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Community & School Programs Coordinator

Description & Qualifications

Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) needs a passionate arts administrator and educator to help grow and enhance the Museum’s Community & School Programs. We are seeing a quick thinking, dynamic multi-tasker with exceptional customer service skills and expertise in museum and arts education to assist both the Director of Community Programs and Manager of School Programs with administrative and instructional tasks related to the coordination and registration of Group Visits to CMA, Educator Open Houses, Museum-Wide Cultural Festivals, and Access Classes for Children on the Autism Spectrum and with Physical Disabilities. Candidates should be lifelong learners that appreciate the exchange of learning and are enthusiastic to contribute their insights to the Museum, the broader education field, and New York City community.

The ideal candidate for the Community & School Programs Coordinator role is a team player who will provide important support to the Group Visits Teaching Artists and Interns. This person will be critical to maintaining a collaborative team spirit so that all Teaching Artists feel valued and supported. A person in this position will have a positive, professional, and respectful attitude towards staff, students, and supervisors.The Community & School Programs Coordinator will model good classroom management and positive educational support. This position provides both internal and external supportive services.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative and educational support for Community & School Programs to further grow and enhance the programs, team, and impact
  • Expand the number of Group Visits to CMA through strategic outreach and maintaining and cultivating relationships with school and organizations
  • Identify new school contacts for departmental mailings and outreach with weekly updates to reports, contact lists, and marketing leads sheets
  • Act as a point person for Group Visits supporting Teaching Artists and Interns
  • Assist in curriculum development for Group Visits and Cultural Festivals that is in line with Common Core State Standards, NYC DOE’s Blueprint Standards for Teaching and Learning in the Visual Arts and the Moving Image, Framework for 21st Century Learning, and Universal Design for Learning
  • Maintain clear systems of communication between Community & School Programs and with the rest of the museum community
  • Respond to telephone and email inquiries within 1-2 business days of the initial request of contacts for Group Visits and Access Classes
  • Schedule and confirm visits using Formstack Forms, PatronManager CRM Platform by Salesforce, and Gmail Tools
  • Investigate and resolve any problems that arise with scheduling
  • Coordinate timely follow-up of confirmation letters, invoices, purchase orders, and payments and keep detailed records of communication
  • Responsible for sending feedback surveys, photos, and and animation video links the same day as the Group Visit and following up on comments and requests within 2 days of their return
  • Analyze & track data and trends from feedback forms and provide weekly & monthly reports to the Manager of School Programs and Director of Community Programs
  • Coordinate with interns and staff to oversee the physical set-up/clean-up for visits (i.e. including furniture, coat bins, art materials, and tactiles)
  • Provide daily morning briefs to Group Visit Teaching Artists, Interns, CMA Staff on visit logistics
  • Assist in group arrival and transitions, as necessary
  • Coordinate pre/post-visit materials to teachers, as needed
  • Participate and contribute to professional development training
  • Schedule observations, training, and professional development of Group Visit Teaching Artists with the Manager of School Programs
  • Teach or co-teach free Community Programs visits (i.e. Title 1 Schools, community-based organizations) and serve as a substitute for Teaching Artists
  • Be a point person for coordinating and collecting didactic materials (i.e. tactile models, audio tours, braille and large print materials) working with the Curator & Director of Museum & Public Programming
  • Work with Director of Community Programs to ensure Group Visit workshops, instruction, spaces, and didactic materials are accessible for all children
  • Document visits and share highlights with Marketing Team including Manager of External Affairs and Manager of Marketing & Graphic Design; and assist in coordinating content for monthly email blasts and blog posts
  • Represent CMA off-site and in museum professional networks to promote CMA’s Community & School Programs
  • Provide weekly updates/highlights to Director of Community Programs that can be shared at senior staff meetings
  • Attend weekly department meetings and assist with all other departmental needs
  • Support museum-wide initiatives and participate in internal and external activities that advance the strategic goals of the museum

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years minimum of management, administrative and education work experience, and Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university; or relevant experience
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week Monday through Friday (available occasional weekends and evenings)
  • Ability to arrive to Museum by 9:00AM to provide support
  • Experience in a customer service environment preferred
  • Personable demeanor and ability to thrive in a busy, bustling atmosphere
  • Self-directed and works well under minimal supervision
  • Experience using Excel and Google Tools is preferred
  • Fantastic organizational skills, flexibility, and pleasant phone demeanor
  • Interest in arts education, museum education, visitor services and/or experience working with teachers
  • Resourceful and a creative problem-solver
  • 1-2 years experience leading groups and/or programs for children
  • Experience creating curriculum for children ages 4-15 years old preferred
  • Presentation skills and ability to teach from artistic practice

 

About CMA: The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists.

