Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
October 06, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Museum Educators, Community and Family Programs (Temporary)


Under the supervision of the Manager of Community Arts, the Community and Family Programs Museum Educator teaches a variety of programs geared toward children and teens at the MFA and at off-site locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements age-appropriate, art and collections-based Artful Adventures, community, and family programs for groups of children in the Museum’s galleries and studio spaces, and at off-site locations such as libraries, festivals, and community centers.
  • Collaborates with Community and Family Programs staff and other Museum Educators to facilitate and teach programs, interact with visitors, and create enriching learning experiences.
  • Work closely with interns and volunteers.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings.
  • Assist with group check-in as needed.
  • Assist with art supply prep and studio maintenance and upkeep as needed.
  • Other job duties as required and instructed.

Programs may include Artful Adventures, community partnership visits, Home School programs, Off-site Programs, Festivals, Museum Events, school vacation week activities, and various other events and programs as needed.

Must be available to work at least 2 days/ shifts per week including 1 week day (M-F)

The Museum reserves the right to change job descriptions. While this job description is intended to include essential duties, it is conceivable that job duties may change before the job description is officially revised

Schedule and Wage:

Must be available to work at least 2 days/ shifts per week including 1 week day (M-F). Less than 17 hours per week.

Starting at $25 per hour.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive work environment and strongly encourage and welcome an application pool that reflects our commitment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in museum education, education, art education, studio art, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience with planning and leading art or other types of educational programs for groups of children.
  • One to three years of professional working experience, preferably in museum education, arts education, or related fields.
  • Studio art experience preferred.
  • Fluency in multiple languages, particularly Spanish, a plus.
  • Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access for students, teachers, other visitors, and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility, patience, and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Apply by:
October 31, 2021
About this Organization:
Fine arts cultural and educational institution.