15 Aug 2014

Part-Time Museum Educator

Peninsula Fine Arts CenterNewport News, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center seeks a part-time Museum Educator with strong communication skills and a passion for art who enjoys teaching all ages. This position helps design and implement educational programming to carry out the mission of PFAC.

- Work collaboratively with staff to plan, develop and implement educational art programs for schools and families in conjunction with changing exhibitions.
- Plan, schedule, direct and lead tours of current exhibitions.
- Recruit and train docents.
- Represent PFAC at both on-site and off-site events, requiring occasional weekend or evening work.
- Assist with maintaining the Hands On For Kids gallery and planning programming for the unique year-round space.

Experience and Skills:
- A bachelor’s degree in Art History, Studio Art or Education is preferred, but not required.
- Must have an appreciation and knowledge of art history, art appreciation and studio art.
- Knowledge of learning techniques and general educational and research best practices.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office software.

The successful candidate must be a strong multitasker and effective communicator, comfortable working both one-on-one and with large groups. He/she must have excellent organizational skills, the ability to plan both short-term and long-term projects and be able to meet deadlines with attention to detail.

How to Apply

Send a resume by August 29 with cover letter, references and salary requirements to Executive Director Courtney Gardner via email at cgardner@pfac-va.org or by mail to Peninsula Fine Arts Center, 101 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.



• Job Title: Museum Educator
• Job Type: Part-Time Job
• Employer: Peninsula Fine Arts Center
• website: http://www.pfac-va.org
• Location: Newport News, Virginia, United States

Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: art teacher, arts, arts center, arts education, education, museum, and teaching. State: Virginia.
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