The Art Truck is a new Albright-Knox Art Gallery traveling initiative that will be launched during the summer of 2019. We are seeking an inaugural coordinator to develop the Art Truck program, working in concert with the Director of Education and Community Engagement to create a strategy and plan, and manage the launch and implementation of the program. The Art Truck Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing programs for a wide variety of audiences, including families, children, adults, and seniors, in Buffalo and Western New York, in partnership with schools, libraries, and other organizations.
Art Truck Programs
Develop and implement Art Truck programs for audiences of all ages, working with members of the Education and Community Engagement department to create a menu of activities and lessons that will be delivered through the program.
Develop intersections between Art Truck programs and existing programs with members of the Education and Community Engagement department.
Develop a strategic vision for the Art Truck in concert with the Director of Education and Community Engagement and in alignment with the museum’s strategic plan. Manage the implementation of that vision.
Manage the logistics of the program, including managing the program schedule, managing the teacher and assistant schedule, and driving the truck to program locations.
Track and report on progress toward the success of the strategic vision for the Art Truck.
Manage existing relationships with schools, libraries, and community organizations across Buffalo and Western New York.
Seek new partnerships for the Art Truck with schools, libraries, and community organizations.
Provide support for large-scale Education and Community Engagement programs when needed.
Represent the Education and Community Engagement department at selected meetings and committees both inside and outside the organization.
Prepare and oversee budgets for areas of responsibility.
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Community Engagement.
Successful history of working in partnership with schools, libraries, and/or community organizations.
Experience planning public programs or events, especially in a museum or cultural organization setting. Experience delivering arts-focused programs desirable.
Experience working with children and/or families required; experience with adult and senior audiences desirable.
Bachelor’s Degree in art history, art education, or museum studies desirable.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail, organizational skills, flexibility, ability to solve problems expediently.
Commitment and ability to work in a team environment.
Must have valid driver’s license.
Must be available to work some weekends and evenings.
Apply for this position online.
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in working with our team at the Albright-Knox.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetics or any other legally protected status.