 

About CMA’s Community & School Programs: CMA’ Community & School Programs fulfill our mission by providing an artistic environment for families regardless of means or ability.

Working Conditions: We are a motivated group of high-achieving and creative managers. Occasional weekend or evening hours are required of all staff. CMA is a fun and exciting place to work and there is room for promotion and growth.

Salary & Benefits: This is a full time position. Salary range is mid-$30,000, based on prior experience. CMA also offers a highly competitive benefits package.

How to Apply

How to Apply: To apply, please send resume and cover letter with the subject “Coordinator of Community & School Programs” to Human Resources at hr@cmany.org

All applications will be kept in confidence. No phone calls, please.

CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidate from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

External Affairs Manager

Description & Qualifications

The External Affairs Manager is responsible for building and managing relationships with CMA’s audiences, through marketing and public relations, as well as the development and execution of external partnerships with cultural organizations and businesses. This position oversees the Marketing & Graphic Design Manager on all elements of marketing, design, and public relations and works closely with the programs staff to ensure CMA is delivering the highest quality programming for external events.

 

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position works closely with each of the museum’s core departments, including development, programming, exhibitions, and visitor services to promote all activities occurring on- and off-site.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Marketing and PR

  • Sustain and promote CMA’s brand across all platforms, working under the guidance of the Marketing Committee
  • Oversee and work with Marketing & Graphic Design Manager on soliciting, writing and managing content for all museum communication pieces, ensuring consistent style and messaging
  • Oversee maintaining the graphic identity for the museum across its digital and print platforms
  • Supervise design, development, and budget of museum communication pieces including postcards, MailChimp emails, catalogs brochures, invitations, exhibition pieces, in house signage, social media, and website
  • Oversee development and maintenance of creative content on CMA’s social media, website, and blog
    • Track metrics to measure the effectiveness and outcomes of social media and digital marketing efforts
  • Maintain a year-long communications schedule for both print and web
  • Work with the Marketing & Graphic Design Manager to write press releases and listings, as well as manage media relations and cultivating press relationships, responding to media inquiries and managing interviews and photo opportunities
  • Manage all advertising and promotion for museum programs, including marketing and promoting earned income programs to ensure alignment with budget and strategic goals
    • Negotiate advertising contracts and managing annual advertising budget
  • Manage and maintain email mailing lists through PatronManager

 

 

External Partnerships/Community Relations

  • Develop, organize, and execute paid external partnership events with cultural organizations and local businesses
  • Negotiate agreements with external partners
  • Plan and manage all aspects of events in relation to deadlines, budget, and logistics, including work with other CMA staff on planning programming, scheduling staff, and gathering/ordering workshop materials
  • Maintain strong relationships with external partners and solicit new ones annually in order to meet income goals
  • Promote CMA’s brand and programs at all external events

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BFA in Marketing, Communications, Art History, Graphic Design, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of marketing, design, or related experience
  • Proven ability to foster relationships with internal and external partners. Ability to work both collaboratively and coordinate within a team, while also maintaining a proactive and solution-oriented approach to individual responsibilities
  • Ability to assess priorities and work well under pressure; excellent time management, problem solving, and analytical skills. Must be able to multi-task across a variety of projects at once. Proven project management skills essential
  • Success in the creation and execution of multi-channel marketing campaigns, including print advertising, social media, digital media, email, and direct mail preferred
  • Knowledge and passion for social and digital media technologies and their applications
  • Tech savy. Proficient in Google Analytics, WordPress, Google Adwords, social media, and email marketing software, preferably Mailchimp, Adobe Creative Suite, and customer relationship management software, preferably PatronManager

 

Working Conditions: We are a motivated group of high-achieving and creative managers. Occasional weekend or evening hours are required of all staff. CMA is a fun and exciting place to work and there is room for promotion and growth.

