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Booth Museum of Western Art

Assistant Museum Educator 1


The Assistant Museum Educator 1 coordinates school and group tours, as well as art projects, for a variety of ages for both in-house and outreach programming. The Assistant Educator works with the Education Program Coordinator and the Director of Education to develop and implement a myriad of education programs and activities related to the Museum's collection, and promotes all activities of the Museum with a special emphasis on the Education Department (outreach focus). All Education Department programs support the mission of the institution. This position is part-time, 24 hours per week.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Art Education, Art History, Museum Studies, Education or a BFA in a related field and preferred three years experience in a museum or related field. Additional education in museum studies or a related field may substitute for the experience on a year for year basis.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, public speaking and problem solving skills are required. Ideal candidates have experience working with children, are creative, flexible, and possess a team-building personality. Must be able to walk and stand for up to 2 hours and have the ability to bend, stoop, and reach. Some daytime and overnight travel may be required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Visual acuity, good hearing, manual dexterity, and the ability to see a full spectrum of color are required. Experience with Microsoft Office is preferred.

Applicants are expected to keep privileged information confidential and represent the Museum in professional circles and before the public in a manner that enhances the prestige and credibility of the Museum.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Driver's License, Teaching Certificate preferred but not required

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office, museum gallery and classroom environment, non-standard hours, generally within 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, extended hours and weekends probable. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate, occasionally high.

Send resume and cover letter to Patty Petrey Dees, Director of Education at pattyd@boothmuseum.org or mail to:
Booth Western Art Museum
501 Museum Dr
PO Box 3070
Cartersville GA 30120
Attn: Patty Dees, Director of Education

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