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Education Curator

Full Time, Exempt

Starting Wage: $55,000 – $65,000+ benefits

The Education Curator (hereafter Curator) advances the mission of the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture (hereafter Emerson) to our community through various means, but primarily through the curation of contemporary art education programs and exhibits. This position requires significant contact with artists, educators, donors, docents, and the public.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Works to enhance the value of the Emerson to our community through contemporary art education
    offerings and exhibits. This position serves as the staff Chair of the Emerson’s Exhibits and Education
    Committee.
  • Oversees the management of education and exhibit information.
  • Prepares and manages program budgets and responsible for maintaining programs within budgets.
  • Represents the Emerson to outside community partners, professional organizations, and individuals.
  • Assists with proposals for grants related to education/exhibit programs.
  • Oversees the Jessie Wilber Gallery, works with the Operations Manager for the Lobby and Weaver
    Room Galleries.
  • Promote the programs of the Emerson through marketing efforts and appraise the effectiveness of all
    marketing and communication mechanisms.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with media, other agencies, the business community, members
    and tenants.
  • Write and disseminate press releases, E-news updates, social media announcements etc.
  • The Emerson is a diverse organization and requires all employees to be supportive of other programs. Thus, other duties can be assigned as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.

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TO APPLY:

Application packets should be addressed to Susan Denson-Guy, Executive Director and should include the following:

  • Resume
  • Letter of application addressing how applicants’ skills match the position description. Please refer to
    the Key Responsibilities outlined above to craft your letter.
  • Three professional references – including contact information and working relationship with applicant.

This position will remain open until filled. Only complete digitally submitted applications will be considered.

  • Email applications to: susan@theemerson.org
  • Subject line format: Education Curator Application – Your Last Name

Summer Camp Instructor

Seasonal Full-Time, Nonexempt

Starting Wage: $19 – 25/hour DOE
Employment Period: Orientation occurs late May/early June
Summer Camps Sessions: June 20 – August 26, 2022

The role of Emerson Summer Art Camp Instructors is to provide quality art instruction using up to date methods and techniques in correlation with the Emerson’s mission to provide culturally diverse programs to both children and adults in our community.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Works to enhance the value of the Emerson to our community through contemporary art educational offerings.
  • Serves as the face of the organization while interacting with both children and adults in a positive manner.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity, safety and cleanliness of the classroom and studio spaces.
  • Utilizes interns’ skills in an appropriate and efficient fashion.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with Emerson staff regarding supply needs, student
    behavior, classroom cleanliness/ maintenance and staff relations.
  • Be familiar with the potentially hazardous materials and equipment you may use in the classroom and
    instruct students on use of said materials and equipment in the most safe and successful way possible.
  • Know and observe all current Emerson COVID 19 safety protocols.

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TO APPLY:

Application packets should be addressed to Education Curator and should include the following:

  • Resume
  • Letter of application addressing how applicants’ skills match the position description. Please refer to the Key Responsibilities outlined above to craft your letter.
  • Three professional references – including contact information and working relationship with applicant.

This position will remain open until filled. Only complete digitally submitted applications will be considered.

  • Email applications to: education@theemerson.org
  • Subject line format: Summer Camp Instructor – Your Last Name

High School Summer Internships

The Emerson is looking for high school-aged students who would like to build their leadership skills by assisting our lead teachers during Summer Art Camps!

2022 INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Encourage children’s comprehension of multiple art mediums
  • Engage with children during breaks and lunch
  • Assist with project prep and clean up
  • Aid children and instructors in following COVID 19 safety protocols
  • Have fun and be a positive role model

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience working with children-preferred
  • Attentive and responsible
  • Flexible
  • High level of communication
  • Respectful and courteous towards teachers, students, and parents
  • Extremely reliable
  • Observe Emerson health safety protocols
  • Attend training session in May

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Camps run June 13 – August 26, ten weeks total. (Apply for 4 or more weeks)

BENEFITS:

  • Gain a working knowledge of elementary art instruction and leadership skills
  • Great resume builder
  • Support the Emerson and become involved in our community
  • Weekly stipend of $200

Interviews will be scheduled in May.

For questions and to submit the following application, please email us.

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