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The Everson Museum is a Syracuse architectural icon designed by internationally known architect I.M. Pei.

Within this extraordinary workplace, you’ll find a team-based office environment, endless opportunities to learn and grow, and creative staff members with a diverse group of voices. Staff members enjoy a variety of special benefits including free parking, discounts in the Museum Shop, café, and on adult and youth classes, as well as a robust paid-time-off policy.

Our competitive compensation package includes health and dental insurance and a 403B retirement program. Salary commensurate with experience.

Everson Museum of Art is committed to maintaining a work place free of unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, including past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, partnership status, reproductive decision-making, sexual orientation and any other characteristics or other protected classes recognized by applicable federal, state or local law. Everson Museum of Art is fully committed to equal opportunities for all employees.

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Everson Museum of Art
Learning & Engagement Coordinator
Full Time, hourly
$40,000 Annually

The Everson Museum of Art seeks a full-time Learning & Engagement Coordinator to provide programmatic and administrative support for the Museum’s growing educational and public programs. The Learning & Engagement Coordinator reports to the Director of Learning & Engagement and works with Museum staff, interns, volunteer docents, and contracted artists and teachers to support program initiatives such as outreach, youth and adult classes, camps and workshops, and a wide variety of community programs.

The ideal candidate will embrace and advance the Museum's commitment to DEAI as it relates to our larger constituent base, as well as within our internal culture.

37.5 hours weekly/non-exempt

Must be available some nights and weekends, based on program schedule.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates on-site and virtual tours for school groups and community organizations, interfacing directly with local K-12 schools.
  • Coordinates and executes community-wide outreach initiatives, working with other local non-profits, community centers, and public agencies.
  • Serves as the Everson point of contact for the docent organization, which includes recruitment, training, and scheduling, as well as the development of teaching and training materials.
  • Plans school break camps, educational classes and workshops, special community days, and public programs related to special exhibitions and collections.
  • Occasional teaching of youth and adult classes and leading of tours.
  • Conducts on-going research into innovative, 21st century best practices for K-12 and adult museum education.
  • Organizes and facilitates Everson Teen Arts Council program, working collaboratively with Museum staff.
  • Assist in the creation of interpretive materials in conjunction with exhibitions, including educator resource materials, iPad presentations, family guides, gallery guides, and audio tours.
  • Manages registrations and all participant communications for educational classes and workshop, working in the Museum database, Altru.
  • Oversees intern program, including recruitment initiatives.
  • Oversees program calendar.
  • Responds to community inquiries.
  • Keeps educator and consultant contact databases current.
  • Manages hiring logistics and conducts background checks for K-12 educators in coordination with Human Resources.
  • Oversees maintenance, inventory, and organization of educational materials for classes, programs, and equipment in the Danial Family Education Center.
  • Incorporates inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility principles into day-to-day responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience in art education, museum studies, fine arts, or relate field required.
  • Demonstrated experience with public programs.
  • Experience working with K-12 students.
  • Knowledge of museums and/or other non-profit organizations, structures and processes.
  • Knowledge of databases and/or registrations systems, or willingness and ability to learn. Specific knowledge of Altru or Raiser’s Edge products a plus!
  • Ability to work a schedule that supports the Learning & Engagement Department, including some flexible and variable hours, such as weekends and evenings.
  • Strong team player and interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within and beyond the institution.
  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including ability to work on multiple programs and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected].

Everson Museum of Art is committed to maintaining a work place free of unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, including past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, partnership status, reproductive decision-making, sexual orientation and any other characteristics or other protected classes recognized by applicable federal, state or local law. Everson Museum of Art is fully committed to equal opportunities for all employees.

The Friends of Education Summer Outreach Fellowship
The 2024 Summer Outreach fellow will lead the Museum’s outreach summer programs and support various other summer learning and engagement initiatives. The Everson will be on-site this summer at an array of public parks with the City of Syracuse Parks and Recreation, numerous Onondaga County libraries, the Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival, and many more! In addition, the fellow will forge new community partnerships to develop Fall 2024 outreach programs.

To Apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to the Learning & Engagement Coordinator, Shari Merten ([email protected])
 
Responsibilities:   

  • Oversee the Everson’s summer outreach programs. 
  • Interface with the Everson’s Outreach Committee and docent volunteers. 
  • Create and review lesson plans and curriculum for a variety of ages and skill levels. 
  • Maintain and manage the supplies for summer outreach programs.  
  • Substitute teach as needed. 
  • Manage volunteers for summer outreach programs. 
  • Assist with logistics for youth and adult workshops. 
  • Assist in development of outreach marketing and web materials.  
  • Assist with event coordination for educational and public programs. 
  • Develop new partnerships with regional organizations and communities for future outreach initiatives 
  • Collaborate with community partners to develop 2024 fall programs.
  • Digitize and archive current and past outreach curriculums. 
  • Ensure DEAI standards are met across youth educational programs. 

Qualifications:   

  • Currently enrolled in a university entering the senior year of a bachelor's degree or in active study towards a master's degree in fields including, but not limited to, art history, art education, social practice, museum studies, or arts administration.  
  • Demonstrated experience with public and educational programs. 
  • Understanding of best practices in museum education. 
  • At least one year of experience working with K-12 students.   
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.  
  • Knowledge of databases and/or registrations systems, or willingness and ability to learn. Specific knowledge of Altru or Raisers’ Edge products is a plus. 
  • Ability to work a schedule that supports the Learning & Engagement department, including some flexible and variable hours, such as weekends and evenings. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within and beyond the institution. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including an ability to work on multiple programs and deadlines simultaneously. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. 
  • Must have a valid license and working vehicle. 

Appointments:
Appointments will be ten weeks starting June 3, 2024 and ending mid-August 2024 at 37.5 hours weekly. Start and end dates are flexible based on the academic calendar. Must be available some nights and weekends, based on the program schedule.

Payment:
$7,500 stipend
for 10 weeks paid bi-weekly

The Friends of Education Summer Arts Fellowship
The 2024 Summer Arts Fellow will manage the Everson’s four-week immersive summer camp. This includes overseeing the camp administration process, teaching at least one summer camp class and subbing when needed, creating and reviewing lesson plans, maintaining the Everson’s Danial Family Education Center, and ensuring DEAI standards are being met throughout the program. In addition, the Summer Arts Fellow will collaborate cross-departmentally to assist with the development of Fall 2024 Learning & Engagement initiatives.

 To Apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to the Learning & Engagement Coordinator, Shari Merten ([email protected])

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the day-to-day and administrative process for the Everson Summer Art Camp.  
  • Substitute teach, as needed.  
  • Teach one summer camp class and/or adult workshop.  
  • Create lessons plans and curriculum for a variety of ages and skill levels. 
  • Organize materials and supplies for summer program and manage the Danial Family Education Center space.
  • Ensure that DEAI standards are met across youth educational programs. 
  • Oversee logistics for ongoing adult workshops.  
  • Lead occasional tours of on-site exhibitions. 
  • Create education resource guides.  
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally on the development of Fall 2024 learning & engagement initiatives. 
  • Research innovative museum education strategies.  

 Qualifications:   

  • Currently enrolled in a university entering the senior year of a bachelor's degree or in active study towards a master's degree in fields including but not limited to art history, art education, social practice, museum studies, or arts administration.  
  • Demonstrated experience with public and educational programs. 
  • Understanding of best practices in museum education. 
  • At least one year of experience working with K-12 students.   
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.  
  • Knowledge of databases and/or registrations systems, or willingness and ability to learn. Specific knowledge of Altru or Raisers’ Edge products is a plus. 
  • Ability to work a schedule that supports the Learning & Engagement Department, including some flexible and variable hours, such as weekends and evenings. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within and beyond the institution. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail, including ability to work on multiple programs and deadlines simultaneously. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 

Appointments:
Appointments will be ten weeks starting June 3, 2024 and ending mid-August 2024 at 37.5 hours weekly. Start and end dates are flexible based on the academic calendar. Must be available some nights and weekends, based on the program schedule.

Payment:
$7,500 stipend
for 10 weeks paid bi-weekly