 

This is a full time position. Salary range is $45,000-$50,000, based on prior experience. CMA also offers a highly competitive benefits package.

How to Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter with the subject “External Affairs Manager” to HR at hr@cmany.org

All applications will be kept in confidence. No call, please.

 

CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidate from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

Facility Maintenance Assistant

Description & Qualifications

The Facility Maintenance Assistant is responsible for providing basic and specialty cleaning services to all areas of the museum in order to maintain the facility in a safe, clean, and welcoming condition. Work is performed both independently and with support from a contracted cleaning company in accordance with facility standards and procedures.

The successful candidate will have experience servicing the needs of a facility of a similar size and/or operation, and will be comfortable with the following responsibilities. This is an hourly, non-exempt position. Candidates must be willing to work part-time. On occasion the candidate will need to swing morning hours or work later hours to accommodate evening events.

This position requires a person who enjoys working with others and is able to communicate clearly, as he/she will have to respond to the facility needs of 20 full time staff members. He/she should be a good task manager with strong initiative. He/she must be comfortable with physical labor and be willing to undertake hands-on cleaning tasks.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • This position is responsible for continuously demonstrating proficiency in basic cleaning of the museum. Interaction/contact with patrons and staff can vary from limited to high.
  • Perform daily janitorial duties associated with shift assignments, which includes the general cleaning of the museum facility in assigned areas including (but not limited to): cleaning, sanitizing, dusting, and supplying restrooms.
  • Performs janitorial tasks such as sweeping and mopping of floors, cleaning of windows and walls in accessible areas, paint touch-up, and emptying trash. Including, maintenance of light bulbs for facility.
  • Responsible for facility repairs such as painting benches, walls, pedestals, wall patching, spot stain removal, and other surfaces. Maintain and adhere to painting guide for facility.
  • Perform work operating battery-powered, electric, and manual equipment; uses cleaning equipment such as: brooms, dusters; mechanical floor cleaners, vacuums, and mops.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and storage areas associated with position. Monitor assigned areas and equipment for damage or needed repairs and inform immediate supervisor. Perform minor repairs as assigned.
  • Coordinate delivery and storage of packages and shipments. Maintain supplies and equipment inventory. Order supplies with Finance Manager approval.
  • Consistently and routinely demonstrate both knowledge and skill in the same use and operation of cleaning products, equipment, cleaning techniques necessary to maintain the museum’s quality standards.
  • Oversee and coordinate with outside vendors including (but not limited to): electricians, plumbers, general contractors, etc. Manage & submit building workspeed requests.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age, high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of (1) year janitorial experience in a commercial, institutional, or healthcare setting. Vocational training and certification will also be considered.
  • Excellent housekeeping skills with a sharp eye for detail.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic cleaning techniques, proper storage methods, inventory control, and ordering procedures.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to interact with the public and with staff professionally and tactfully.
  • Adhere to museum policies and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.
  • Knowledge of museum policies and procedures as applicable to custodial duties and preservation of works of art.
  • Availability to work weekends, evenings, and special events as needed

How to Apply

Working Conditions: We are a motivated group of high-achieving and creative managers. We are fortunate to be surrounded by children ages 1-15 years old and their caregivers who are learning about and creating art – our tasks is to model professional behavior so mutual respect and fun can coexist.

Salary: $15/hour.

CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

To apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements, to: hr@cmany.org

No calls, please.

Teaching Artist (multiple positions)

Description & Qualifications

CMA’s Teaching Artists are practicing artists and educators who facilitate multi-sensory learning and support creative problem-solving skills. Teaching Artists are essential to CMA in that they offer insight into studio programming, exhibitions, and cultural festivals from the perspective of a practicing artist. Within the framework of CMA’s programming, Teaching Artists are encouraged to incorporate their own art practices into creating hands-on artmaking workshops. Additionally,Teaching Artists lead inquiry-based dialogue in the classrooms, gallery, and studios encouraging children and families to apply critical thinking to investigating and creating art.

