Curator of Public Programs, Williams College Museum of Art

Job Description
Job Title:
Assistant Curator of Public Programs, Williams College Museum of Art
Job ID:
301092
Location:
Williams Campus,Williamstown
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular

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Opening Details

WCMA seeks an Assistant Curator of Public Programs to play a vital role in advancing a key strategic initiative for the museum: Becoming a Center for Public Intellectual Life. Candidates with wide interests in the humanities and visual arts, broad intellectual curiosity, and familiarity with an academic environment are urged to apply. Reporting to the Associate Director for Academic and Public Engagement, this individual will draw both on deep intellectual interests and on knowledge of innovative museum practice to craft a range of intellectually rigorous programs that deeply engage a broad public. This is a hybrid position that merges curatorial and museum education practices.

Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of public programs to advance strategic plan objectives and accomplish program goals
  • Coordinate programs from design through logistical implementation and evaluation
  • Work closely with faculty across academic disciplines and departments to craft programs that capitalize on the rich, interdisciplinary context of a liberal arts college
  • Collaborate with museum colleagues, artists, and creative practitioners
Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a Master’s degree in Art History or a related field and a minimum of two years of related work experience. Experience developing and executing public programs in a museum context and in both physical and digital spaces is required, as are fluency with digital and social media and the ability to produce online content. Strong organizational, project management, and oral and written communication skills are essential.

Review of resumes will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Job Group 3-B.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

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Full job post is here:
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The details:

  • we need someone to teach Museum Hack principles to our clients: the Smithsonian, National Gallery of Art, Nasjonal Museet, etc.

  • you must be willing to travel (to top museums all over the world)

  • this role is half creative, half “get it done” and 100% awesome!

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Assistant Director, Social Justice Resource Center, Mills College, CA

About Mills College:

Located in foothills of Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a nationally renowned independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men. Ranked one of the top-tier master’s universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills is also recognized as one of The Best 379 Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. Since 1852, we’ve been empowering students to become creative, independent thinkers who take and inspire action. For more information, visit http://www.mills.edu.

Job Description:

Mills College is currently recruiting for an Asst Director in the Social Justice Resource Center to support a comprehensive social justice education program intended to create an inclusive environment for a diverse student body by building community; supporting student academic and personal growth, fostering understanding of self-identity and encouraging connections to and engagement with the larger Mills community. The Asst Director also supports the College in creating fair and equitable support structures for current and historically marginalized student populations.
Essential Job Functions:
Community Development

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive social justice education curriculum for students, including programs and resources that allow members of the Mills College community to reflect, enhance awareness, and develop strategies around social justice and inclusion (workshops, inter-group dialogues, and identity-based support groups)
  • Plan, implement, and execute the Social Justice and Leadership Retreat
  • Provide leadership for and work cooperatively with staff, faculty, and students to develop social justice and diversity programming
  • Plan and implement social justice education programming for fall and spring New Student Orientation
  • Support activities that address the social, cultural and educational needs of students based on identity
  • Develop and implement programming from a strength based and intersectional social justice model to enhance identity and leadership development
  • Build identity and support programming for Students of Color, LGBTQIA students, first-generation students, and other marginalized populations
  • Provide drop-in and individual support and mentorship for Summer Academic Workshop and FIRST program participants
  • Work with program staff, student mentors, tutors and College faculty to develop and offer a coordinated transitional instruction, academic advising, mentoring activities and support services
  • Work with many different departments across the College as necessary to facilitate diversity and social justice programming for students

Administrative Functions

  • Under the direction of the Asst Dean and Director, work closely with Division of Student Life units, Department of Ethnic Studies, support staff, and other departments on social justice and inclusion objectives
  • Provide logistical support and coordination for the Summer Academic Workshop- FIRST bridge programs
  • Prepare reports and publications as required, programming, assessment and administrative reports
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and supervision sessions
  • Under the direction of the Asst Dean, represent the SJRC committees as assigned
  • Conduct assessment of student programming and make decisions based on data results
  • Manage budgets related to related areas of responsibility
  • Oversee the visibility and accessibility of the SJRC, including coordinating promotion of the SJRC through tabling, online newsletters, email listservs, print advertising, and social media outreach
  • Participate and assist in centralized processes such as the Division of Student Life Ambassador Selection process, Orientation, Commencement, etc.
  • Perform related duties as needed

Student Supervision and Support

  • Create and implement ongoing social justice curriculum and training for the SJRC Peer Educators facilitated during weekly student staff meeting
  • Supervise Peer Educators in event planning, fiscal budget management, and organizational development
  • Be available to students via regularly scheduled office hours and regular contact with the Mills community
  • Develop and facilitate leadership opportunities and resources to assist student leaders and staff in student-led event planning and para-professional development
  • Participate in the hiring, training, and evaluation of the Division of Student Life Ambassador program
  • Serve as an additional contact of support and referral for students accessing inclusion and retention programs


Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of

  • 2-3 years of professional experience in social justice education and diversity initiatives or related areas
  • Knowledge of and practice engaging in social justice work regarding power and privilege dynamics
  • Knowledge and experience of current practices and theories in student affairs in higher education, including student leadership/student development desirable

Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to facilitate dialogues with differing or “conflicting” perspectives around issues of diversity and inclusion
  • Experience in developing programs and activities that encourage student success; ability to lead collaborative groups; demonstrated presentation and project management skills; demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; multicultural competence and computer literacy are required
  • Ability to work independently and with good judgment to manage a complex job involving ambiguous tasks, multiple responsibilities and an irregular and unpredictable schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal communication skills with ability to work both collaboratively and independently and develop strong relationships with students, staff, and faculty, interact at all levels with campus and community constituents and stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively and creatively use technology
  • Experience working with diverse populations and a demonstrated understanding of the issues faced by students who are members of underrepresented groups

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s required, Master’s degree in relevant field preferred

Physical, Mental, and Environmental Demands

  • Work occasionally requires physical exertion such as lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds
  • Standing for long periods of time (2-3 times per academic year, particularly during Orientation, Convocation, and Commencement)
  • Occasionally work outdoors, depending on programming
  • Work primarily involves sitting for long hours and using office equipment
  • The incumbent will often spend long hours on the computer answering emails
  • Work often requires bending to adjust or work with office equipment
  • The incumbent will be located in a busy, open office area. Interruptions and meeting with a variety of people will be required on a regular basis
  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress


Additional Information:

This is a full-time exempt position.  The salary is up to $45,500/year, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 10 days’ vacation plus 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually.  Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts.  Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period.

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills’ non-discrimination policy, please go to http://www.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php


Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three references, and the Mills College Application Form.  Review of candidates will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

https://mills.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=D328BD31EECD8A770E176A3BE0D71BC0?JOBID=61698

Program Officer, Mass Humanities

The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities (Mass Humanities) seeks a full time Program Officer to join its eleven-person staff based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

http://masshumanities.org/about/po-job/

Job Description

The Program Officer’s primary responsibilities include working with grant applicants on developing projects and crafting proposals, shepherding proposals through the grant review process, and attending and evaluating funded programs. The Program Officer also directs and manages certain foundation-conducted programs as needed, represents Mass Humanities at various meetings and conferences; contributes to communications on various platforms; and helps to define, develop, and seek external funding for new initiatives designed to advance the mission of Mass Humanities.

Routine travel across the state, and occasional evening and weekend availability are required. Preferred starting date is on or before November 1, 2015.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with an advanced degree in a humanities discipline (preferably a PhD), an understanding and appreciation of the ways in which the humanities can enhance and improve civic life, a curious mind and wide-ranging interests, excellent written and oral communication skills, an outgoing and amiable personality, the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and three or more years of professional experience in teaching, grant writing, planning and running public programs, and/or related activities in the humanities.

A demonstrated interest in working with audiences and participants of widely varied social and educational backgrounds is highly desirable. Familiarity with libraries, literacy, ABE and/or ESL programs, and other reading-based initiatives is also a plus.

How to Apply

Submit online application form by September 15, 2015.

The application requires uploading your letter of interest explaining your qualifications and why you think the humanities are important; uploading a current cv. You must also provide the names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses for at least three references. Address your letter of interest to David Tebaldi, Executive Director.

The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PT Community Engagement Specialist, Indiana

Position:        Community Engagement Specialist

Department:    Joseph Moore Museum

Status:             Part-time (28 hours/week)

The Joseph Moore Museum of Science and Nature at Earlham College seeks a part-time (28 hours/week, 12 months) qualified and dynamic Community Engagement Specialist for immediate hire.

The JMM is a thriving place focused on forging connections among science, nature, and society. We strive to combine the strengths of our natural history collections, the scholarly research of Earlham College faculty, and the passions of our museum faculty and ~20 undergraduate student staff into engaging community programs and exhibits.  First publicly opened in 1887, the JMM has been long-known as the regional natural history museum and is located in Richmond, Indiana on the campus of Earlham College.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement community programs for the Joseph Moore Museum in line with the museum’s mission and vision, including designing, scheduling, staffing/leading, publicizing and promoting educational tours that meet state standards throughout the school year and in summer.
  • Plan and implement special events to connect Earlham community members with each other and the broader Wayne County community around topics of importance to science and society.
  • Supervise and train Earlham College student staff in outreach (i.e. interacting with the public through tours, events, and museum hosting).
  • Assist with exhibits, including maintenance, refurbishment and design.
  • Assist with fundraising for community engagement.
  • Assist with developing and implementing a Community Engagement Plan for JMM.
  • Prepare an annual report documenting and critiquing community engagement at JMM.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in leading educational programming for children pre-k-12th grade.
  • Either have current Interpretive Guide Certification through NAI, or be available August 25th-28th to complete training and have personal transportation during that time period.

Key Attributes

  • Either a degree in a scientific field or substantial experience in science or nature programs for children
  • Ability to connect with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, logistics and daily planning
  • Dedication to working enthusiastically as part of a team of faculty and students
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to supervise and organize college students
  • Strong commitment to community engagement
  • Passion for communicating science

More information

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact JMM Director, Heather Lerner, at 765-983-1402 or lernehe@earlham.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin as early as August 15th  and prior to August 30th, 2015 Announcement posted July 17, 2015.

Application

Please send a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, CV, a list of references and a detailed sample plan for a science or nature-based elementary school tour as a single electronic file to:  leama@earlham.edu.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.