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Communications Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent. Now at the beginning of its 50th anniversary year, the Museum has entered an exciting transition period with its inHarlem programming initiative, while it lays the groundwork for the institution's vital next chapter and the construction of its new facility.

The Communications Coordinator creates, edits, monitors and disseminates content to diverse museum constituencies. As a vital member of a dynamic Communications team, the Coordinator acts as the managing editor of Studio magazine and contributes to print, digital and other initiatives. The Communications Coordinator is supervised by the Communications Director.

Responsibilities:

Manage production and distribution of biannual, award-winning museum magazine, Studio

Work with Museum and outside contributors to shape, gather, and edit content, while managing timeline and budget

Act as primary liaison with graphic designers to refine design and content of magazine

Manage online version of Studio

Draft and edit texts including but not limited to website content, Studio articles, and press materials

Maintain up-to-date style guide and work with colleagues to ensure all Museum communications are consistent with Museum mission, style and brand

Participate in cross-department editorial team for exhibition didactics and other publications

Participate in creating and managing cross-platform editorial calendar

Work with internal and external designers on creation of digital and print publications and other collateral

Other duties as needed in a faced-paced, rapidly-changing environment

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history, African-American studies, English, or other related field

2+ years relevant experience required

Superior writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail

Excellent computer skills required, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft platforms.

Interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art required

Excellent interpersonal communication skills essential

Website content management experience, especially in Drupal, preferred

Experience with CoSchedule and/or Trello platforms a plus

Fluency in Spanish a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing sample (under 1000 words) to {{{mre*frppxqlfdwlrqv*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Controller



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Museum seeks a Controller with exceptional knowledge of principles, compliance and best accounting practices. This position will support the institution in the administration of all financial matters, including but not limited to preparation of financial statements, the annual audit, annual budget development and data analytics that support the institution in the meeting strategic and operational goals.

The Controller manages the day-to-day operations of the Finance department, including supervision of finance staff. Additionally, in partnership, with the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations originates and leads Finance practices and infrastructure that support the efficient and strategic use of resources that creates a sustainable environment of quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and measurable impact.

Responsibilities:

Manages the financial operations of the Museum and related entities.

Responsible for maintenance complete general ledger to reflect all financial activity of the organization from properly documented and approved detail Recording of transactions

Approval of coding for AP

Preparation and/or approval of journal entries and allocations

Oversight of monthly closing;



Oversight of transactions and other financial operations including but not limited to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll;

System Administrator for electronic fund accounting system

Prepares and submits the bi-­?weekly payroll to ADP for processing.

Insures appropriate maintenance of all, various formats, financial records Responsible for record retention practices of financial records



Produces financial reporting for external and internal stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, Senior Management, Department Heads and Public and Private Funders.

Responsible for financial reporting, including but not limited to generating financial statements, budget vs. actual department report, grant reports and annual audit;

Insures the reconciliation of cash and cash equivalent accounts as needed but no less than monthly

Maintains cash flow and insures funds necessary for operations and programs

Maintains and reconciles the fixed assets to the general ledger of the company.

Assist the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations in treasury function including cash flow, debt management and endowment and investment portfolio management

Responsible for oversight of cash, including but not limited to bank relations, reconciliations and cash flow reporting;

Works closely with financial institutions concerning banking activity changes, enhancements and charges

Assist Deputy Director, Finance and Operations in management of Endowment and investment accounts;

Lead the Accounting Department staff and financial functions

Evaluates departmental performance and makes adjustments to daily operations when needed to ensure the department meets overall goals and objectives.

Provides training, guidance, and direction to employees to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner

Responsible for Finance department staff supervision;

Serve as technical assistance and support internally to department heads, project managers and other staff in the area of financial operations, planning and budgeting and compliance.

Confers with upper management about budgeting and reviewing strategies to meet overall goals and objectives.

Responsible for budget management and cost center meetings;

Responsible for, in partnership with department heads, in preparation of the annual plan and budget draft for approval by Executive management;

Other duties as needed

Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field or comparable experience required, a CPA or Master's degree highly preferable

5 - 8 years progressive accounting experience, preferably in a Museum/Cultural institution or NFP organization;

2 - 5 years supervisory experience

High level of expertise in electronic fund accounting systems required, experience with Financial Edge fund accounting system and reporting highly desirable, knowledge of Fund-EZ and Raisers Edge a plus

Excellent computers skills, Must have high level of expertise with Excel and other Microsoft platforms;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent data analytical skills desirable

Benefits Include:

Health insurance: Excellent medical, dental and vision plans

Flexible Spending Account

401(K) Retirement Savings Plan

Eligibility for pension after 5 years

Employee Assistance Plan (free counseling, financial and legal advice)

Pre-tax transit benefits

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to {{{mre*frqwuroohu@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}

Please place “Controller” in the subject line.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Curatorial Assistant



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

Reporting directly to the Associate Curator of Exhibitions this position will provide critical support to the Curatorial Department. As the Museum prepares for a significant expansion ahead of its 50th anniversary, the Curatorial Assistant will help implement the department's strategic vision and participate in all aspects of exhibition development, planning and execution. A strong academic and professional background in work by artists of African descent is preferred.

