Department of Education
Job Summary: The Summer Youth Art Programs Instructor is an integral staff member of The San Diego Museum of Art’s Summer Youth Art Programs team. The programs are held in Balboa Park, within the Museum galleries and the classrooms located at the Museum Art School. The Instructor leads daytime classes in collection-inspired art making for youth in kindergarten through eighth grades. The programs run from July 27 – August 28, 2015, with individual class topics assigned to each instructor within but not necessarily throughout the program timeframe.
Proactively provide assistance to all visitors using accurate information regarding the Museum, its private collection, special exhibitions, programs, events and other pertinent information. Work politely and professionally with Museum colleagues, partners and volunteers.
This this a part-time, 20 hours a week position with responsibilities including:
The Museum Educator for Family Programs is an integral staff member of The San Diego Museum of Art’s Education and Public Engagement team. The Educator must be able to work with the following: audiences new to the Museum and diverse /multi-generational audiences. The goals of this position are to design and implement a monthly activity in the Museum space that stimulate an interest in art and arouse creativity in children, teens, families, and adults visiting the Museum for the Sunday Family Drop-In program.
The Museum Educator for Community Programs and Outreach is an integral staff member of The San Diego Museum of Art’s education, outreach, and public programs team. The educator teaches a variety of art programs in schools, community centers, and at the Museum to reach families, children, teens, and adults. Programs incorporate art history, studio art, and museum gallery experiences, connecting to both the permanent collections and special exhibitions at the Museum.
The Lead Artist will assist in the creation of an original, public artwork under the direction of the Museum’s Artist-In-Residence and as part of a larger community-directed, public art initiative funded by a grant from the Irvine Foundation. The Lead Artist will work additionally with the Program Coordinator as well as the Manager of Public Programs.
This is a position within the Education & Public Engagement Department responsible for assisting summer youth program Instructors and staff in the supervision of students grades Kindergarten through twelve. The Summer Youth Programs Counselor will also assist in the implementation of visual art activities in the classroom, in visits to the Museum, and in leading camp games and activities that encourage children to learn in a fun environment.
The Carolyn Wolf Summer Internship in Museum Education is named after former Museum docent Carolyn Wolf, who was passionate about education and creating opportunities for students and those interested in museum work. After Mrs. Wolf passed away, her family set up a fund for a yearly internship for future museum educators. The internship is a full-time, 10 week, paid position and the Museum’s only paid internship.