Position Title:              Digital Engagement and Performance Programs Educator

Department:                Education       
Reports to:                  Manager of Art and Empathy Projects and Innovation
Classification:             Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Position Summary

This position works closely with the Manager of Art and Empathy Projects and Innovation to develop and facilitate education technologies, increase social media engagement, and produce digital content. This position will also be responsible for sourcing and negotiating in-gallery performances that will be shared for publication on the Museum’s app and social media accounts.

The ideal candidate should be energetic, proactive, innovative, and have a passion for art and technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Manager of Education Projects and Innovation in the development of new innovative interactive touchscreen experiences that engage visitors of all ages.
  • Contract arts organizations and artists for SDMA+ in-person and virtual programs, including: pop-up events, film series, concerts, festivals, dance performances, poetry recitals, theatrical performances, and guest lectures.
  • Produce original digital content for SDMA+ including videos, podcasts, social media posts that highlight the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.
  • Contract artists for SDMA Tutorials and coordinate the production of SDMA Tutorial videos, and in-gallery touchscreen interactives.
  • Liaise with the Marketing team to co-develop a social media engagement strategy for Education.
  • Work closely with Manager of Art and Empathy Projects and Innovation and the Education team to develop a unified programming schedule.
  • Maintain the Education department’s inventory of technology assets.
  • Design graphic content for iPads, presentations, and videos.
  • Compile analytics from social media, the website, and in-gallery interactives into a quarterly.
  • Facilitate workshops for the public, museum educators, and docents.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education

  • Undergraduate degree in art, art history, education, or related subject.
  • Knowledge of art history and the Museum collection.

Experience

  • Two years professional experience developing digital technology solutions, including software & hardware installation.
  • Two-years experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign).
  • Two-years experience working in education.
  • Preferred experience with user experience (UX) design.
  • Preferred experience with corporate social media marketing strategies.
  • Preferred experience negotiating contracts.

Abilities

  • Ability to interpret art of different periods and places of origin into digital content.
  • Ability to produce videos, including use of a DSLR camera, and sound & lighting equipment.
  • Ability to edit video into compelling digital content.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

Skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Other requirements

  • Variable office hours required, including evenings and weekends.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Approximately 40-50 % time sitting at computer.
  • Walking, reaching etc.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Work Environment

  • Noise level ranges from quiet to noisy.
  • Office shared.

If interested, please submit cover letter and resume: resumes@sdmart.org, or mail to: The San Diego Museum of Art, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 122107, San Diego, CA 92112.

The San Diego Museum of Art is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local equal opportunity employment laws. The Museum prohibits discrimination against staff members or applicants on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, protected medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.