The position requires a candidate equipped to think broadly and innovatively about the department's artist-centered mission, while also independently managing a wide range of administrative responsibilities.

The candidate must be comfortable working in a collaborative, experimental and culturally diverse setting and possess the openness, flexibility and diplomacy required for meaningful collaboration with contemporary artists. Exceptional speaking, writing, and research abilities are required.

Responsibilities:

Conduct original research

Create exhibition related proposals and organize exhibitions

Produce didactic texts and exhibition-related publications

Assist in the management of the departmental budget and exhibition calendar

Attend approved off-site exhibitions, studio visits with artists, symposia and programs

Work collaboratively across multiple departments, including the Director's Office, the Registrar, Communications, Public Programs & Community Engagement, Education, Development, Finance and Information Technology

Engage multiple audiences and stakeholders, both internal and external, across a variety of platforms

Cultivate and maintain relationships with a diverse constituency of artists, trustees, members of the press, professional associations and local non-profit organizations

Solicit and manage the touring of Studio Museum exhibitions to other museum venues, and coordinate non-Studio Museum, traveling or guest-curated exhibitions presented at the Museum

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history or a related field, with emphasis on Contemporary Art, American Art and/or African-American Art, history or culture; graduate degree or studies a plus

Minimum of 3 years work experience, with at least 2 years in a museum or gallery setting, or comparable engagement with art in a related venue or field

Outstanding written (both academic and editorial) and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational and analytical skills; experience with administrative and clerical duties

Strong background in the history of modern and contemporary art and art by artists of African descent

Excellent computer skills, particularly MS platforms, including Word, Photoshop, Outlook and Excel, digital imaging experience a plus

Strong Interpersonal skills and collaborative spirit

Bi- or Multi-lingual a plus

Familiarity with New York art and culture communities

Salary commensurate with experience, skills and knowledge.

Application Materials:

Cover letter summarizing the applicant's most relevant work experience; educational background and familiarity with art by artists of African descent; and the candidate's sense of their own potential contribution to the Museum and its mission

Resume

One writing sample with a focus on artists of African descent or artworks by an artist of African descent

The names, titles and contact information of three professional references able to speak to the candidate's skills, experience, character and commitment

Please forward application materials in one PDF to: {{{mre*fxudwruldo*dvvlvwdqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

The subject line of this email should include the applicant's name and the position for which they are applying (e.g. “Applicant's Name—Curatorial Assistant”).

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

The Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection will work in the areas of research, planning and organization of exhibitions.

Responsibilities:

The Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection will work closely with permanent collection curator(s) on:

Research on collection artists and works of art, as well as potential acquisitions and gifts

Exhibition research and administration, including preparing loan requests; assisting in the preparation of checklists and didactic materials; and liaising with other departments on installation, catalogue production, etc.

Reviewing, cataloguing and conditioning works of art

Acquisition Committee meetings

Maintenance of the collection and its related files

Serve as the curatorial point person to expand the collection's presence on the website

Manage all rights and reproductions requests

Answer queries from both the general public and scholars regarding the permanent collection

Oversee the exhibition history spreadsheet and the loan log

Manage all aspects of the collection's inventory in The Museum System (TMS) database, including cataloguing object details, loans, provenance, appraisals, and exhibition history

Assist with general departmental administration, including scheduling and budgeting

Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Art History or a related field

Strong background in mid-century and contemporary art by artists of African descent

Familiarity with databases, including The Museum System (TMS)

Proficiency with Microsoft 365 and Adobe Photoshop

Experience working in a museum or cultural organization

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Application Materials:

Cover letter that summarizes the applicant's most relevant work experience; educational background and familiarity with art by artists of African descent; and the candidate's sense of their own potential contribution to the Museum and its mission

Resume

Two writing samples focusing on artists of African descent or artworks by an artist of African descent

The names, titles, and contact information of three professional references able to speak to the candidate's skills, experience, character and commitment

To apply, please send application materials to: j{{{re*fxudwruldo*dvvlvwdqw*shupdqhqw*froohfwlrq@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position. No phone calls or faxes please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement



Thanks to its groundbreaking role promoting the work of artists of African descent, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena. Under the Directorship of Thelma Golden, the board and staff are looking towards the Museum's 50th anniversary in 2018 and its Capital Campaign, and are preparing to bolster programming and fundraising in honor of these landmark occasions.

