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Museum To Go Coordinator

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks experienced Art Instructors for children and adult classes and workshops at CMA. This is a part-time and seasonal position in the Education Department and reports to the Education Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research, plan, coordinate, implement and grow the MTG outreach program.
  • Bridge that gap between the classroom and the Museum experience through implementation of an educational outreach program for Stark County 4th grade students while improving academic achievement and excellence.
  • Create three creative and original 4th grade arts-immersion and common core curriculum lesson plans utilizing works of art from the museum’s permanent collection incorporating a virtual tour and/or other interactive technology.
  • Work directly with a technology expert to help guide the creation of customized interactive technology for each lesson.
  • Create three scholarly educator packets that correlate with each MTG lesson.
  • Develop and utilize evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of the MTG program.
  • Train and schedule 2-3 professional educators to implement MTG lessons out into the schools.
  • Work directly with Stark County 4th grade educators and administrators to market the program, administer evaluation tools and schedule MTG visits.
  • Continue to grow MTG participation and raise public awareness though publications, social media, participation in 3 public events and create displays of students’ artwork at the museum.
  • Work directly with the Development Department to assist in the development of materials to help secure future funding for the program as well as develop grant wrap-up information for current funders.
  • Order and organize MTG materials and keep an accurate budget of expenses.
  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree with experience in art/education or related field.
  • Creative lesson planning skills utilizing technology and Ohio Academic Content Standards.
  • Strong administrative skills with ability to manage multiple projects/activities simultaneously.
  • Excellent computer literacy and academic writing skills.
  • Ability to develop evaluation tools to create measurable data to interpret and analyze program effectiveness.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Timeline:

  • Deadline to apply:  August 27th.
  • Position will start September, 2018 and finish in July, 2019.
  • Position is asked to complete a total of 500-550 hours.
  • Hours are very flexible 1-2 days a week, any time between 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Friday.


TO APPLY: Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining why you would you be an ideal candidate for the position to Erica Emerson, Education Manager, erica@cantonart.org.
 


Art Instructors

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks experienced Art Instructors for children and adult classes and workshops at CMA. This is a part-time and seasonal position in the Education Department and reports to the Education Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop fun, engaging lessons plans related to relevant subject matter and age levels
  • Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions and compose lessons for educational purposes as needed
  • Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA
  • Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies

Qualifications

  • Children's classes: Degree preferred (Art Education (K-12)) teaching certificate
  • Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to pass an Ohio BCI & FBI Background check  


Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining what age levels and/or topics you would like to teach and why to:  

erica@cantonart.org
SUBJECT: Resume for Art Instructor


About the Canton Museum of Art
The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is one of Ohio’s premier museums for an exceptional visual arts experience. CMA is recognized for powerful exhibitions focused on American art, its influences, and themes that allow everyone to connect with creativity and stories about art, history, society, and cultural heritage. The Museum’s diverse education programs serve thousands of students of all ages. CMA’s acclaimed permanent collection focuses on American works on paper, primarily watercolors, and ceramics. Founded in 1935, CMA is a cultural destination for the city and region, with programs serving more than 40,000 visitors and participants each year – making the discovery and exploration of art accessible to all. CMA is an equal opportunity employer.

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