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MASS MoCA
1040 MASS MoCA Way
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

Website: massmoca.org

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.

Education Coordinator
North Adams
Full Time
Education/Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Preferred
Up to One Year
Preferred

MASS MoCA is seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented museum educator to join its collaborative working environment. Full-time with benefits. The Education Coordinator will primarily support the coordination of education programs and Kidspace exhibition projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling: Oversee the Ed Dept program schedule (including guided group tours, partnership tours, artist residencies, Art Assembly, teacher workshops, and community programming) in collaboration with the Lead Gallery Teacher; oversee Gallery Teachers’ schedules for tours and ArtBar; work closely with the Box Office on group scheduling and needs.
  • Kidspace Exhibitions: assist Curator of Kidspace with exhibition details; coordinate artist schedules, travel, and housing; organize exhibition promotional information for Marketing and Development departments; maintain cleanliness of gallery
  • Programming: Prep training materials for new exhibitions; assist with designing content of tours and prepping materials for educators, Gallery Teachers and students; coordinate schedules and programming for families through partnership programming with the MCC Culture RX initiative and Department of Children and Families; organize ArtBar boxes and activities for families in Kidspace.
  • Evaluation: 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; assist with 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’ timesheets; order supplies; writing contracts for consultants/artists/overhires.
  • Gallery Teaching: as with all Education Department staff, conduct programs as needed.
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned.

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 work experience, 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. 

Work Conditions: 

  • Position may require extended hours, work on weekends, holidays and for festivals and events

Physical Requirements: 

  • For employment at MASS MoCA, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required for employment.

As defined by the National Labor Relations Act, this position is part of the bargaining unit  for UAW Local 2110. 

MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.

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