Employment

Position: Director of Education 
Date Posted: 3-4-16

The Farnsworth Art Museum seeks to hire a Director of Education. 

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the Senior Staff, the Director of Education will be responsible for shaping an innovative and comprehensive education and interpretation program for the Farnsworth Art Museum, both on and off –site. Working collaboratively with Education and Curatorial staff, this individual will create, develop, and implement exciting and diverse education programs for the Museum that focus on connecting adults, children, and educators statewide with the Farnsworth mission, collection, and exhibition programs. The person will also assess and implement opportunities for improvement in programming, visitor, and learning experiences. 

Candidates are required to have a Master’s Degree or equivalent education and experience with a minimum of 5-7 years of art museum or art education; a deep familiarity with the field of museum education, art and art history essential. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required to foster effective working relationships at all levels.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to employment@farnsworthmuseum.org