The University of Wyoming seeks applications for the position of Ann Simpson Artmobile Educator, University of Wyoming Art Museum (UAM). The position is full time with benefits. Schedule varies month to month and requires extensive travel throughout Wyoming.
Duties include developing and implementing curricula for Artmobile tours, lectures and programs for pre-K through older adult audiences; ensuring that all Artmobile programming is aligned with UAM Education philosophy and policies; conducting related art-making activities; assessing curricular needs for specific locations and creating tailored programming in conjunction with local site hosts. The position also assists in the bi-annual curation of Artmobile exhibitions.
The Artmobile educator co-operatively designs, plans and implements aspects of the annual Summer Teaching Institute with lead from the Curator of Education. Administrative duties include organizing and scheduling on average 20 – 30 statewide trips per year; maintaining budget; maintaining travel according to UW policies; co-creating advocacy materials with Curator of Education; coordinating all publicity and promotion for the program.
The Artmobile educator drives the Artmobile van throughout Wyoming; loads/unloads; install/deinstalls exhibition, and secures the artwork at each site. The position represents UW to audiences and individuals, promoting programs, resources and events; and attends and participates in professional conferences, symposia and other pertinent meetings.
- The duties of this position require frequent travel: a valid driver’s license and the ability to safely traverse long distances in possibly adverse weather including wind and snow.
- The duties of this position often require lifting, pushing, or pulling materials weighing 50 lbs. or greater.
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives
- A Bachelor’s Degree in art, art education, art history or related fields.
- Knowledge and experience with K-12 education standards.
- Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Valid Driver’s License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at: http://www.uwyo.edu/auxserv/fleet/Official-Vehicle-Policy/OVP.pdf
- 1-3 years teaching experience combined with art/art history background.
- Knowledge of museum professional standards.
- Demonstrable studio techniques and experience with printmaking/running a small press.
- Demonstrated ability to work in diverse settings (traditional classrooms, museums, libraries, one-room ranch schools, etc.).
- Demonstrated ability to work with all ages (pre-K through older adults).
- Demonstrated ability to work with remote and underserved audiences and students/participants with varying abilities (very rural, incarcerated, older adults, veterans, development and physical abilities, etc.).
Complete the online application, including uploading the following as one document: a letter of interest, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with review of applications beginning immediately. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials by August 30.
For full application and details visit www.tinyurl.com/artmobilejob
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