Associate Curator of Education and Experience
Worcester Art Museum
seeks an exceptional Associate Curator of Education and Experience to plan,
supervise, implement and evaluate Education and Experience Department programs,
events, and docent training.
The Associate Curator of
Education and Experience will organize and oversee project teams for all public
events, including planning, implementation, and evaluation; oversee Public and
Internal Events Coordinator’s work on events, and manage the Public and
Internal Events Coordinator and Education Programming Coordinator positions. Other
duties include: participating in exhibition development teams, developing
strategies and implementing plans to promote and grow programs, managing docent
training, including docent continuing education, exhibition gallery talks, and
new docent training; evaluating docent performance and implementing improvement
plans; and periodically recruiting new docents.
The successful candidate will have a M.A. in art, art history, museum
studies, or related field; a minimum of three years museum or teaching
background is preferred as well as at minimum one year supervisory and
budgeting experience required. The
incumbent will possess excellent writing and public speaking skills, general
knowledge of public education, strong
organizational and management skills, the ability to work with volunteers, sensitivity
to and interest in the needs of all audiences, and the ability to estimate and
August 20, 2018
About this Organization:
The Worcester Art Museum is
world-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculpture,
decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings and new media. The works span
5,000 years of art and culture. View paintings by Cassatt, Gauguin, Goya,
Monet, Sargent and Whistler; admire floor mosaics from the ancient city of
Antioch; see cutting-edge contemporary art; and discover the Museum's many
other treasures. Special exhibitions showcase the masterworks, seldom-seen
gems, and important works on loan.
Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence
and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York
City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.