The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Intuitional Advancement (DIA) with a range of administrative and departmental operational tasks in order to facilitate the efficient running of the busy and growing department including: senior level administrative support for the DIA; and coordinating the department's human resources and managing all financial accounting.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate meetings related to Development, Capital Campaign and Trustee meetings

Prep DIA for meetings and calls

Manage and maintain DIA schedule, appointments and travel arrangements

Schedule, coordinate and prep for meetings and events

Answer and manage incoming calls

Review and distribute incoming mail

Prepare, edit, collate and execute routine correspondence

Prepare and send mailings, messenger, and special deliveries

Help to prepare meeting packets/binders

Liaise with internal staff at all levels and receive incoming visitors

Liaise with the Director & Chief Curator's office for development related requests

Work with DIA on strategic planning to improve upon the department's operational processes in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures

Monitor, track, and reconcile monthly departmental budget and review and submit department purchase orders; assist DIA in developing and monitoring budgeting processes in conjunction with Finance

Submit expense reports and manage credit card account reconciliation for the department

Manage the department's HR needs, including managing time and attendance, the onboarding and transition of new/departing staff, and managing consultants' contracts; helping to coordinate professional development opportunities for team members and departmental meetings and retreats

In conjunction with Database Manager and Special Events Manager refine department's digital and paper retention policies and compliance; review and evaluate historic and archival materials

Ongoing organization and maintenance of physical and digital files

Other duties as needed

Key Competencies:

Organizational and planning skills; attention to detail

Ability to multitask and work under pressure with multiple deadlines

Excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve

Professional dress and demeanor

Confidentiality

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess exceptional organization skills, along with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work as part of a team. Must be highly accountable and often responsible for safeguarding confidential information.

At least 3-5 years' experience providing support at a high level

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite

Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Bachelor's Degree preferred

The position is based in Harlem, New York.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Send resume and cover letter to {{{mre*hahfxwlyh*dvvlvwdqw*lqvwlwxwlrqdo*dgydqfhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Senior Coordinator, Public Programs & Community Engagement



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Senior Coordinator, Public Programs & Community Engagement under the supervision of the department's director, will oversee the coordination and production of the Museum's public programs and community engagement initiatives for adult audiences. This includes, but is not limited to, artist talks, panel discussions, thematic tours, hands-on workshops, community events, film screenings and literary events. They serve as the primary point of contact for administrative communications between the department and collaborators both inside and outside the Museum.

Key Responsibilities Include:

General Administration

Facilitating external communications, including community, participant, and partner outreach

Liaising between finance and program partners to coordinate participant contracts and forms

Collaborating with other Museum departments—including Curatorial, Communications, and Operations—to enact administrative workflows related to researching, promoting, and executing public programs

Maintaining the team calendar, producing meeting agendas, and coordinating both on- and off-site meetings where appropriate

Conducting quarterly reviews of the department's data and information logs to reflect accurate attendance numbers, expenses, contact information, year-end reports, etc.

Program Coordination

Coordinating logistics for all public programs, community engagement initiatives, and special projects including production checklists, work orders, Communications support requests, walkthroughs and run-of-shows

Serving as internal point of contact during programs and events, troubleshooting with IT and Operations where necessary

Sustaining and tracking ongoing conversations with artists, community partners, and other collaborators

Collaborating with Communications to create promotional materials across platforms and coordinate strategic marketing strategies

Project Management

Co-lead of The Community Advisory Network responsible for meeting coordination, documentation, and communications

Co-supervisor of the department's seasonal fellows and interns responsible for facilitating experiential learning opportunities within the department

Point person for departmental communications when the director is out of the office

Point person for producing program evaluations for participants, visitors and facilitators

Point person for producing grant reports and streamlining departmental information into the appropriate formats

Representing the department and its priorities during interdepartmental meetings

Participating in professional development opportunities and reporting back to the team

Qualifications:

Master's degree, preferably in Africana Studies, Arts Administration, Museum Studies, Public/Urban Policy, Sociology, Adult Education, or a related field. Those with a BA and significant work experience and certifications will also be considered.

Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the museum/art field with demonstrated experience in program administration, coordination, and production required

Independent problem-solver able to see the bigger picture and structure/systematize tasks and priorities appropriately required

Respectful attitude, philanthropic drive, team spirit, and a willingness to share ideas and learn on the job required

Ability to collaborate openly and effectively, whilst actively engaging one's own responsibilities at all levels of production required

Advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required

Excellent computer skills, particularly MS platforms, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required

Available nights and weekends as required to deliver the public programs calendar of events

Send resume and cover letter to: {{{mre*vhqlru*frruglqdwru*sxeolf*surjudpv*frppxqlwb*hqjdjhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

Senior HR Generalist, Learning & Development



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Museum seeks a Senior HR Generalist, Learning & Development with an exceptional knowledge of human resources principles and compliance. This position will support the institution in the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs related to the following functional areas: training and development, organizational development, performance management and staff engagement.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist, Learning & Development, together with the Senior Human Resources Generalist, Personnel Administration, manage the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. This newly created position coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; reports to the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations, and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues.

