Job Title: Freelance Museum Educator, Adult And Academic Programs, MoMA


Description: Freelance Museum Educator, Adult and Academic Programs The Museum of Modern Art The Department of Education at The Museum of Modern Art seeks highly energetic and dedicated individuals to work with Adult and Academic Programs for MoMA’s Gallery Sessions program. MoMA Educators will research, create, and lead one-hour gallery experiences in conjunction with museum exhibitions and the collection. The commitment requires attendance at monthly study sessions and exhibition walk-throughs as preparation for content development. Using a participatory and conversational model for thinking about art and ideas, Gallery Sessions offer a broad and diverse audience multiple ways to engage with art. The interested candidates are encouraged to attend a Gallery Session to learn more about the program. More information about the program can be found here: Programs are conducted at MoMA daily at 11:30am and 1:30pm year-round. This is a contractual, freelance position and will be contracted August 2018 through February 2019 with the possibility to be renewed. Responsibilities: - Collaborating with MoMA staff to create topics for Gallery Sessions - Attending monthly study sessions and walk-throughs - Researching MoMA’s collection and special exhibitions - Working with MoMA Volunteers during each session Required qualifications: - Experience in gallery-based teaching for adults - Experience with a variety of pedagogical approaches to gallery-based teaching - Undergraduate or Master’s Degree in modern and contemporary art history, architecture, design, fine arts, art education, or education with strong knowledge of modern and contemporary art - A flexible schedule; ability to lead between 4-8 Gallery Sessions per month, including some weekends Preferred qualifications: - Strong understanding of MoMA’s collection - Interest in working collaboratively with other educators - Fluency in Spanish, French, German, Italian, or Mandarin

Date Posted: 06-06-2018

Expire Date: 07-06-2018

Contact Name: Adelia Gregory

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Salary: $115 per program


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Application procedure: Please send a brief cover letter and resume to Paste your cover letter into the body of the email and attach your resume as a file. Include “Gallery Sessions Freelance Museum Educator” in the subject heading. Application deadline: June 20, 2018. The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.