Post-baccalaureate Fellowship in Museum Education

11-months, May-June, annually, 20 hours per week, paid

 

To apply, see the Dickinson College Human Resources Employment page under: STAFF OPPORTUNITIES

 

The PostBaccalaureate Fellow in Museum Education will be considered a professional member of the Museum's education staff. Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, the Fellow will research works of art, develop interpretation materials, and deliver community programs. The Fellow will also work on other projects related to Museum Education and Interpretation. Ongoing professional development provided by our experienced Museum staff and professionals within the field ensures that the Education Fellow leaves the program with extensive experience teaching and programming for a variety of audiences, and with a completed professional teaching portfolio.

Essential Functions:

* Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, develop and deliver education programs to K-12 community and school groups and audiences enrolled in summer programs
* Manage reservations, student staffing, materials, and work spaces used for extramural group programs
* Manage museum community days and onsite events including Saturday programming
* Assist The Curator of Education in managing campus programs that introduce the Dickinson community to museum studies and The Trout Gallery
* Manage the museum's participation in selected local festivals and events
* Assist The Curator of Education in developing teacher training programs for Dickinson students working in Education at The Gallery: mentor and provide feedback regarding art education.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

* Works onsite one to two Saturday mornings per month. Supports Trout Ambassador and Dickinson campus initiatives related to artmaking and graphic design. Maintain and organize art supplies, equipment, and space in the museum's Mumper Stuart Education Center. Attend professional conferences and keep abreast of trends in the field of art education. Attending museum openings and other events to maintain campus and community relationships.