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Manager of Education & Public Engagement

Department: Education

Reports to: Executive Director

FSLA Status: Exempt

Compensation: $50-55K/Year DOE with full benefits

General Summary:

Creativity, passion and clarity of mission are key. Plans and develops policies, priorities, and philosophy for the education division. Supervises public programs, school tour program, outreach activities, docent program, educational media services and student exhibition gallery. Collaborates with Curatorial Department to produce content for permanent collection and special exhibitions. Oversees Visitor Services functions and sales.

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 Museum Preparator            

Department: Collections and Exhibitions

Reports to: Manager of Collections and Exhibitions

FLSA Status: Full-Time – Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $35-40K annually, commensurate with experience

Full Benefits

General Summary:

This position is responsible for all aspects of museum exhibition installations; oversees the safe handling and movement of all artworks within the museum; assists the Collections and Exhibitions Department with aspects of collections management, including the care, maintenance, and storage of all collection and loan artwork.

 Minimum Qualifications for consideration:

 Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Design, Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies or a related field or a combination of education and experience will be considered.

Professional Experience: A minimum of three to five years of museum or gallery experience is required. The candidate will have a combination of exhibition and collection-related experience with exhibition design, graphics, labels and didactics, exhibition construction, gallery painting, and lighting. Collection-related experience should include the preparation of exhibitions, maintenance and care of permanent collections and loaned artworks, organization and maintenance of art storage, and experience with written materials.

Desirable Qualifications/Attributes: The position requires a broad variety of exhibitions and curatorial experience. The candidate must demonstrate flexibility, patience, strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills and hands-on abilities. He or she should be able to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as alone and have the ability to think creatively and problem solve.

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Gallery Guide

Department: Education

Reports to: Education Program Coordinator

FSLA Status: Part Time Non-Exempt

Compensation: $12.00/hour

General Summary:

This part-time position includes customer service, education and security. This would include greeting visitors, running a point of sale, being informed about current and upcoming exhibitions, leading school groups and adult tours, teaching art workshops and classes, working events and insuring safety of the visitors and art.

Minimum Qualifications for consideration: 
Education: BA (Fine Art, Art History, Education etc.) or Museum Studies preferred but not required
Professional Experience: Two years experience in education, customer service, retail sales, hospitality, or with an art organization. Recommended experience teaching children.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Interest in art education and museums, enjoys working with children and adults, the ability to enforce museum rules and policies, capable of making decisions in emergency situations. This position will involve a lot of movement and walking. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

HOURS: Mondays through Sundays as needed. Some State holidays and weekends and evenings. Hours and responsibilities may expand over time. This is a part time non-exempt position. Please send cover letter and resume.

Please send resume and cover letter to: The Monterey Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.