The Andy Warhol Museum (AWM) Arts Educators III work collaboratively to develop engaging, accessible gallery, online, outreach, and studio-based learning experiences and interpretive programs for diverse audiences on topics related to Warhol’s life, art, and legacy, as well as contemporary art. AWM Arts Educators III’s co-lead, design, and evaluate instruction for educational programs throughout the museum, online, and offsite, such as drop-in studio programs, gallery talks, school tours and workshops, teen, adult and family programs and community workshops, tours, and art classes. They conduct research and create educational content such as presentations, articles, online courses, and videos that share the museum’s collection and exhibition programs with a broad audience. This position emphasizes relationship-building and requires prompt, friendly, accurate communication with program participants and coworkers.
AWM Arts Educators are responsible for co-leading instruction for independent visitors and groups of 10-30 individuals, planning educational experiences based on program goals, lesson plans and other resources provided by AWM LPE staff, and working collaboratively with a team of museum staff to deliver creative, multi-form, inclusive, effective, engaging, and safe learning experiences.
AWM Arts Educators work collaboratively and will give and receive constructive criticism with the goal of developing their pedagogy skills and creative practice, and the quality of museum educational experiences. This will be facilitated by participation in professional development workshops structured by AWM Learning and Public Engagement department. AWM Arts Educators are scheduled by program, availability, skill sets and teaching focus. Weekend and/or evening work may be required. AWM Arts Educators are responsible for building relationships with youth, families, and students and for working with a team of museum staff to deliver effective, engaging, and safe learning experiences.
At the level 3, AWM Arts Educators will be called upon more extensively to plan professional development activities for fellow Educators, to develop new programs, write curriculum materials and produce educational content (including media) for shared use by AWM Arts Educators while also working administratively on program organization and evaluation.