Company Description: MASS MoCA is one of the world's liveliest (and largest) centers for making and enjoying today's most important art, music, dance, theater, film, and video. Hundreds of works of visual and performing art have been created on its 19th-century factory campus during fabrication and rehearsal residencies, making MASS MoCA among the most productive sites in the country for the creation and presentation of new art. More platform than box, MASS MoCA strives to bring to its audiences art experiences that are fresh, engaging, and transformative.
MASS MoCA is seeking an experienced, energetic, detailed-oriented museum educator to join its collaborative working environment. The Education Coordinator is supervised by the Director of Education + Curator of Kidspace and will primarily support the coordination of education programs and Kidspace exhibition projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Scheduling: Schedule all guided groups and oversee the Ed Dept program schedule (including guided group tours, partnership tours, artist residencies, Art Assembly performances, teacher workshops, and community programming).
Kidspace Exhibitions: assist Curator of Kidspace with exhibition details; coordinate artist schedules, travel, and housing; organize exhibition promotional information for Communications and Development departments; maintain cleanliness of gallery and off-site art installation.
Evaluation: with K – 12 Education Manager, oversee evaluation project with Goodman Research Group; collate data; coordinate evaluation needs with teachers and students; maintain evaluation records; and plan evaluation of future programs.
Grants: assist with grant administration including: oversight of project details and implementation to ensure grant compliance; grant reporting; future planning of grants.
Documentation: Maintain group and program participant attendance records, mailing lists, and press clippings; manage Kidspace archives; coordinate program documentation and videos.
Budgets: assist with managing complex annual department budget, as well as specific restricted grant budgets, and oversee weekly invoices and contractors’ time sheets; order supplies; write contracts for consultants/artists/overhires.
Gallery Teaching: as with all Education Department staff, conduct tours as needed, but at least one tour per week.
This is a full-time entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, art administration, or art history, and at least 1 year of work experience is preferred. The candidate should be skilled as an effective communicator and have strong writing skills; can work independently, but also as a team player; has an outgoing, positive personality and a knack for connecting with people of many backgrounds.
Apply on the MASS MoCA website by February 15, 2019