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 overseeing and administering of a suite of programs for school audiences such as tours, multi-visit programs, professional development opportunities for teachers and the launching of a new distance learning program.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates a comprehensive plan for school programs and partnerships in alignment with the museum’s mission and strategic plan reflecting best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Launch, administer and grow OKCMOA’s new distance learning program to bring the museum’s collection to teachers and students around the state and the region beginning in the 2021/22 school year.
  • In partnership with other Learning Department staff, manage the docent program ensuring training meets the needs of school tours.
  • Lead the development of curriculum for school single and multi-visit programs.
  • Maintain awareness of regional and state school districts and curriculum standards. Connect with educators around Oklahoma to ensure OKCMOA’s programs and resources are current and fulfill their needs.
  • Keep abreast of teaching and learning research and scholarship, national trends in education, and best practices in museum education.
  • Participate in fundraising and cultivation activities as assigned.
  • Actively engage and maintain connections in museum professional networks, attend and present at conferences, and serve 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 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of art history and museum education theory and practice
  • Experience working with technology or digital learning platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience as a gallery educator and/or giving public presentations
  • Knowledge of national education standards is a plus
  • Ability to speak Spanish is 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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