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PT Associate Curator

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00580
Position Title PT Associate Curator
Working Title
Position Number
Pay Grade/Category Sr. Contributor / Administrator B
Position Type Non-exempt

Division and Department Information

Division Academic Affairs
Department Trout Gallery

Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Associate Curator of Education works with the Curator of Education to develop and implement interpretive programming for The Trout Gallery—the art museum of Dickinson College. Position reports to the curator of education.

Essential Duties
  • Develop and deliver education programs to K-12 school group visitors and audiences enrolled in summer programs.
  • Manage reservations, materials, and work spaces used for extramural group programs.
  • Develop teacher-training programs for Dickinson students working in Education at The Gallery; mentor and provide evaluation and feedback regarding art education.
  • Form strategic alliances with teachers and administration at area K-12 schools and organizations and institutions in the Carlisle community.
  • Develop and manage an overall extramural education calendar that allows for community engagement at all developmental levels (pre-k through adults).
  • Manage the museum’s participation in selected local festivals and events. Implement a strategic plan for community outreach initiatives that fulfills the museum’s mission.
  • Design and create promotional materials for Education programs and events.
Other Duties
  • Support Trout Ambassador and Dickinson campus initiatives related to art-making and graphic design.
  • Maintain and organize art supplies, equipment, and space in the museum’s Mumper Stuart Education Center.
  • Attend professional conferences and keep abreast of trends in the field of art education.
  • Attending museum openings and other events to maintain campus and community relationships.
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art, Education, Art Education, or Museum Studies (education focus), with 1-3 years’ related experience.

Physical Demands

Work Schedule

Advertised Work Schedule
Number of hours/day
Number of hours/week 20/hs week - 1020 hrs/yr
Proposed Start Date

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Application Review Begin Date
Is this a Temporary Position? No
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
If Full-Time, please specify Not Applicable
If Part-Time, please specify 12 month part-time
EEO/Diversity Statement

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents