Asian Art Education Assistant: Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College

This position is open at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College: Asian Art Education Assistant

*Job Summary:* The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College
seeks a recent college graduate with a strong background in Asian art
history and gallery teaching to fill the position of Asian Art Education
Assistant. This is a non-continuing, full-time, 12-month Administrative and
Professional Staff position with the potential for renewal up to one
additional year. The position will report to the AMAM’s Eric & Jane Nord
Family Curator of Education and has an anticipated start date in late
September 2018.

*Responsibilities:* The incumbent will assist in all aspects of
implementing a grant from the Freeman Foundation to deepen and expand K-12 and community engagement with the AMAM’s collection of East Asian art through public programs and educational outreach to area schools. Primary duties will include helping: create curricular materials for museum-based and school-based programming and the AMAM’s online resources; schedule, plan, and lead K-12 and public tours in the museum and in schools; research the AMAM Asian art collection; develop content for the museum’s social media platforms (Vimeo, Facebook and Tumblr); plan and implement grant
activities including teacher workshops, community days, and artist
residencies; create, distribute and analyze survey and evaluative data; and administer the grant.

*Required qualifications: *

· bachelor’s degree with a major in art history or Asian studies;
or the successful completion of at least five art history classes at the
college level primarily focused on Asian art;

· knowledge and practice of theories in gallery teaching and/or
having taken the Practicum in Museum Education winter term course at Oberlin College or comparable equivalent;

· experience working with K-12 audiences;

· detail-oriented and highly organized;

· punctual and reliable;

· ability to follow written and oral instructions;

· motivated and capable of working both independently and as part
of a team;

· excellent research, writing and communication skills;

· strong public speaking skills and enjoys working with the public;

· ability to work some evenings and weekends;

· capable of lifting heavy items;

· valid driver’s license; and

· knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and G Suite.

*Desired qualifications:*

· experience developing K-12 curricular materials;

· experience creating and editing videos;

· experience with social media;

· experience developing, administering, and analyzing surveys and

· experience planning activities and events.

*Compensation:* Annual salary $30,000 with an excellent benefits package.

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