Programmer of Education: Public Programs
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) seeks a full-time Programmer of Education: Public Programs to apply knowledge and experience of the visual arts, visual and critical theory, art history and broad awareness of other theoretical, creative practices, and culture. She/He will conceive, curate, and lead a diverse schedule of Talks, Conferences, and other educational activities including film, performances and music. She/He will address primarily adult audiences of both specialist and non-specialist interests and knowledge in order to create expanded audience-engaged practices throughout the museum. She/He will work in partnership with the Beatrice C. Mayer Director of Education to curate and manage opportunities to raise the profile of art historical, critical, theoretical and cultural debate in the city and beyond.
MA in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Art Education or equivalent required. A minimum of three years experience in a museum, education, or curatorial position or equivalent experience required. Demonstrated excellent writing and verbal skills required. Extensive knowledge of art history, the contemporary art world, and museum education as well as demonstrated experience curating or producing museum opportunities required. Computer skills required. General mobility throughout all museum properties is required. Ability to undertake national and international travel is advantageous. Full-time schedule is Monday through Friday with evenings and special events as required.
Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Application for Programmer of Education: Public Programs position by email to email@example.com. Applications are also accepted by fax at 312.397.4095 or by mail at Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Please use only one format when sending your application. The Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No calls please.