Career Opportunities

Assistant to the Associate Curator
of Education

This part time, non-exempt position will support the Associate Curator to develop, coordinate and execute the Museum’s School and Teacher programs, in the following:

  • Assist and support the planning of the newly funded International Spanish Academies Program.
  • Assist and support all Museum/School Partnerships.
  • Assist as a liaison with the public, private and parochial schools, K-12, gallery tours.
  • Book, schedule and oversee school tours led by docents.
  • Participate in Docent Candidate sessions as a tool to support school groups.
  • Lead school tours if and when necessary.
  • Assist the Associate Curator with all administrative functions.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, MA in Art, Art History, Education, Museum Studies or related field preferred.

Professional museum experience with children and/or experience teaching in a classroom preferred.

Computer literate on MS Office.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable in a leadership and speaking role. The ability to communicate clearly with educators, administrators, and children is essential.

Please send cover letter and resume to wattickj@norton.org.    


PACE Instructor

The Norton Museum of Art has an opening for a part-time position as arts instructor in the museum’s outreach program for children and youth, PACE (Progressive Afterschool Art Community Education), teaching 24 hours/week.

PACE instructors represent the Museum as art teachers in community centers throughout Palm Beach County and act as liaison between the site and the Norton Museum of Art.  The instructor we are seeking must be able to research and design projects for the students that are:

(1) multicultural, (2) arts integrated, (3) exhibition related, and/or fine art/art historical; the instructor will accompany PACE students during three visits to the Norton Museum throughout the year.

A BA degree is required, along with teaching experience in fine arts, art history. Candidate must be detail-oriented and well-organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Able to demonstrate independent judgment in professional setting and be a team player.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. 

Please send cover letter and resume to wattickj@norton.org.    

The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.