 

The successful candidate will work to strengthen CMA’s fine arts and media lab offerings as well as to develop new programming initiatives that will keep CMA current and innovative. Ideal candidates are warm, outgoing, collaborative, flexible and creative.

 

CMA has the following open positions:

 

Fine Arts Department Teaching Artist (Weekends)

  • Create and facilitate hands-on workshops in the museum’s Fine Arts Studio, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking.

 

Media Lab Department Teaching Artist (Weekends)

  • Create and facilitate hands-on workshops in the museum’s Media Lab, including stop-motion animation, sound recording, set building, and live action filmmaking.

 

 

Key Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Must have a passion for working with children and families, and understanding visitors’ needs, engagement strategies, and educational principles
  • Strongly believes in the core values of CMA and is driven by the mission
  • Ability to work as part of a team of dedicated professional. Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, including the ability to build and cultivate relationships and work effectively with diverse groups
  • Commitment to efficient, equitable choice processes and excellent customer service
  • Comfortable working in a public setting with large volumes of people, particularly children ages 1-15
  • Must lead with positive approaches to behavior and customer service. Will be expected to apply museum guidelines for addressing challenging issues or emergency protocol
  • Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the plan for workshops. Must be open to learning and incorporating new tools, equipment and techniques. Enjoys working hard, looks forward to challenges, is a resourceful and creative problem-solver able to respond appropriately even if limited information is available
  • Preferred 1-2 years working experience in an community setting, arts or cultural organization, museum or educator position preferred and/or a genuine interest in teaching art to children ages 5-15
  • Experience writing curriculum embedded with complimentary classroom management and inclusion strategies
  • Ability to scaffold and pace instruction for a variety of ages, development/physical abilities and settings. When required provide visual supports (i.e. signage, schedules, process)
  • Genuine interest in supporting the social-emotional development of children learning in a community setting
  • Maybe expected to collect pre/post evaluation data, document sessions and provide reflective notes
  • BA, BFA in fine art, design, illustration, art history, education, or related field preferred
  • Ability to speak a second language is a plus
  • Must be reliable and punctual; able to meet the needs of your committed shifts

 

This is an hourly, part time position.

How to Apply

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and online samples of your work to: TA@cmany.org

All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please. Eligible candidates will be contacted by email or phone for an interview. CMA is seeking to hire immediately. CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

Weekend Teaching Artists

Description & Qualifications

CMA’s Teaching Artists are practicing artists and educators who facilitate multi-sensory learning and support creative problem-solving skills. Teaching Artists are essential to CMA in that they offer insight into studio programming, exhibitions, and cultural festivals from the perspective of a practicing artist. Within the framework of CMA’s programming, Teaching Artists are encouraged to incorporate their own art practices into creating hands-on art making workshops. Additionally,Teaching Artists lead inquiry-based dialogue in the classrooms, gallery, and studios encouraging children and families to apply critical thinking to investigating and creating art.

The successful candidate will work to strengthen CMA’s fine arts and media lab offerings as well as to develop new programming initiatives that will keep CMA current and innovative. Ideal candidates are warm, outgoing, collaborative, flexible and creative.

CMA has the following open positions:

Fine Arts Department Teaching Artist (Weekends)

  • Create and facilitate hands-on workshops in the museum’s Fine Arts Studio, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking.

Media Lab Department Teaching Artist (Weekends)

  • Create and facilitate hands-on workshops in the museum’s Media Lab, including stop-motion animation, sound recording, set building, and live action filmmaking.

