Manager of Teacher and School Programs

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The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is one of the leading arts institutions in the region. The Museum presents a dynamic range of exhibitions organized from prestigious museums and collections throughout the world. The Museum’s own diverse collection features highlights from North America, Europe, and Asia, with particular strengths in American art and postwar abstraction. The permanent collection also boasts one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass, a major collection of photography by Brett Weston, and the definitive museum collection of works by the Washington Color painter Paul Reed. The Museum’s renowned Samuel Roberts Noble Theater screens the finest international, independent, documentary, and classic films. Museum amenities include the Museum Store and the Roof Terrace. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a member of the Association of Art Museum Directors. The Museum serves over 125,000 visitors annually from all fifty states and thirty foreign countries. 

 

Job Summary:

Supports the Museum mission of enriching lives through the visual arts by the creation and administration of a suite of programs for teachers and schools with particular attention to the development and launching of a new distance learning program.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Work collaboratively to develop the content and implementation strategy for the launch and growth of the OKCMOA’s new distance learning program to bring the museum’s collection to teachers and students around the state and the region beginning fall of 2020.

·         Steward the programs new distance learning initiative for K-12 audiences including content and program design, scheduling, technical support, teaching and training.

·         Build outreach campaign for distance learning programs in collaboration with other museum staff.

·         Lead the development of curriculum for school single and multi-visit programs

·         Connect with educators around Oklahoma to ensure OKCMOA’s programs and resources are current and fulfill their needs.

·         Collaborate with Manager/Head of Public Programs to ensure docent training meets needs of school tours

·         Participate in visitor research with other members of the learning and curatorial team to ensure we are meeting visitors’ needs and successfully communicating ideas in exhibitions, galleries, and programming.

·         Participate in Fundraising and Cultivation Activities as Assigned

·         Actively engage and maintain connections in museum professional networks, attends and presents at conferences, and serves in volunteer leadership positions in affiliated organizations. 

·         Additional Duties as Assigned

 

Qualifications:

·         Master’s degree in Art History or Museum Education preferred

·         3-5 years of experience working in a museum preferably with school and teacher programs or distance learning programs

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

·         Knowledge of art history and museum education theory and practice

·         Experience working with technology or digital learning platforms

·         Excellent written and communication skills

·         Experience as a gallery educator and/or giving public presentations

·         Knowledge of national education standards is a plus

·         Ability to speak Spanish a plus

 

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package available



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Oklahoma City Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 
 
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