Coordinator of School and Teacher Services – High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA)
Reports To: Head of School and Teacher Services
Employment Status: Regular/Full-time
The Coordinator of School and Teacher Services will coordinate and support the school fieldtrip program, teacher programs and resources, Academic Affiliate program, student exhibitions, and social and district partnerships, as well as support docent trainings for all prekindergarten to 12th grade student and educator audiences.
• Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Weekends & evenings as needed for program implementation.
• Flexibility in availability is highly essential.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
School Fieldtrip Program for prekindergarten through 12th grade students
• Research, develop and produce student tour content.
• Identify, assess, and coordinate with Teaching Artists in the development and administration of studio based student programs.
• Assist and guide in the collaborative development of Teaching Artist lessons.
• Schedule Teaching Artists for student and home school programs.
• Assist in the development of multimedia programs and performances for students.
• Review, approve, and order supplies for student program activities.
• Collaborate with School and Teacher Services team, as well as with Guest Relations and Museum Interpretation, Security and Housekeeping departments, in logistics of fieldtrip program.
Educator Programs and Resources for prekindergarten through 12th grade teachers
• Research, develop and produce teacher resources that support student tours of the High’s permanent collections and special exhibitions.
• Coordinate, implement and evaluate professional learning programs for teachers.
• Coordinate teacher meetings and regularly respond with and serve as a resource for educators.
• Coordinate, implement and evaluate Evening for Educators and teacher appreciation days.
• Supports Head of School and Teacher Services in the High Museum Administrator Advisory Committee.
• Develop resources to be used in professional learning opportunities in collaboration with school programs staff and contract instructors.
Academic Affiliate Program
• Support educational needs of students and teachers at the High’s Academic Affiliate partnership schools through tour and workshop program.
• Assist Head of School and Teacher Services in content development for Affiliate school programs.
Student Exhibition Program
• Coordinate student exhibition program with the support of the School and Teacher Services Assistant.
• Maintain calendar of student exhibition program, regularly correspond with schools involved in the exhibition program, and create labels and certificates for students.
• Coordinate logistics with High Museum internal departments on special events, security, educational departments in implementation of program.
General Program Support
• Prepare and process invoices, contracts, payments within the parameters of the School and Teacher Services budget.
• Track program expenses and support Head of School and Teacher Services to stay within department budget.
• Submit pay requests, process supply orders, administer contracts, and coordinate internal/external space requests.
• Coordinate school receptions, meetings, and other events organized by the School and Teacher Services department.
• Attend and assist with Department of Education special events and programs, as needed.
Docent Training Support
Support the Head of School and Teacher Services and Museum Interpretation department in the development and implementation of docent trainings on current tour techniques and new school tours for current docents, as well as docent candidates.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience:
• MA/MFA or M.Ed in art education, art, art history, museum education, or education preferred, but not required.
• 2-3 years in a professional work environment required.
• Classroom teaching experience or knowledge of school culture highly desirable.
Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
• Proficiency in computer word-processing and knowledge of new technologies.
• Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to work independently and with a variety of people, and a professional demeanor.
• Excellent writing, communication and public speaking skills.
• Ability to assemble and to evaluate budgets and statistics.
• Ability to assess and evaluate information as to its validity and appropriateness.
• Ability to organize and express information in clear, logical sequence.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Post expires at 5:00pm on Wednesday November 22nd, 2017