The Sr. HR Generalist, Learning & Development in partnership with the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations and the Sr. HR Generalist, Personnel Administration originates and leads HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes the principles of Leadership, Excellence, Collaboration and Learning creating an environment of quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Specific duties include:

Development of the Human Resources Department

Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures

Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.

Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.

Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants.

Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.

Work with Director of Finance & HR to enforce institutional policies and HR compliance



Employee Relations

Assists with the development of Human Resources policies for the company with regard to employee relations.

Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws.

Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation, including but not limited to employee recognition and reward programs

Assist Deputy Director in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.

Advises managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the company. Counsels managers on employment issues.?

Organization & Professional Development

Assists with the establishment of an in-house employee training system that addresses the company's training needs including training needs assessment, new employee orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training, the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.

Assists with the carrying out of a company-wide process of organization development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization design, and change management.

Assists with employee communication and feedback through such avenues as company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use.

Helps to monitor the organization's culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction.

Assists with the company-wide committees including the wellness, training, environmental health and safety, activity, and culture and communications committees.

Organizational and Employee Performance Management

Assists with the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs.

Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.

Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.



Assists with the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs. Assists with the establishment of an in-house employee training system that addresses the company's training needs including training needs assessment, new employee orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training, the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.

Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants.

Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.

Maintains employee training records.



Assists with the development of and monitors the spending of the training budget.

Other Duties as Needed/Assigned

Coverage of day to day duties of Sr. HR Generalist, Personnel Administration in their absence

Assist auditors with annual audit, providing all requested data and documentation

Complete special projects

Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development or equivalent. Masters degree preferred.

Three to five plus years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources, Professional Development and Learning and/or Organizational Development

Specialized training in change management, learning, employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.

Effective oral and written communication.

Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.

Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.

Familiarity with ADP preferred

Professional in Human Resources certification preferred, not required.

General knowledge of employment laws and practices.

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.

Excellent organizational skills

Benefits Include:

Health insurance: Excellent medical, dental and vision plans

Flexible Spending Account

401(K) Retirement Savings Plan

Eligibility for pension after 5 years

Employee Assistance Plan (free counseling, financial and legal advice)

Pre-tax transit benefits

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to {{{mre*vhqlru*ku*jhqhudolvw*ohduqlqj*ghyhorsphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

Please place “Senior HR Generalist, L&D” in the subject line.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Per Diem Museum Educator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

The Museum seeks Per Diem Museum Educators to work in Pre-K-12 School, Educator, Family, and Public Programs. While the Studio Museum's galleries are currently closed in preparation for construction on our new building, the Museum is working to deepen its roots in the community through inHarlem, a dynamic set of collaborative programs in our neighborhood.

Museum Educators will facilitate meaningful experiences through inquiry-based discussions around works of art and art making projects, based on the Studio Museum's permanent collection and inHarlem exhibitions. Educators will teach in programs at partner organizations including schools, libraries, public parks, and community centers in Harlem and throughout New York City, as well as facilitate arts-based experiences with the museum's Public Programs and Community Engagement Department.

Responsibilities:

In collaboration with Education department staff, classroom teachers, and partner organizations, plan and facilitate program sessions and workshops, including attending planning and assessment meetings

In collaboration with the Public Programs and Community Engagement Department, plan and facilitate program workshops and art-based experiences

Facilitate pre- and post- partnership evaluations, and assist with program documentation

Participate in trainings and professional development sessions in conjunction with exhibitions and programs

Assist with the installation and opening events for any student exhibitions or culminating events

Maintain regular flow of information from partnerships to the Museum in regards to partnership activities and progress

Develop and lead tours and art-making workshops for school, family, and adult groups

Co-facilitate Teaching & Learning Workshops for Pre-K-12 educators

Establish and maintain relationships with school staff in an effort to promote the Museum and its services

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in studio art, art history, cultural studies, art education or related fields

At least 2 years of relevant experience in arts and museum education with responsibilities in planning, development and implementation of educational programs

Knowledge of contemporary art and artists of African descent

Understanding of inquiry-based teaching practice

Demonstrated ability in the successful development and maintenance of projects in programs and partnerships

Excellent time management and problem-solving skills

Ability to work with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality

Excellent communication, organization and administrative skills

Demonstrated ability to work professionally and tactfully, while representing the Museum with a high level of integrity and professionalism

Adherence to Museum policies and support of Education Department decisions in a positive, professional manner

Experience working with school, family and adult audiences

Passion for the dual mission of achieving artistic and educational excellence

Particular attention will be given to applicants who have experience working with students on the autism spectrum, and students with developmental and learning disabilities. Bilingual Spanish and English teaching experience is a plus.

Position work schedule may require school day and after school work and occasional weekends to lead and participate in Museum programs.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to {{{mre*shu*glhp*pxvhxp*hgxfdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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Communications Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent. Now at the beginning of its 50th anniversary year, the Museum has entered an exciting transition period with its inHarlem programming initiative, while it lays the groundwork for the institution's vital next chapter and the construction of its new facility.

