Education Coordinator
Job Type

MASS  MoCA  is  seeking  an  energetic,  detailed-oriented  museum  educator  to  join  its  collaborative working environment. The Education Coordinator will primarily support the  coordination  of  education  programs  and  Kidspace  exhibition  projects.  Responsibilities  include, but are not limited to: 

  • Scheduling:  Oversee  the  Ed  Dept  program  schedule  (including  guided  group  tours, partnership tours, artist residencies, Art Assembly, teacher workshops, and  community  programming)  in  collaboration  with  the  Lead  Gallery  Teacher; oversee Gallery Teachers’ schedules for tours and ArtBar; work closely with the Box Office on group scheduling and needs. 
  • Kidspace  Exhibitions: assist  Curator  of  Kidspace  with  exhibition  details;  coordinate artist schedules, travel, and housing; organize exhibition promotional information  for Marketing and Development departments; maintain cleanliness  of gallery 
  • Programming: Prep training materials for new exhibitions; assist with designing  content  of  tours  and  prepping  materials  for  educators,  Gallery  Teachers  and students;  coordinate  schedules  and  programming  for  families  through partnership programming with the MCC Culture RX initiative and Department of Children  and  Families;  organize  ArtBar  boxes  and  activities  for  families  in Kidspace. 
  • Evaluation: coordinate evaluation  needs with  teachers and  students; maintain  evaluation records; and plan evaluation of future programs. 
  • Grants:  assist with  grant  administration including:  oversight  of  project  details  and  implementation  to  ensure  grant  compliance;  grant  reporting;  assist  with  future planning of grants. 
  • Documentation: Maintain  group  and  program  participant  attendance  records,  mailing lists, and press clippings; manage Kidspace archives; coordinate program  documentation and videos. 
  • Budgets:  assist  with managing  complex  annual  department  budget,  as  well  as  specific  restricted grant budgets, and  oversee weekly invoices and contractors’  timesheets; order supplies; writing contracts for consultants/artists/overhires. 
  • Gallery Teaching: as with all Education Department staff, conduct programs as needed. 
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned.

This is a full-time entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, art administration or art history, and at least 1 year work experience, preferred. The candidate should be skilled as an effective communicator and have strong writing skills;  can work independently, but also as a team player; has an outgoing, positive personality and a knack for connecting with people of many backgrounds. 

Work Conditions: 

  • Position may require extended hours, work on weekends, holidays and for  festivals and events 
  • Physical Requirements: 
  • For employment at MASS MoCA, candidates must be fully vaccinated against  COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required for employment. 

As defined by the National Labor Relations Act, this position is part of the bargaining unit for UAW Local 2110. 

MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.