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  • January 22, 2021 1:31 PM
    Message # 9936936

    January 22, 2021

    Education Assistant

    Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College,

    Clinton, NY

    This is a temporary, non-benefited position. This position supports the Wellin Museum education department through a variety of administrative, logistical, research, and programmatic tasks. The goals of the education department are to provide experiential learning opportunities to Hamilton students through the docent program and other student initiatives, and to bolster connections with the campus, local, and regional communities through student-led events, campus outreach, K-12 workshops and resources, family and youth programming, and public programs. Administrative support: Assists with mailings, scheduling, and general correspondence for all Wellin education programs (including the docent program, K-12 programs, Wellin Kids, Middle School Makers, and Wellin Mail). Submits updates for education section of Wellin website to office administrator, including up-to-date photography and program information. Continually updates contact databases for K-12 audiences (educators and administrators). Tracks and reports attendance figures for on-site and virtual programs. Helps maintain accurate calendar entries for all educational programming. Tracks supply inventory and places orders when needed with the assistance of the office assistant. Ensures timely K-12 workshop pre-visit and post-program communication with educators. Sends sign-up confirmations, program materials, and content updates to Wellin Mail participants. Assists with student scheduling. Programming: Provides technical support for virtual K-12 workshops (such as screen and audio sharing during workshops). Assists with event planning for education programs including docent meetings, campus events, and community outreach. Assists with on-site programming as needed (set-up, greeting participants and other event support, clean-up). Teaching and other duties: Occasionally facilitates museum programs in the informal learning environment, including gallery teaching and studio art instruction. Reviews program plans and assignments with student docents, as needed. Other duties as assigned.

    Part Time Temporary

    Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred in education, art history, studio art, museum studies, or related field. Associates Degree with equivalent experience also accepted. 1-2 years of experience working in an office setting required. Experience working in a K-12 school environment, art museum, or higher education environment preferred.

    Contact Information : Marjorie Johnson, Museum Educator and Docent Program Supervisor,, (315) 859-4719

    Further Information and Application Instructions:

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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