The Communications Coordinator creates, edits, monitors and disseminates content to diverse museum constituencies. As a vital member of a dynamic Communications team, the Coordinator acts as the managing editor of Studio magazine and contributes to print, digital and other initiatives. The Communications Coordinator is supervised by the Communications Director.

Responsibilities:

Manage production and distribution of biannual, award-winning museum magazine, Studio

Work with Museum and outside contributors to shape, gather, and edit content, while managing timeline and budget

Act as primary liaison with graphic designers to refine design and content of magazine

Manage online version of Studio

Draft and edit texts including but not limited to website content, Studio articles, and press materials

Maintain up-to-date style guide and work with colleagues to ensure all Museum communications are consistent with Museum mission, style and brand

Participate in cross-department editorial team for exhibition didactics and other publications

Participate in creating and managing cross-platform editorial calendar

Work with internal and external designers on creation of digital and print publications and other collateral

Other duties as needed in a faced-paced, rapidly-changing environment

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history, African-American studies, English, or other related field

2+ years relevant experience required

Superior writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail

Excellent computer skills required, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft platforms.

Interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art required

Excellent interpersonal communication skills essential

Website content management experience, especially in Drupal, preferred

Experience with CoSchedule and/or Trello platforms a plus

Fluency in Spanish a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing sample (under 1000 words) to {{{mre*frppxqlfdwlrqv*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Controller



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Museum seeks a Controller with exceptional knowledge of principles, compliance and best accounting practices. This position will support the institution in the administration of all financial matters, including but not limited to preparation of financial statements, the annual audit, annual budget development and data analytics that support the institution in the meeting strategic and operational goals.

The Controller manages the day-to-day operations of the Finance department, including supervision of finance staff. Additionally, in partnership, with the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations originates and leads Finance practices and infrastructure that support the efficient and strategic use of resources that creates a sustainable environment of quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and measurable impact.

Responsibilities:

Manages the financial operations of the Museum and related entities.

Responsible for maintenance complete general ledger to reflect all financial activity of the organization from properly documented and approved detail Recording of transactions

Approval of coding for AP

Preparation and/or approval of journal entries and allocations

Oversight of monthly closing;



Oversight of transactions and other financial operations including but not limited to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll;

System Administrator for electronic fund accounting system

Prepares and submits the bi-­?weekly payroll to ADP for processing.

Insures appropriate maintenance of all, various formats, financial records Responsible for record retention practices of financial records



Produces financial reporting for external and internal stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, Senior Management, Department Heads and Public and Private Funders.

Responsible for financial reporting, including but not limited to generating financial statements, budget vs. actual department report, grant reports and annual audit;

Insures the reconciliation of cash and cash equivalent accounts as needed but no less than monthly

Maintains cash flow and insures funds necessary for operations and programs

Maintains and reconciles the fixed assets to the general ledger of the company.

Assist the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations in treasury function including cash flow, debt management and endowment and investment portfolio management

Responsible for oversight of cash, including but not limited to bank relations, reconciliations and cash flow reporting;

Works closely with financial institutions concerning banking activity changes, enhancements and charges

Assist Deputy Director, Finance and Operations in management of Endowment and investment accounts;

Lead the Accounting Department staff and financial functions

Evaluates departmental performance and makes adjustments to daily operations when needed to ensure the department meets overall goals and objectives.

Provides training, guidance, and direction to employees to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner

Responsible for Finance department staff supervision;

Serve as technical assistance and support internally to department heads, project managers and other staff in the area of financial operations, planning and budgeting and compliance.

Confers with upper management about budgeting and reviewing strategies to meet overall goals and objectives.

Responsible for budget management and cost center meetings;

Responsible for, in partnership with department heads, in preparation of the annual plan and budget draft for approval by Executive management;

Other duties as needed

Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field or comparable experience required, a CPA or Master's degree highly preferable

5 - 8 years progressive accounting experience, preferably in a Museum/Cultural institution or NFP organization;

2 - 5 years supervisory experience

High level of expertise in electronic fund accounting systems required, experience with Financial Edge fund accounting system and reporting highly desirable, knowledge of Fund-EZ and Raisers Edge a plus

Excellent computers skills, Must have high level of expertise with Excel and other Microsoft platforms;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent data analytical skills desirable

Benefits Include:

Health insurance: Excellent medical, dental and vision plans

Flexible Spending Account

401(K) Retirement Savings Plan

Eligibility for pension after 5 years

Employee Assistance Plan (free counseling, financial and legal advice)

Pre-tax transit benefits

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to {{{mre*frqwuroohu@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}

Please place “Controller” in the subject line.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Curatorial Assistant



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

Reporting directly to the Associate Curator of Exhibitions this position will provide critical support to the Curatorial Department. As the Museum prepares for a significant expansion ahead of its 50th anniversary, the Curatorial Assistant will help implement the department's strategic vision and participate in all aspects of exhibition development, planning and execution. A strong academic and professional background in work by artists of African descent is preferred.

