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Part-Time Museum Educator

Position reports to: Education Director

Poster House is seeking a part-time, freelance educator and teaching artist to join the education department. The educator will lead programming for high school and university students, including museum tours and workshops. In the near future, we intend to add in-school programs for high school students and program offerings for expanded age groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead interactive, inquiry-based tours and open-ended workshops for use in both museum and school settings.
  • Communicate with collaborators on scheduling and planning.
  • Attend education meetings, roughly every month.
  • Attend (paid) training on upcoming exhibitions.

Qualifications:

  • Higher education in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Museum Education, Art History, Education or related fields or equivalent lived and practical experience in art education and/or informal education
    2+ years teaching experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of educational pedagogy and child development.
  • Experience working with students with special needs.
  • Experience designing lesson plans and curricula for visual art/visual literacy.
  • Can work collaboratively and independently.
  • Preferred: An understanding of the history of posters and poster-making process.
  • Strongly preferred: Bilingual in any of the following languages: Spanish, Mandarin, Bangla, Arabic, and/or Korean.

Available to start in late January/early February 2020.
Must have weekday and weekend availability.
Rate: $100/Teaching Hour, plus paid training and professional development.

Please email a current resume and cover letter to education@posterhouse.org with the subject: Museum Educator 2020.

Guest Curators

Poster House collaborates with outside curators and researchers to develop exhibitions for the museum. We seek out individuals who have special knowledge of a field, and we accept proposals for poster-related exhibitions at any time. Poster House provides a budget, exhibition design support, and installation assistance, but the concept is fully developed by the individual. If you have a proposal for an exhibition, submit a 300 word essay outlining the thesis statement of the exhibition and your research approach. Email all submissions and questions to submissions@posterhouse.org

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