Reports to: Executive Director
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Summary of Position: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts seeks a Director of Museum Education to oversee all aspects of Museum Education department functions including art library, museum programs and services. The Director of Museum Education leads department efforts to make the KIA the region’s recognized leader and partner in visual arts education. To support this effort s/he advocates for and supports the creation of programming that invites and embraces the entire community. S/he develops and maintains relationships with other arts, community, and education organizations and leaders. S/he supervises department staff including the Curator of Education, Assistant Curator of Youth and Family Programs and Librarian and assists other department directors and Executive Director as requested. The Director of Education will be encouraged to champion experimental and innovative thinking and fresh approaches to art education.
Physical Job Requirements: While performing this job, the employee will be required to sit, stand and work, to lift up to 30 lbs occasionally, do close work with a computer monitor and perform repetitive hand movements. Employee must be able to communicate verbally.
Application Instructions: Interested and qualified candidates should forward a resume and cover letter detailing how your experience relates to this position to Eric Johnson, Director of Finance and Personnel, by emailing jobs at kiarts.org with Director of Education in the subject line or by mail to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 314 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. No phone calls please.
The KIA is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, retirement savings, and more.
Posted on the MMA website 1/4.