The position requires a candidate equipped to think broadly and innovatively about the department's artist-centered mission, while also independently managing a wide range of administrative responsibilities.

The candidate must be comfortable working in a collaborative, experimental and culturally diverse setting and possess the openness, flexibility and diplomacy required for meaningful collaboration with contemporary artists. Exceptional speaking, writing, and research abilities are required.

Responsibilities:

Conduct original research

Create exhibition related proposals and organize exhibitions

Produce didactic texts and exhibition-related publications

Assist in the management of the departmental budget and exhibition calendar

Attend approved off-site exhibitions, studio visits with artists, symposia and programs

Work collaboratively across multiple departments, including the Director's Office, the Registrar, Communications, Public Programs & Community Engagement, Education, Development, Finance and Information Technology

Engage multiple audiences and stakeholders, both internal and external, across a variety of platforms

Cultivate and maintain relationships with a diverse constituency of artists, trustees, members of the press, professional associations and local non-profit organizations

Solicit and manage the touring of Studio Museum exhibitions to other museum venues, and coordinate non-Studio Museum, traveling or guest-curated exhibitions presented at the Museum

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history or a related field, with emphasis on Contemporary Art, American Art and/or African-American Art, history or culture; graduate degree or studies a plus

Minimum of 3 years work experience, with at least 2 years in a museum or gallery setting, or comparable engagement with art in a related venue or field

Outstanding written (both academic and editorial) and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational and analytical skills; experience with administrative and clerical duties

Strong background in the history of modern and contemporary art and art by artists of African descent

Excellent computer skills, particularly MS platforms, including Word, Photoshop, Outlook and Excel, digital imaging experience a plus

Strong Interpersonal skills and collaborative spirit

Bi- or Multi-lingual a plus

Familiarity with New York art and culture communities

Salary commensurate with experience, skills and knowledge.

Application Materials:

Cover letter summarizing the applicant's most relevant work experience; educational background and familiarity with art by artists of African descent; and the candidate's sense of their own potential contribution to the Museum and its mission

Resume

One writing sample with a focus on artists of African descent or artworks by an artist of African descent

The names, titles and contact information of three professional references able to speak to the candidate's skills, experience, character and commitment

Please forward application materials in one PDF to: {{{mre*fxudwruldo*dvvlvwdqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

The subject line of this email should include the applicant's name and the position for which they are applying (e.g. “Applicant's Name—Curatorial Assistant”).

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

The Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection will work in the areas of research, planning and organization of exhibitions.

Responsibilities:

The Curatorial Assistant, Permanent Collection will work closely with permanent collection curator(s) on:

Research on collection artists and works of art, as well as potential acquisitions and gifts

Exhibition research and administration, including preparing loan requests; assisting in the preparation of checklists and didactic materials; and liaising with other departments on installation, catalogue production, etc.

Reviewing, cataloguing and conditioning works of art

Acquisition Committee meetings

Maintenance of the collection and its related files

Serve as the curatorial point person to expand the collection's presence on the website

Manage all rights and reproductions requests

Answer queries from both the general public and scholars regarding the permanent collection

Oversee the exhibition history spreadsheet and the loan log

Manage all aspects of the collection's inventory in The Museum System (TMS) database, including cataloguing object details, loans, provenance, appraisals, and exhibition history

Assist with general departmental administration, including scheduling and budgeting

Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Art History or a related field

Strong background in mid-century and contemporary art by artists of African descent

Familiarity with databases, including The Museum System (TMS)

Proficiency with Microsoft 365 and Adobe Photoshop

Experience working in a museum or cultural organization

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Application Materials:

Cover letter that summarizes the applicant's most relevant work experience; educational background and familiarity with art by artists of African descent; and the candidate's sense of their own potential contribution to the Museum and its mission

Resume

Two writing samples focusing on artists of African descent or artworks by an artist of African descent

The names, titles, and contact information of three professional references able to speak to the candidate's skills, experience, character and commitment

To apply, please send application materials to: j{{{re*fxudwruldo*dvvlvwdqw*shupdqhqw*froohfwlrq@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position. No phone calls or faxes please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement



Thanks to its groundbreaking role promoting the work of artists of African descent, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena. Under the Directorship of Thelma Golden, the board and staff are looking towards the Museum's 50th anniversary in 2018 and its Capital Campaign, and are preparing to bolster programming and fundraising in honor of these landmark occasions.

