UVU Museum of Art - Museum Education Manager

Company Name: 

Utah Valley University

Address: 

800 W University Pkwy
Orem, UT 84058

Job Description: 

UVU Museum of Art - Museum Education Manager

 

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
The UVU Museum of Art seeks a Museum Education Manager to oversee and develop programs and initiatives that create meaningful opportunities for community arts learning and engagement. The Museum Education Manager reports to the Museum Director and is a member of the Museum's core leadership team. The Museum Educator Manager collaborates on and contributes to the design and refinement of all exhibitions and programs, ensuring that they promote innovative, diverse, and accessible experiences. This position is responsible for education team leadership, oversight and support. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about the Museum's mission, and the opportunity to innovate arts engagement as part of the dynamic learning environment at Utah Valley University.

Responsibilities include:

 

 

 

  • Responsible for oversight and management of a broad suite of Educational programming, including revenue-generating and value-added programs, ensuring that they are inclusive, accessible, inquiry-based, and mission focused.
     
  • Responsible for managing museum education staff, interns, visiting artists, visiting educators, and education department volunteers.
     
  • Responsible for the oversight and close management of the Education Department budget, including meeting monthly and annual goals, tracking/controlling all department expenses, and ensuring the appropriate application of grant funding.
     
  • Responsible for effective communication and meaningful collaboration with all University and community partners.
     
  • Responsible for aligning education initiatives with the museum's mission and strategic plan.
     
  • Responsible for working collaboratively with other museum staff members to inform the design and development of new projects and refinement of existing assets.
     
  • Responsible for developing and cultivating productive relationships with University and community partners to enhance Museum Education reach and impact. Partners include: national, state, and local agencies; UVU departments and colleges; educational institutions, business and industry; museums and galleries; artists and educators; and other non-profit and community organizations.
     
  • Responsible for supporting visitor services, general operations, exhibition installation, special projects, and events.
     
  • Responsible for participating in and seeking continued professional development opportunities.
     
  • Responsible for presenting lectures, workshops, demonstrations, guided tours, digital presentations, and other related programming.
     
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the VP of Design and Programming. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

    Required Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Education, Arts Education, Art History, Fine Art, Museum Studies, or a related field.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of contemporary art and culture.
    • Strong communication skills and attention to detail, particularly with administrative tasks, including correspondence, spreadsheets, processes, budgets, and policies.
    • Ability to present programs and tours both virtually and in-person.
    • Ability to think strategically, adapt to change, and to manage multiple competing priorities.
    • Ability to self-initiate and work independently as well as work collaboratively with colleagues in a fast-paced, high energy environment.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and videoconferencing.
    • Demonstrated commitment to values of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Prior experience working within a museum setting preferred.

    Demonstrated community outreach experience.

    A minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership/management role.

    Physical Requirements:
    Ability to lift up to 20lbs.

    Benefits Summary:
    UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

    FLSA:

    Pay Range: $39,516 - $49,394

    Advertisement Number: STA39321
    Open Date: 07/08/2021
    Review Start Date: 08/09/2021
    Close Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicant: Details of references will be required when needed

    To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/23416

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