Department: Education and Public Programs | 40 hours per week, Salaried
The Education and Public Programs Department is responsible for developing and executing the CAC's adult and K-12 educational programs, tours, and summer camp, as well as its public programs that complement the performing and visual arts seasons.
- Work closely with Associate Director of Education and Public Programs to produce, manage and implement exhibition and performance-related outreach and educational programming;
- Manage the execution of arts education and public programs;
- Represent Education and Public Programs Department at CAC programs, performances, exhibitions, and fundraisers;
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with New Orleans schools, educators, and community partners;
- Coordinate with schools and organizations to participate in exhibition tours, Artist Exchange Program, Summer Arts Camp, and TEENS@CAC Program;
- Assist in the implementation of Summer Arts Camp including recruitment of staff, training, and managing online registration;
- Manage and coordinate TEENS@CAC Program;
- Develop and implement curriculum for all TEENS@CAC programming;
- Work with External Affairs Department to create program-related materials and web copy;
- Secure building space usage and scheduling for all departmental programs.
Reports to: Associate Director of Education and Public Programs
Works closely with: External Affairs Department, Performing Arts Department, and Visual Arts Department
- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in Museum Education, Art History or related field is required;
- 3+ years professional experience in arts education including curriculum and program design;
- Prior supervisory and budget management experience;
- Excellent organizational and computer skills;
- Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
- Broad knowledge of current practice and theory of the art of today with a wide knowledge of the best thought-leaders and presenters in the field;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present information in a variety of formats, to understand and present information to a variety of audiences, and to communicate the CAC’s mission with passion and sensitivity;
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work well with colleagues, other employees, artists, donors, and members.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Must have the capacity to work in close cooperation with a wide range of people including museum staff and the community;
- Aptitude in Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel;
- Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed;
- Ability to manage multiple projects;
- Budget management skills;
- Superior writing and editing skills;
- Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates are asked to please send a resume and cover letter outlining their interest and qualifications with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 1, 2017 or until position is filled. Please include “Education and Public Programs Coordinator” in the subject heading of your electronic submission.
No phone inquiries regarding this position will be accepted. This position will remain open until filled.
The CAC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to ethnicity, gender, age, or sexual orientation.