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.
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
- 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
- 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
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
salary that is commensurate with experience
Please submit your resume and cover letter by
clicking the “APPLY NOW” button.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art is an Equal