Education Program Assistant 1 - Archive
|Department:||Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art|
|Salary:||$14.20 - $21.19 Per Hour|
o The University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum Art invites applications for a full-time Museum Educator for Studio Programs and Special Projects (Education Program Assistant 1). This position works a flexible schedule according to program events, including evening and weekend work.
o This is a classified position represented by SEIU local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.
o Due to budgetary shortfalls, the person appointed to this position may be required to take unpaid furlough days between date of hire and June 30, 2013.
o This recruitment is open to any applicant who meets the qualifications listed below.
TO QUALIFY YOU MUST HAVE:
... high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of relevant experience (paid or volunteer), supporting community programs that serve children, youth, or adults; OR associate degree and one year of work experience (paid or volunteer) which must be working in youth development programs, adult education, teaching, program delivery, or related functions.
... demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated skill to work with diverse audiences; demonstrated skill to use computers for word processing, data management, and communications.
In addition, this position requires:
* Expertise designing art education programs.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, children and their parents from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
* Computer proficiency, including database management and desktop publishing experience.
Preference for candidates with bachelor's degree and or coursework in Arts and Administration, Art History, Art Education, Education, or Fine Arts.
Position is subject to criminal background check.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position coordinates all studio classes and camps for the museum's department of education and assist with artist in residencies and museum education program development for K-12 audiences. Duties include:
... assisting in planning and teaching classes in the museum's studio for after school and posttour programs; leading and training UO students to teach after school and posttour classes in the studio and off-site; coordinating all Family Days and off-site festival art and outreach programs; supervising graduate students and interns.
... preparing education curriculum materials and lesson plans for the museum's director of education to support collections-based programs for ArtsAsia and other K-12 teacher and student programs.
... maintaining the museum's registration system for camps and classes; designing education marketing materials; communicating with curatorial, facilities, and security staff regarding room set-ups and education program needs.
... providing administrative support for the museum's director of education and making presentations both on- and off-site on behalf of the education director in her absence.
Position works in the studio and occasionally outdoor festivals.
To assist us in making the selection for this position, please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each item. Make sure your experience and training described in your responses are included in your application.
1. Describe your experience working with K-12 students and your familiarity with pedagogy?
2. Describe how you have gained expertise with the development of arts education programs and object-based learning.
3. This position plans arts lessons for diverse audiences in a studio setting. Describe your experience in this area.
Submit all application materials, including Human Resources Job Application form, supplemental questions and other relevant materials by the closing date to:
677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
5210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5210
Human Resources Job Application must be filled out completely or it will not be accepted. Make sure to keep a copy of your application packet for job interviews.
This announcement is available in alternate formats upon request. If you are a qualified applicant with a disability and need accommodation with the application process, please contact us for assistance.