JOB POSTING: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Douglas County
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Douglas County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Library Staff.
BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.
Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held monthly at each of the five participating libraries.
BMoCA believes 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 art education.
Duties include but are not limited to:
o Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
o Working with the Director of Education and staff
o Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
o Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
o Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
o Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed
o Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
o Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
o Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
o Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
o Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies
o 1 year of experience in art education
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
o Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Douglas County.
Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.
To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
Start Date: Immediately
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.
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.