The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Intuitional Advancement (DIA) with a range of administrative and departmental operational tasks in order to facilitate the efficient running of the busy and growing department including: senior level administrative support for the DIA; and coordinating the department's human resources and managing all financial accounting.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate meetings related to Development, Capital Campaign and Trustee meetings

Prep DIA for meetings and calls

Manage and maintain DIA schedule, appointments and travel arrangements

Schedule, coordinate and prep for meetings and events

Answer and manage incoming calls

Review and distribute incoming mail

Prepare, edit, collate and execute routine correspondence

Prepare and send mailings, messenger, and special deliveries

Help to prepare meeting packets/binders

Liaise with internal staff at all levels and receive incoming visitors

Liaise with the Director & Chief Curator's office for development related requests

Work with DIA on strategic planning to improve upon the department's operational processes in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures

Monitor, track, and reconcile monthly departmental budget and review and submit department purchase orders; assist DIA in developing and monitoring budgeting processes in conjunction with Finance

Submit expense reports and manage credit card account reconciliation for the department

Manage the department's HR needs, including managing time and attendance, the onboarding and transition of new/departing staff, and managing consultants' contracts; helping to coordinate professional development opportunities for team members and departmental meetings and retreats

In conjunction with Database Manager and Special Events Manager refine department's digital and paper retention policies and compliance; review and evaluate historic and archival materials

Ongoing organization and maintenance of physical and digital files

Other duties as needed

Key Competencies:

Organizational and planning skills; attention to detail

Ability to multitask and work under pressure with multiple deadlines

Excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve

Professional dress and demeanor

Confidentiality

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess exceptional organization skills, along with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work as part of a team. Must be highly accountable and often responsible for safeguarding confidential information.

At least 3-5 years' experience providing support at a high level

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite

Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Bachelor's Degree preferred

The position is based in Harlem, New York.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Send resume and cover letter to {{{mre*hahfxwlyh*dvvlvwdqw*lqvwlwxwlrqdo*dgydqfhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Senior Coordinator, Public Programs & Community Engagement



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Senior Coordinator, Public Programs & Community Engagement under the supervision of the department's director, will oversee the coordination and production of the Museum's public programs and community engagement initiatives for adult audiences. This includes, but is not limited to, artist talks, panel discussions, thematic tours, hands-on workshops, community events, film screenings and literary events. They serve as the primary point of contact for administrative communications between the department and collaborators both inside and outside the Museum.

Key Responsibilities Include:

General Administration

Facilitating external communications, including community, participant, and partner outreach

Liaising between finance and program partners to coordinate participant contracts and forms

Collaborating with other Museum departments—including Curatorial, Communications, and Operations—to enact administrative workflows related to researching, promoting, and executing public programs

Maintaining the team calendar, producing meeting agendas, and coordinating both on- and off-site meetings where appropriate

Conducting quarterly reviews of the department's data and information logs to reflect accurate attendance numbers, expenses, contact information, year-end reports, etc.

Program Coordination

Coordinating logistics for all public programs, community engagement initiatives, and special projects including production checklists, work orders, Communications support requests, walkthroughs and run-of-shows

Serving as internal point of contact during programs and events, troubleshooting with IT and Operations where necessary

Sustaining and tracking ongoing conversations with artists, community partners, and other collaborators

Collaborating with Communications to create promotional materials across platforms and coordinate strategic marketing strategies

Project Management

Co-lead of The Community Advisory Network responsible for meeting coordination, documentation, and communications

Co-supervisor of the department's seasonal fellows and interns responsible for facilitating experiential learning opportunities within the department

Point person for departmental communications when the director is out of the office

Point person for producing program evaluations for participants, visitors and facilitators

Point person for producing grant reports and streamlining departmental information into the appropriate formats

Representing the department and its priorities during interdepartmental meetings

Participating in professional development opportunities and reporting back to the team

Qualifications:

Master's degree, preferably in Africana Studies, Arts Administration, Museum Studies, Public/Urban Policy, Sociology, Adult Education, or a related field. Those with a BA and significant work experience and certifications will also be considered.

Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the museum/art field with demonstrated experience in program administration, coordination, and production required

Independent problem-solver able to see the bigger picture and structure/systematize tasks and priorities appropriately required

Respectful attitude, philanthropic drive, team spirit, and a willingness to share ideas and learn on the job required

Ability to collaborate openly and effectively, whilst actively engaging one's own responsibilities at all levels of production required

Advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required

Excellent computer skills, particularly MS platforms, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required

Available nights and weekends as required to deliver the public programs calendar of events

Send resume and cover letter to: {{{mre*vhqlru*frruglqdwru*sxeolf*surjudpv*frppxqlwb*hqjdjhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

Senior HR Generalist, Learning & Development



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Museum seeks a Senior HR Generalist, Learning & Development with an exceptional knowledge of human resources principles and compliance. This position will support the institution in the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs related to the following functional areas: training and development, organizational development, performance management and staff engagement.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist, Learning & Development, together with the Senior Human Resources Generalist, Personnel Administration, manage the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. This newly created position coordinates implementation of services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; reports to the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations, and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues.

The Sr. HR Generalist, Learning & Development in partnership with the Deputy Director, Finance and Operations and the Sr. HR Generalist, Personnel Administration originates and leads HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes the principles of Leadership, Excellence, Collaboration and Learning creating an environment of quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Specific duties include:

Development of the Human Resources Department

Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures

Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.

Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.

Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants.

Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.

Work with Director of Finance & HR to enforce institutional policies and HR compliance



Employee Relations

Assists with the development of Human Resources policies for the company with regard to employee relations.

Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws.

Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation, including but not limited to employee recognition and reward programs

Assist Deputy Director in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.

Advises managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the company. Counsels managers on employment issues.?

Organization & Professional Development

Assists with the establishment of an in-house employee training system that addresses the company's training needs including training needs assessment, new employee orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training, the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.

Assists with the carrying out of a company-wide process of organization development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization design, and change management.

Assists with employee communication and feedback through such avenues as company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use.

Helps to monitor the organization's culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction.

Assists with the company-wide committees including the wellness, training, environmental health and safety, activity, and culture and communications committees.

Organizational and Employee Performance Management

Assists with the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs.

Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.

Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.



Assists with the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs. Assists with the establishment of an in-house employee training system that addresses the company's training needs including training needs assessment, new employee orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training, the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.

Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants.

Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.

Maintains employee training records.



Assists with the development of and monitors the spending of the training budget.

Other Duties as Needed/Assigned

Coverage of day to day duties of Sr. HR Generalist, Personnel Administration in their absence

Assist auditors with annual audit, providing all requested data and documentation

Complete special projects

Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development or equivalent. Masters degree preferred.

Three to five plus years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources, Professional Development and Learning and/or Organizational Development

Specialized training in change management, learning, employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.

Effective oral and written communication.

Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.

Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.

Familiarity with ADP preferred

Professional in Human Resources certification preferred, not required.

General knowledge of employment laws and practices.

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.

Excellent organizational skills

Benefits Include:

Health insurance: Excellent medical, dental and vision plans

Flexible Spending Account

401(K) Retirement Savings Plan

Eligibility for pension after 5 years

Employee Assistance Plan (free counseling, financial and legal advice)

Pre-tax transit benefits

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to {{{mre*vhqlru*ku*jhqhudolvw*ohduqlqj*ghyhorsphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

Please place “Senior HR Generalist, L&D” in the subject line.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Per Diem Museum Educator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

The Museum seeks Per Diem Museum Educators to work in Pre-K-12 School, Educator, Family, and Public Programs. While the Studio Museum's galleries are currently closed in preparation for construction on our new building, the Museum is working to deepen its roots in the community through inHarlem, a dynamic set of collaborative programs in our neighborhood.

Museum Educators will facilitate meaningful experiences through inquiry-based discussions around works of art and art making projects, based on the Studio Museum's permanent collection and inHarlem exhibitions. Educators will teach in programs at partner organizations including schools, libraries, public parks, and community centers in Harlem and throughout New York City, as well as facilitate arts-based experiences with the museum's Public Programs and Community Engagement Department.

Responsibilities:

In collaboration with Education department staff, classroom teachers, and partner organizations, plan and facilitate program sessions and workshops, including attending planning and assessment meetings

In collaboration with the Public Programs and Community Engagement Department, plan and facilitate program workshops and art-based experiences

Facilitate pre- and post- partnership evaluations, and assist with program documentation

Participate in trainings and professional development sessions in conjunction with exhibitions and programs

Assist with the installation and opening events for any student exhibitions or culminating events

Maintain regular flow of information from partnerships to the Museum in regards to partnership activities and progress

Develop and lead tours and art-making workshops for school, family, and adult groups

Co-facilitate Teaching & Learning Workshops for Pre-K-12 educators

Establish and maintain relationships with school staff in an effort to promote the Museum and its services

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in studio art, art history, cultural studies, art education or related fields

At least 2 years of relevant experience in arts and museum education with responsibilities in planning, development and implementation of educational programs

Knowledge of contemporary art and artists of African descent

Understanding of inquiry-based teaching practice

Demonstrated ability in the successful development and maintenance of projects in programs and partnerships

Excellent time management and problem-solving skills

Ability to work with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality

Excellent communication, organization and administrative skills

Demonstrated ability to work professionally and tactfully, while representing the Museum with a high level of integrity and professionalism

Adherence to Museum policies and support of Education Department decisions in a positive, professional manner

Experience working with school, family and adult audiences

Passion for the dual mission of achieving artistic and educational excellence

Particular attention will be given to applicants who have experience working with students on the autism spectrum, and students with developmental and learning disabilities. Bilingual Spanish and English teaching experience is a plus.

Position work schedule may require school day and after school work and occasional weekends to lead and participate in Museum programs.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to {{{mre*shu*glhp*pxvhxp*hgxfdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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