The Albany Institute of History & Art, located in New York’s capital city, seeks a Director of Education to guide and oversee the organization’s dynamic education department. As a museum of both art and history, the ideal candidate will be well versed in both fields and will work with staff to develop, implement, and evaluate a range of education programs for adults, families, children and school groups, including scholar lectures, community forums, studio classes and workshops, school tours, and curricula. The Director of Education reports directly to the Executive Director.
Qualifications: MA in education, American art, or American history with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a museum setting. Position requires a proven track record in national and community-based educational programming, excellent writing and communication skills, successful grant writing for education programs, experience in new technologies for effective program deliveries, strong managerial ability to plan and manage department budgets, and must be a team player who will work collaboratively with AIHA staff, board, and community members.
Organization Mission: The Albany Institute of History & Art connects diverse audiences to the art, history, and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley through its collections, exhibitions, and programs. Vision: The museum brings a global perspective to the art, history, and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley creating physical and virtual experiences for the education, entertainment, and inspiration of all people. Tagline: Connecting people to art and history since 1791.
Organization Background: Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is the oldest museum in New York State and the second oldest in the country. The Institute’s holdings form the best collections documenting the art, life, and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley region of New York from the late seventeenth century to the present day. With more than 35,000 objects and one million documents in its library, the Institute is an important resource for the region and the nation.
Please send resume and salary requirements by March 1, 2017, to Susan Hsu, Director of Finance and Administration, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.
Job Type: Part-time
Location: Albany, NY, US
Deadline: Open until filled
Description: Albany museum is looking for energetic part-time sales associate with exceptional retail and customer service skills. Candidates must have the ability to handle a variety of transactions quickly and accurately on a point of sale system, as well as the ability to focus on details when dealing with customers and managing inventory. Part-time hours may include weekends; flexibility a plus.
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