Youth Programs Coordinator

The Andy Warhol Museum

The Youth Programs Coordinator is a Full-Time, non-exempt position that plans, develops, teaches, and evaluates youth programs and events. This position will establish and maintain relationships with artists, arts organizations, community leaders, local teachers and schools, and education staff of other Carnegie museums with a focus on developing youth programming across the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

Responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities:

Plan, develop, teach and evaluate youth programs with specific oversight for Youth Arts Council, a year-long teen leadership program, Youth Invasion, LGBTQ+ Prom, and other teen engagement initiatives, in collaboration with Artist Educators.

Develop long-term vision, goals and plans for youth programs at The Andy Warhol Museum together with senior staff and Artist Educators.

Work with school and youth community groups and organizations to build relationships and outcomes in line with museum mission and department goals.

Assist in the development of appropriate curricular resources and ensure relevance and usefulness to local, regional and national learning communities and standards.

Assist in departmental planning and operations and in the preparation of written reports, grants, presentations.

Assist in the planning, development and implementation of other education programs and museum wide programs such as tours/workshops, The Factory, and interpretive materials/programs for exhibitions.

Requirements

Education and Experience:

Degree in Fine Arts, Art Education, Museum Studies or a related field/experience.

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

2-3 years developing, teaching, and evaluating innovative youth programming with specific oversite of recruitment, retention, and student record keeping.

Valid Driver’s license required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Experience working in school and community settings.

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.

Experience coordinating professional artists to lead student-based workshops and projects.

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.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) with working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere).

Ability to work in the evenings and weekends both onsite and numerous sites outside of the museum.

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 the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Careers Site : https://carnegiemuseums.org/opportunities/search-careers/

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Posted on August 2