Department:                Education

Reports to:                  Manager of Art+Empathy Projects and Innovation

Classification:             Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Media Educator for Art+Empathy Projects will assist the Manager of Art+Empathy Projects and Innovation on the planning and facilitation of Art+Empathy educational programming to include public performances, library and literacy programs, and digital programs. The Media Educator for Art+Empathy Projects will also assist on various administrative duties for the Education Department.

The ideal candidate should be energetic, proactive, innovative, and have a passion for the ability of art to promote empathy between people.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with coordination and facilitation of a variety of Art+Empathy programs including public performances, library and literacy programs, and digital programs.
  • Assist on administrative duties for the Education Department including tracking visitor attendance; writing reports, correspondence and meeting minutes; and managing calendars.
  • Liaise with all Museum departments, including Museum Attendants and Docents.
  • Supervise volunteers.
  • Other duties as may be required.

Qualifications

Education

  • B.A. or B.F.A. or equivalent.

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of education experience in one or more of the following areas: education technology, library and literacy programs, and performance programs.

Abilities

  • Ability to give cohesive and engaging gallery tours, and to speak publicly in front of large audiences.
  • Ability to interpret art of different time periods, media, and places of origin.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, meet strict deadlines.

Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of Art History and Interpretation.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Other requirements

  • Office hours required, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands

  • Approximately 50-60% time sitting at computer.
  • Walking, reaching and lifting 25 lbs.

Work Environment

  • Noise level ranges from quiet to moderately noisy.
  • Office may be shared.

If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to: 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 an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring of personnel 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.