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Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue / Seek Education Coordinator

Deadline
Submission fee
Free

Overview

Reports to: Director of Learning & Public Programming
Department: Education
Classification: Part-time, 24hrs/week; 3-4 Month Initial Contract (potential for extension)
Salary & benefits: Hourly ($16/hr)
Schedule: Monday-Friday, with some evenings and weekends

BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM MISSION
Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) is the Pacific Northwest’s center for the exploration of art, craft, and design through exhibitions, educational programs, and partnerships, emphasizing the work of regional artists.

VALUES & VISION – LEARNING & PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Learning programs are a key component of the Museum’s mission. The Education Department seeks to offer engaging experiences about the process, content, history, and cultural relevance of art, craft, and design. We create these opportunities for kids, teens, adults, families, students, teachers, and underserved populations. We invite many perspectives and inspire dialogue in our community.

WE WANT OUR COMMUNITY TO:
- Develop an understanding and have deep discussions about art, craft, and design.
- Think creatively and have curiosity.
- Interact and connect with BAM and the community.
- Consider BAM and its programs an important part of their life.

SCOPE OF POSITION
The Education Coordinator works closely with the Director of Learning & Public Programming to manage the development, implementation, and administration of the Museum’s educational programs. This part-time, contract position will be instrumental in assisting with youth and family programs, such as Family Days and teen programs, as well as assisting with public programs, such as lectures, talks, and tours. The Education Coordinator will work cooperatively with Museum colleagues and the community to building quality learning experiences for BAM visitors.

DUTIES
Administrative & Interdepartmental Support
- Work with Museum volunteers, docents, and interns to maintain communication and program effectiveness.
- Assist the Director of Learning & Public Programming to recruit, hire, train, and manage art education interns.
- Maintain the classroom on the third floor so that it operates efficiently, is sufficiently supplied, is clean and hazard-free, and suitably supports programming at the Museum.
- Assist with record-keeping of education program data and budgets.

Youth, Family, & Teens
- Work closely with Director of Learning & Public Programming to plan, install, and maintain the Museum’s three
interactive, self-guided activity areas (Imagination Stations).
- Manage Get Crafty Saturdays program; including planning projects, ordering supplies, and managing volunteers.
- Provide support in the planning of teen programs, such as Teen Arts Council Meetings.
- Assist as needed with Free Family Days & the Art of Discovery program.
- Work collaboratively to assist with the drafting and editing of education-related marketing & gallery materials.

Eligible media

Arts-Related, Non-Profit Orgs.