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Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator

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Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Temporário / PJ / Freelance
Data de Início
12 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
14 de junho de 2024
Educação
Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência
Recém formado
Salário
Pelo menos USD $55.000 / ano

Descrição

The ICAA:

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is a nonprofit membership organization with 15 chapters across the country committed to promoting and preserving the practice, understanding, and appreciation of classical design. To do so, the ICAA offers a broad range of educational programs. These include intensives for architecture and design students, introductory programs for middle school students, lectures and walking tours for the public, continuing education courses for professionals and enthusiasts, travel programs to visit classical masterpieces, the publishing of original and reprinted books, and an annual journal entitled the Classicist. Through the annual Arthur Ross Awards, as well as other national and regional award programs, the ICAA also honors contemporary leaders of classical design and the related fields.

About the Role:

The ICAA is seeking a Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator to help oversee and manage its historic collection of plaster casts and architectural elements, support the delivery of school visits and programs in the Cast Hall, and provide administrative support to the Education Office relating to youth programs.

Reporting to the Vice President, Education,The Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator will be responsible for updating and maintaining the collections’ catalog, coordinating visits from schools and other third parties who would like to view the collections, providing tours of the gallery and collection, marketing the gallery and its programs, and otherwise assisting with programs occurring at the Gallery as required. The Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator will also manage the administrative responsibilities associated with these programs, including appointing instructors, managing supplies, and program setups.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead tours and gallery talks about the ICAA’s 19th century Cast Collection to visitors, including 6th-12th grade students, visiting artists, members, and public visitors.
  • Identify and connect with teachers, educators, and other potential visitors to the gallery to invite them to visit.
  • Maintain partnerships with existing Cast Hall program educators, including scheduling programming, updating curricula from returning programs, and collecting feedback from previous program attendees.
  • Organize and deliver the ICAA’s main youth programs, including onsite programs like Cast Hall visits, as well as programs held at partner schools, including New Heights and Grand Tour
  • Plan and organize group visits at the Cast Hall (with an emphasis on public schools); coordinate and maintain a calendar including at least 20 visits per year from schools or artists groups.
  • Database Management, including Collectors System: update object entries with any new research about the objects, pull object records for visiting scholars
  • Set up for educational programs such as classes, and lectures, and maintain the studio classroom and Cast Hall
  • Preparation of teaching materials, including Welcome Packets, curricula summaries, worksheets, etc.
  • Management of supply lists, ordering materials for relevant programs and workshops, and ensuring departmental budgets are observed and updated as program expenses
  • Assist with preparation of Instructor Appointment letters and related administration tasks
  • Submit and coordinate payments, invoices and relevant documentation with the finance department
  • Regularly review and update the relevant areas of content on the ICAA Website, including writing up program summary articles to spread the word about ICAA programming
  • Work with the ICAA’s marketing staff to develop content and calendar for mass emails and social media, and ensure they are aware of upcoming programs to provide photo and video coverage of programs
  • Maintain and add to the current stock of photographs of educational courses in the database
  • Other projects as assigned

 

The essential skills, knowledge, and experience required are:

  • An ability to prioritize work in a busy and fast-paced environment
  • Experience teaching in a classroom or gallery setting with middle or high school age students, with a focus on teaching with objects
  • Academic background in Art History, Art Studio, or History; Art History preferred
  • Ability to work independently, with a strong sense of initiative and self-starter instinct
  • Must be available to work evenings and occasional weekends
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office software, Windows XP, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Experience with museum object databases, like TMS or Collectors System, are a plus but not required.
  • The ability to communicate efficiently and clearly. Must be comfortable with speaking publicly in front of an audience or over the phone, and over email
  • Friendly demeanor

 

About the Collections

The Plaster Cast Collection

In 2004, the Metropolitan Museum of Art donated a historic collection of 120 plaster casts to the ICAA. The Metropolitan identified the ICAA as an appropriate steward of this significant collection due to the Institute’s ongoing efforts to perpetuate the classical tradition in architecture and the related arts. The collection of plaster casts represents rare, high artistry in the craft of mold making and casting, and is an invaluable part of a student’s education in traditional architecture and the allied arts. The ICAA uses the cast collection as a visual teaching aid, enabling students to view and draw from the finest examples of classical elements from masterpieces abroad.

The Dick Reid Teaching Collection

Dick Reid is one of the world's leading architectural artisans who operated a shop and studio in York, England for almost half a century. During the time, he restored numerous Medieval, Renaissance, and Enlightenment era buildings in and outside of London, including the Somerset House, Windsor Castle, and the Spencer House. In 2005, Mr. Reid retired and donated the remaining items in his shop to the ICAA. The Dick Reid collection is a valuable teaching aid for ICAA instructors and students.


Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.


The ICAA is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The ICAA:

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is a nonprofit membership organization with 15 chapters across the country committed to promoting and preserving the practice, understanding, and appreciation of…

Localização

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O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de New York, NY
20 West 44 Street, Suite 310, New York, NY 10036-6603, United States

Como se inscrever

Please submit a CV or resume, cover letter, and one writing sample of five to eight (5-8) pages to education@classicist.org Include Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Please submit a CV or resume, cover letter, and one writing sample of five to eight (5-8) pages to education@classicist.org Include Gallery & Youth Programs Coordinator in the…

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