Museum London is seeking an experienced Curator of Education to support the development and delivery of education programs. Reporting to the Head of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs, the Curator of Education develops, schedules, and oversees all aspects of the art and material culture education program at Museum London.
The successful candidate will work in coordination with the curatorial team to develop and implement exhibition-related and collection-based art and material culture education strategies and programs for adults, seniors, families, and children. The Curator of Education’s focus is on developing curriculum based programs that engage directly with London’s elementary and secondary schools and boards of education. The successful candidate works extensively with volunteers, training tour guides in art history and history foundation as well as touring methodologies for both curriculum-based and general tours, to serve diverse audiences. They will maintain and develop relationships with individuals at related external organizations and funding institutions. The Curator of Education will prepare and secure approval for an annual education program budget and work within that budget as well as assisting in preparing grant applications for programming support. They will also support the publicity and promotion of the annual education program. The successful candidate will work in a professional capacity with individual staff members, teams, and external contacts to oversee the design and delivery of exceptional education programming.
This position is a 35-hour work week, normally Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. But given the nature of the position some evening and weekend work can be expected and should be accommodated within the 35-hour work week. This position is part of the CUPE bargaining unit. Salary range is $47,040 to $62,716, as specified in Appendix “A” of the Collective Agreement.
- Master of Arts degree, with a focus on art, history and/or a related field.
- A minimum of 5 years curatorial experience in a museum environment.
- Teaching experience and/or knowledge of Ontario’s Provincial Curriculum.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
Museum London is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people of all abilities. Accommodations for candidates are available on request for all aspects of the selection process.
Applications should be submitted by 5:00 pm Friday, June 25, 2021 to:
Brian Meehan, Executive Director
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