The Norton Museum of Art is seeking a Museum Educator to assist the Curator of Education to develop, coordinate and execute School and Teacher programs. The successful candidate will serve as liaison with public, private and parochial schools to maintain tours and design new arts-integrated education programs; research, write, prepare and distribute teacher resources and tour materials; plan and coordinate teacher professional development programs and programs that enhance teacher/student awareness and involvement in the Museum; manage and expand the Norton School Partnership program; manage all aspects of the Marden Gallery student exhibitions; and assist with Family and Public programs as needed.
The position requires a Bachelors degree, and an MA in Art, Art History, Education, Museum studies or related field is preferred. Professional museum experience with children and/or classroom teaching experience is preferred. The candidate must be literate in Microsoft Office; 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.
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The Museum is seeking a dynamic candidate to manage the Art after Dark program each Thursday evening. The essential duties of this Part-Time (up to 30 hours/week) are to coordinate the weekly Art after Dark program, including planning, set-up, and promotion, working with staff from the Education, Communications, IT/Finance and Administration departments. Art after Dark programming can include programming coordinated with the Museum exhibitions, performances by musicians, screening of films, docent and curator tours of the collection, hands on art activities. Responsibilities include contacting performers, handling contracts and payments to performers, arranging for set-up and performance needs; renting films and handling payments; contacting local artists, handling contracts and payments to artists, arranging for set-up and program needs; working with curators and Volunteer Coordinator to facilitate tour schedule and arrange with Volunteer Coordinator for volunteer assistance on Thursday evenings.
Manage the Art after Dark budget. Develop each week’s flow chart and attend weekly meeting to distribute flow chart and performance schedules to museum departments. Be on-site to manage the Art after Dark programs each Thursday from 4:30 – 9:00 pm.
BA in the arts or related field. Active interest and knowledge of the visual and performing arts/artists in South Florida. Able to work Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 – 5 and Thursday, 1 – 9. Positive, upbeat customer service skills when dealing with public and museum staff and volunteers. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office suite and Outlook. The Norton Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Finance Summer Intern
The main focus of the Finance Intern for summer 2014 will be to develop a set of relevant museum metrics against which the Norton can measure its own performance. A variety of data will be available from different sources; the intern will examine and analyze this data to determine the appropriateness of its application to similar data for the Norton. The intern will also need to contact other institutions to ask questions and clarify information.
The Norton sponsors another summer internship program which is more oriented towards the arts. The Finance Intern may also participate in some of the general aspects of this program, such as field trips and conversations with curators, if desired and if the project work is on target.
The project requires a high degree of analytical ability, as well as good communication and computer skills.
Eligibility and Terms
This internship is open to graduate students at any accredited U.S. college or university, and to those who have earned a B.A. degree within the past year, but are not currently enrolled in graduate school. The students should be enrolled or planning to enroll in a school of public or arts administration, business administration, or a similar program.
The term of this internship is June 16 – August 1, 2014, with some flexibility in these dates. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, with an hour for lunch. This internship is sponsored by the Finance Committee of the Norton Museum of Art, and is paid @ $15 an hour. Housing, transportation, and any other financial needs are the responsibility of the intern.
Internship Application materials:
Applications must include all materials listed below to be considered. Application materials will not be returned.
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