Oversee all functions of the Education Department.
Bring creative thinking to the development of current and new programs.
Work closely with the Executive Director and the Education Department’s staff to assess current programming and develop the direction of future programs.
Ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusivity are woven into the fabric of the department in both managing the department and in programming.
Manage the Museum’s studio school, which offers fall, winter, spring and summer classes, including summer art camp. HAM’s programs are for children as young as age 3 and continue through adulthood.
Work closely with the Education Coordinator and teaching artists to develop classes and workshops.
Work closely with the Special Projects Curator.
Work closely with the public.
Recruit, select, train, schedule and supervise education staff, which includes a part-time Education Coordinator, approximately 35 part-time teaching artists, occasional volunteers and summer interns.
Develop and implement evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of education programs.
Manage the Museum’s studios, making sure supplies and equipment are available and in proper condition
Adhere to deadlines.
Collaborate with the Executive Director to establish tuition.
Oversee posting programs on the Museum’s website.
Work with the Museum’s graphic designer on materials that will be used to publicize programs.
Develop and manage interpretive programs. Work closely with the Museum’s exhibition staff to connect exhibition content and themes to education programs.
Lead tours and give talks on the Museum’s exhibitions as needed.
Oversee Young Artists Showcase, a partnership with thirty schools that exhibit their students’ artwork at the Museum.
Manage an annual budget and oversee the purchasing of departmental supplies.
Serve as the Museum’s lead educational liaison with school districts, teachers, and art specialists.
Oversee the planning and implementation of art projects for HAM It Up, other HAM events as needed, and community events.
Work closely with the public, handle concerns, complaints and questions in a friendly, thoughtful manner.
Collaborate with development staff to assist in fundraising efforts.
Collaborate with the Museum’s Communications Coordinator to assist in publicizing education programs.
Represent the Museum in a positive way to the public.
Perform other duties as assigned.