Education Coordinator (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Education Coordinator
Education (Regular Full-Time)

With more than 120,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually. LACMA’s eight building complex is located on twenty acres in the heart of Los Angeles, halfway between the ocean and downtown. Learn more about the museum by exploring

Reporting to the Director of School & Community Programs, the Education Coordinator develops, implements, and evaluates museum education programs, interpretative materials, and resources related to exhibitions and the permanent art collection for teacher audiences.

Some duties include: coordinates the Art + Film Teacher Institute, Evenings for Educators, online professional development courses, and other teacher program offerings;organizes, coordinates and helps implement one, three-day Art + Film Teacher Institutes per year that emphasize interdisciplinary teaching approaches using works of art and technology; develops and reviews curricular materials, conceives hands-on projects and in-gallery activities, and helps identify speakers for four Evenings for Educators programs per year; develops and monitors budgets for all teacher programs and materials; evaluates teacher programs, maintains statistical information, and documents compelling evidence to demonstrate impact; recruits, hires and coordinates teaching artists, tour guides, assistants, and volunteers; creates contracts, completes work orders, orders supplies, processes and tracks payments, and conducts all other administrative duties for teacher programs; writes components of grant applications and reports; works with Director of School and Teacher Programs to propose new teacher offerings, both digital and face-to-face, that reflect current priorities within schools and the museum; works with Development to write proposals and identify potential funding streams; and works on special projects as assigned.

The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Art History, Art Education or a related field.  At least two years of experience developing programs and writing standards-aligned curricular materials for teachers, selecting and supervising teaching artists, monitoring budgets over at least $30,000, as well as working with school teachers, administrators, and other arts advocates. Strong working knowledge of MS Office is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to provide all persons with equal employment practices and opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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