Curator of Education, Assistant: Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame ( Snite Museum of Art is accepting applications for a Curator of Education, Assistant.  The Curator of Education Assistant, Public Programs, is both the public face of the Snite Museum of Art for many children and adults and a vital behind-the-scenes support staff member. They are an integral member of the Public Programs education team. The ideal Education Assistant is out-going, creative, flexible, and organized.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • organizing, scheduling, and facilitating school programs including but not limited to: Jumpstart, Museum Morning: Perspectives, Young@Art, Visual Arts Academy
  • developing content for gallery experiences for school children
  • scheduling non-program school visits
  • greeting and orienting school groups upon arrival at the Museum
  • teaching offsite in classrooms and onsite in Museum galleries
  • maintaining school visit statistics
  • producing a monthly educator e-newsletter
  • maintaining art supplies and materials for school programs
  • developing content and providing support for ongoing docent training
  • assisting the Curator of Education, Public Programs with other education programs including but not limited to: family days and nights, 3rd Thursdays@the Snite, Art Beat

Applicants must be available to occasionally assist with evening and weekend Snite Museum programs such as exhibition receptions, films, concerts, and family programs.

Applications will be accepted until March 3rd 2017 or until position is filled.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in art, art history, museum studies, or education, and at least one year of experience in a comparable position. Relevant work experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.

Other Skills/Qualifications we are seeking include:

  • creative thinker and problem solver with strong faculty for big-picture planning as well as execution of day-to-day details.
  • is passionate about art, museums, and art education.
  • skilled at utilizing sound, independent judgment and making responsible decisions and recommendations.
  • works independently with confidence.
  • able to present clear and comprehensive written reports, procedures and oral presentations; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • is an enthusiastic learner.
  • is flexible both in thinking and in action.
  • able to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people both within and outside the Museum.
  • excellent customer service skills.
  • strong work ethic and organization skills.
  • confident with computers—specifically Microsoft Office products, internet searches, and email.

PAY RANGE – $12.12 – $18.00 per hour

APPLICATION PROCESS: For more information and to apply online, please visit the full posting at to Job # S17135 or via  For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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