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General Museum Educator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Anthony Aiuppy at (904) 620-3221, or anthony.aiuppy@unf.edu.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title General Museum Educator
Department MOCA - Administration
Position Number 942013
Requisition Number 060107
Position Type Other Personnel Services Part Time
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
Time-limited through
Hours 8am-3pm M-F; nights/weekends as needed
Hourly Rate $12.00
Job Summary/Responsibilities

MOCA Jacksonville is looking for a Museum Educator to implement and support educational initiatives to serve the Museum’s mission and audiences with particular focus on the school tour and outreach programs.
Program assistance may include participation in one or more of the following:
- School Tours: Facilitate school tour programs based on Museum Exhibitions and Florida State Standards. Assist with material prep, set up and classroom maintenance.
- Outreach: Participate in community outreach opportunities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: set up, art making facilitation for families, promoting museum exhibitions, programs and membership, supervision of volunteers, and attendance reporting. Must be available nights and weekends. Position requires travel (generally local).
- Art Camp: Provide instructions in art making activities for ages 4-14. Art Camp runs during the summer, winter, spring, and during Teacher In-Service days.
- Adult Education: Provide occasional adult tours on Third Thursday tours monthly and provide artwork/exhibition content knowledge during Exhibition openings.
Must be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week (Mon – Fri). Hours will range in the weekdays from 8am-3pm (variable per needs of museum), but the emphasis of this position is on the flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.

Required Qualifications

- Candidates must have a Bachelors in Art Education, Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline;
- Minimum 1 year experience working with children in an educational setting;
- Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills;
- Ability to enforce museum specific etiquette with students;
- Ability to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including students, teacher, museum staff and visitors;
- Must have a flexible schedule that will allow for some fluctuation due to school, event or museum variants;
- Must have reliable transportation;
- Satisfactory Level 2 background check is required for employment.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience teaching in a classroom setting;
- Experience in a variety of art making skills including drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture;
- Experience in the arts or in cultural advocacy;
- Experience with children with Special Needs;
- Proficiency in a foreign language desirable. Spanish or Sign Language preferred.

Statement(s) of Understanding Background Check
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In
conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

EOD
Carnegie

Posting Detail Information

Anticipated Start Date
Job Posting Date 07/28/2017
Application Review Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Anthony Aiuppy (904) 620-3221
Hiring Official Ben Thompson
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Anthony Aiuppy at (904) 620-3221, or anthony.aiuppy@unf.edu.

Quicklink http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/3784

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Art Education, Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have at least one year's experience working with children in an educational setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have reliable transportation?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents