Manager of Education & Public Engagement

Company Name: 

Monterey Museum of Art


559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Name: 

Jennifer Counter


831-372-5477 x125


Job Description: 

Manager of Education & Public Engagement

Creativity, passion and clarity of museum mission are key: Expand a passion for the visual arts and inspire appreciation of California art –past, present and future. The Manager will plan and develop policies, priorities, and philosophy for the education division. Supervise public programs, school tour program, outreach activities, docent program, educational media services and student exhibition gallery. Collaborates with Curatorial Department to produce content for permanent collection and special exhibitions. Oversees Visitor Services functions.

Education: MA degree in art history, art education or museum education, or BA degree with exceptional level of work experience.

Professional Experience: Five to seven years’ experience in art or museum education and staff and volunteer management.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of educational theory and curriculum design including arts-integrated interdisciplinary lesson development, best practices in museum teaching, and museum learning trends. Excellent project management, writing and oral communication skills. Outgoing, creative, self-motivated, and well organized. Strong leadership, management, and mentoring skills. Supervisory and interpersonal skills to work with staff, docents, trustees, artists, area faculty, guest curators, community leaders and school administration. Bilingual a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MS Word, Excel and DonorPerfect.

Compensation: Range of $50-55K DOE/Year with Full Benefits

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