1. Serves as head of the education department and manages its budget, activities, and staff. 2. Supervises and directs management of the educational programs and initiatives, determining priorities for the department. 3. Directs the conception, development, and implementation of co-curricular projects that involve interpretative teaching. Disseminates interpretive strategies to diverse student and public audiences and interprets the collection to assist scholars, faculty, and students with research. 4. Raises funds for programs and educational initiatives; stewards governing Board members, donors, students, and faculty. 5. Teaches and lectures in support of educational programs. 6. Discusses the breadth of the collection with other educational leaders. Recommends areas of interest related to the collection to be studied by educators, faculty, and students. 7. Directs and initiates the scholarly and educational discussion of objects in the collection and exhibitions at the museum. 8. Promotes knowledge of the collection through writing, teaching and outreach. 9. Represents the curatorial department on Gallery and University committees; represents the Gallery and University to a local, national, and international community to promote the institution and its collection. 10. Promotes knowledge of the collection through writing, teaching and outreach. 11. Directs a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees.
Preferred Education: Experience working in a university museum environment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in a university museum environment.
Required Skill/ability 5: Comprehensive and specialized knowledge of art history or related discipline in one or more of the gallery's collection areas. General knowledge of art history and cross-disciplinary studies across the Gallery's collection areas.
Posting Position Title: Curator 5, Education
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with collaborators at the university, in the community, and in the field, as well as with diverse museum audiences. Ability to exercise excellent interpersonal skills and relate well to all kinds of people inside and outside of the museum and university.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent skills as a leader, manager, and administrator as evidenced by a record of progressive roles and responsibilities in a museum and/or teaching environment. Demonstrated expertise in museum education, school and youth programming, academic outreach, and student engagement.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent writing and public speaking skills. Excellent teaching skills, including at the university level.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to think strategically toward the Gallery's long-range academic and education program, profile at the University and in the community, and position in the field nationally and internationally.
Ph.D. in Art History, Education, or related field and seven years of professional museum experience in the areas of education or curatorial or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 47412BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.