Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
www.mfa.org

Date Posted:
May 10, 2017

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Community Arts Initiative Liaison

Description:

Engaging. Dynamic. Fun.


As one of the world’s renowned art museums, the MFA boasts a collection that spans nearly all cultures and time periods—ranging from the art of ancient Egypt to French Impressionism to Contemporary. There’s art and so much more to interest people from all walks of life. The Museum is a lively social destination that offers concerts, films, and lectures while also serving as an important community and educational resource for schools and families.


Our mission is to preserve and share our treasures with Boston and beyond while providing an engaging and memorable experience for all our visitors. This would not be possible without our talented staff, volunteers, donors, members, and community partners.


Our culture is built on scholarship, collaboration, trust, and mutual respect. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings and are committed to develop, reward, and retain our valuable staff.

Join us for what promises to be an enriching, vibrant, and ever-changing experience. And, yes, a fun place to work!


Under the direction of the Manager of Community Arts, the Community Arts Initiative Liaison serves as the primary Museum educator for and liaison with one or more of the Community Arts Initiative’s partner organizations. Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting and facilitating use of the MFA as a resource for the CAI partner.


Essential functions include: work with the Lead Artist and the community partner organization’s staff to plan and lead tours in the Museum’s galleries in conjunction with the annual Artist’s Project; assist the Lead Artist in facilitating art making activities related to the project, and provide educational and logistical support to the Lead Artist as needed during project sessions; plan and implement MFA-related art activities at the community partner’s site, including parents’ nights and a variety of special projects; work with the community partner staff to jointly design art activities that are based on the MFA collection but are carried out at the community site during ongoing art making sessions; act as a liaison between the community partner organization and the MFA’s Community Arts Initiative in the planning and developing of new resources and programs at the community partner organization that might benefit and enhance Community Arts Initiative projects and help the community partner to better use the Museum as a resource.


Part-time; 1 - 17 hrs/wk; Varied schedule – available to work some evenings and holidays


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Museum Education, Art Education or equivalent degree; 1 to 3 years of experience; demonstrated ability planning and leading art programs with children and families; excellent interpersonal skills; good organizational and communication skills; knowledge of computer programs, preferably Microsoft Office and Excel; valid driver’s license with good driving record, in order to drive the Community Van.


How To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.


Apply by:
May 31, 2017
About this Organization:
Fine arts cultural and educational institution.