Key Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Must have a passion for working with children and families, and understanding visitors’ needs, engagement strategies, and educational principles
  • Strongly believes in the core values of CMA and is driven by the mission
  • Ability to work as part of a team of dedicated professional. Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, including the ability to build and cultivate relationships and work effectively with diverse groups
  • Commitment to efficient, equitable choice processes and excellent customer service
  • Comfortable working in a public setting with large volumes of people, particularly children ages 1-15
  • Must lead with positive approaches to behavior and customer service. Will be expected to apply museum guidelines for addressing challenging issues or emergency protocol
  • Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the plan for workshops. Must be open to learning and incorporating new tools, equipment and techniques. Enjoys working hard, looks forward to challenges, is a resourceful and creative problem-solver able to respond appropriately even if limited information is available
  • Preferred 1-2 years working experience in an community setting, arts or cultural organization, museum or educator position preferred and/or a genuine interest in teaching art to children ages 5-15
  • Experience writing curriculum embedded with complimentary classroom management and inclusion strategies
  • Ability to scaffold and pace instruction for a variety of ages, development/physical abilities and settings. When required provide visual supports (i.e. signage, schedules, process)
  • Genuine interest in supporting the social-emotional development of children learning in a community setting
  • Maybe expected to collect pre/post evaluation data, document sessions and provide reflective notes
  • BA, BFA in fine art, design, illustration, art history, education, or related field preferred
  • Ability to speak a second language is a plus
  • Must be reliable and punctual; able to meet the needs of your committed shifts

How To Apply

This is an hourly, part time position.

To apply: Please send a reume, cover letter, and online samples of your work to: TA@cmany.org

All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please. Eligible candiates will be contacted by email or phone for an interview. CMA is seeking to hire immediately. CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

ARTogether Visit Facilitator

Description & Qualifications

The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and to secure the future of the arts by inspiring and championing the next generation of artists and art lovers. We work to fulfill our mission by providing authentic hands-on art experiences for children with artists, both in our art-filled interactive museum, in the community, and by collecting and exhibiting children’s art. We are committed to celebrating the artist in every child and promoting access to the arts for all children regardless of ability or socioeconomic status because we believe the arts are critical to child and youth development and to strong and vibrant communities.

The ARTogether program provides families who are receiving preventive services, in foster care working toward reunification, or building kinship relationships to bond, interact, and play together both on-site at CMA and off-site at different social service agencies. ARTogether is designed to provide engaging and interactive visits for families with children ages 1-12 years old.

The program is currently seeking a clinically trained facilitator to be paid hourly, according to contract. This position provides an opportunity to gain experience working in a unique community-based, family-centered program with families who are navigating NYC’s child welfare system. The facilitator will be scheduled to host visits on an as- needed basis and flexible weekend hours are required. Supervision by a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist is provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Engaging families in art and imaginative play activities in the museum and off-site at social services agencies
  • Working with participating heads of household to establish program participation 
goals
  • Providing feedback and support to families to ensure progress toward family 
goals
  • Documenting activities, observations, and family progress toward set goals
  • Collaborating with referring workers to best serve participants’ needs
  • Participating in community outreach opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, or Spanish preferred
  • Flexible evening and weekend schedule
  • Art Therapy, Social Service, or Human Service background
  • Must have experience working with children and families
  • Able to travel to serve families in agency settings through out NYC
  • Strong documenting skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

How To Apply

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Michelle López at ARTogether@cmany.org. 

All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please.

Community Programs Teaching Artist - Accessibility

Description & Qualifications

CMA’s community programs provide a supportive artistic environment for all children and families. Our programs inspire skills in looking, making and sharing ideas about art in a recreational setting. CMA’s current programs address the needs of families in the NYC child welfare system, families residing in public housing, as well as families of children with physical and developmental disabilities. Working with consulting professionals in art therapy and occupational therapy, CMA is considered a leader in building accessible art-based programming.

CMA’s key Community Programs include
ARTogether: CMA uses arts to rebuild trust and communication among families in the foster care system working towards reunification
RESTART: CMA brings multi-session free art programs for children living in transitional housing
INCLUSIVE WEEKEND CLASSES: Provides opportunities for children with physical disabilities and their siblings to participate in a family program.
Provides opportunities for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their siblings to participate in a family program. The Community Programs Teaching Artist plans and facilitates art-making workshops and classes for children and families in the above programs as well as new program initiatives in the community and schools throughout the year. The Community Programs Teaching Artists reports directly to the Director of Community Programs and work closely to collaborate with contracted occupational therapists and art therapists, fellow teaching artists and interns.

Additionally, the Community Programs Teaching Artist would work with participating families for program evaluations and goal setting. Responsibilities include coordinating documentation, photos and reports necessary for successful programming.

Within the framework of CMA’s programming, Teaching Artists are expected to incorporate process, multi-sensory layers and visual supports into workshop designs and curriculum. Weekend hours are required. The Community Programs teaching artist position is paid hourly with approximately 15-20 hours per week. Initiatives may take place at the museum or at an off-site location.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience teaching art to children with special needs between the ages of 10 months-15 yrs as well as working with at risk families.
  • Graduate degree, or related experiences in fine arts, art therapy, special education, social work, or museum education.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Film/Media or Multi-media is required.
  • Must have strong people skills and the ability to work well with both children and adults.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively on projects with staff and students.
  • Knowledge of NYC arts community as well as an appreciation and knowledge for traditional and contemporary artists and practices (in Fine Art or Media Arts).
  • Must be outgoing, friendly and team player.
  • Strong written and verbal skills and able to communicate well with both adults and children.

 

How to Apply

Please send your resume, a brief cover letter, and samples of your artwork to: Michelle López, Director of Community Programs at mlopez@cmany.org. No phone calls please.

Education Internship

Description & Qualifications

Group Visits (Pre-K – 12th Grade) from schools and organizations implement CMA’s pedagogy of LOOK, MAKE, SHARE through an interactive tour of our contemporary art gallery followed by hands-on art-making in the Fine Arts Studio or Media Lab. Art-making is inspired by interdisciplinary themes in the exhibit. Visits culminate in a share of students’ artwork. Job Description Under the supervision of CMA’s Manager of School Programs, the Group Visits Intern will have the following responsibilities:

Educational Responsibilities & Opportunities to Gain Skills:

    • Attend training and professional development sessions both on-site and off-site
    • Gain skills to co-teach and lead Group Visits and integrate own artistic practice into teaching
    • Learn Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies to collaborate on designing Project-Based Learning (PBL) opportunities for a variety of learning styles, abilities, ages, and developmental goals
    • Conduct preparation and adaptations of art materials for multiple groups of students and class sizes
    • Serve as a host for our group visit guests by greeting and checking in groups and introducing students to CMA
    • Experiment with methods used in Museum Education’s Gallery Practices by providing students with opportunities to interact and reflect on art in the exhibit by implementing inquiry methods such as visual thinking strategies, designing tactile models, and interactive looking
    • Discover ways that exhibits support interdisciplinary themes and strands in core subjects
    • Apply research in Common-Core to make learning relevant and an integral part of classroom learning, then cultivate opportunities throughout the lesson to draw on these connections
    • Encourage students to apply their observations, reflections, critical thinking, and creativity to make their own works of art
    • Implement classroom management strategies and systems such as Positive Behavior Support and Visual Supports while allowing for opportunities for students to be self-regulating and creative problem-solvers
    • Facilitate group dismissal process and encourage ways that school staff might continue the museum experience when they return to the classroom
    • Maintain a tracking system of reflections along with supporting scholarly research
    • Document art-making process through photography and reporting
    • Give a Collaborative Action Research (CAR) final presentation on internship findings and reflections to CMA Staff Additional Potential Responsibilities (in other areas of School Programs)
    • Teach arts partnerships that take place off-site at public, private, and special needs schools or community-based locations, which may require evening or weekend hours
    • Contribute to overall museum initiatives at the discretion of your supervisor

Requirements

  • Outgoing, energetic, self-motivated, and passionate about art and its various contexts
  • Organized and detail orientated
  • Possesses strong leadership qualities and experiences
  • Ability to collaborate with other
  • Open and receptive to feedback and suggestions
  • Flexible and determined to problem-solve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills Time Commitment: Candidates must be able to commit to 3 – 5 weekdays for Group Visits from 9:00am – 1:00pm. Course Credit: This internship can, in some cases, be taken for in-program credit with the approval of your academic advisor.

 

How To Apply

Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and images of personal artwork, and days of availability to zahmed@cmany.org.

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