University of Oregon Museum Educator for Community Well-Being

Job no: 530504
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Education

Department: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Classification: Education Program Assistant 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $18.92 – $28.59 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

Position closes November 1, 2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete application must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Department Summary

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art’s (JSMA) Education Department is integral to the museum’s mission. It provides art production programs in person and remotely for visitors of all ages and abilities. The JSMA serves an increasingly diverse audience including university students, K12 students and teachers, visitors with disabilities, and members of the healthcare community.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to support education programs focusing on arts integration, well-being, and building community. The position manages studio projects and trains museum studio assistants to lead post-tour lessons for K12 students and develops activities for families and museum visitors of all ages. The position aligns studio programs and lessons with state and national standards and uses a lens of universal design. The employee manages all the scheduling of classes and programs and maintenance of the art studio, supplies, inventory, and coordination of distribution of supplies.

The position serves as the lead art instructor under the supervision of the Director of Education. The position will write and develop object-based learning lessons for community events, and museum events, and assist with the arts and healthcare programs. The position is also responsible for managing all on-site, remote and off-site arts programs and coordinating workshops with our multiple partners. The employee hires, trains, and manages student workers and visiting artists who lead studio programs.

The position serves as the coordinator for the robust Art Heals program which offers workshops remotely and in-person for patients and medical care providers across the state. The employee provides administrative support for the Director of Education and the Art Heals, Art Teaches and Art Inspires programs.

Learn more and apply by November 1: https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/530504/museum-educator-for-community-engagement-and-wellbeing