Artist & Community Programs Coordinator

The Andy Warhol Museum

The Artist & Community Programs Coordinator is a Full-Time, non-exempt position responsible for planning, developing, scheduling, teaching, and evaluating community outreach and visiting artists programs. The coordinator will develop and maintain relationships with regional and national artists, arts organizations, community leaders, local teachers and schools, and education staff of other Carnegie museums with a focus on developing youth and community programming across the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Manage, coordinate, teach, and evaluate Outreach and Artist and Community Programs.

Manage and maintain onsite and offsite studio space(s) associated with Outreach and Artist and Community Programs.

Manage and train the program’s Artist Educators, Student Assistants, and Interns.

Develop a long-term vision plan for the Artist and Community Program at The Andy Warhol Museum together with senior Learning and Public Engagement staff.

Develop and maintain relationships with regional and national artists, arts organizations, community leaders, local teachers, and education staff of other Carnegie museums with a focus on developing teen programs that cross the CMP’s four institutions.

Research and make presentations on Andy Warhol’s art and life, the museum’s collection, and related issues in contemporary art and education practice.

Integrate new and existing youth programs into Outreach and Artists and Communities programming.

Work with regional secondary schools to recruit teens and support collaborations when appropriate.

Assist in staff development, planning, and implementation of all education programs when required.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in fine arts, Art Education, Museum Studies or a related field/experience.

Proven experience planning, coordinating and teaching youth and community programs.

Pennsylvania or equivalent Teaching Certificate or experience and in-depth knowledge of art curriculum and regional and national standards and art education.

1-2 years developing, teaching, and evaluating a well-rounded printmaking program with specific oversite to setting up, maintaining, and programming a proper silkscreen printing studio.

Valid driver’s license required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Love of learning, art and working with diverse audiences, teachers and youth in particular.

Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal and public speaking skills.

Demonstrated ability to supervise projects and subordinates.

Demonstrated ability to develop and design educational curriculum and programming.

Collaborative and creative team player that also works well on own initiative.

Practicing artist with studio teaching experience essential

Knowledge of Andy Warhol, pop culture and contemporary social, artistic and cultural issues.

Experience coordinating professional artists.

Experience working in schools and communities.

Ability to work in the evenings and weekends at numerous sights outside of the museum.

Skilled in setting up, managing, and programming a silkscreen printing studio.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires working with large groups of learners in the museum, classroom, and community setting.

Ability to transport 30-50lbs of program supplies to sites throughout the Pittsburgh region.

How to Apply

Please submit all application materials through Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh’s Careers Site : https://carnegiemuseums.org/opportunities/search-careers/

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Posted on August 2