Job Posting Title
Curator of Education and Public Programs
Job Description Summary
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks a creative and dynamic Curator of Education and Public Programs to develop, plan, and supervise a range of programs and co-curricular opportunities that enrich and expand the educational mission of the institution. The position plays a key role through creative engagement with our diverse constituent communities, on-campus and beyond, through innovative programming.
This full time, exempt position reports to the Assistant Director of Curatorial Affairs, works collaboratively across Museum departments, and is an integral member of the curatorial team.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plans, schedules, coordinates, and manages special events and programs that promote the mission and exhibitions of the Davis, including events, artist talks and scholarly lectures, panel discussions, screenings, symposia, and Family Days.
- Manages the annual Davis Museum Summer Internship Program, with responsibility for content, form, budget, and supervision of a student Internship Coordinator and student Education Intern.
- Leads regular tours and coordinates the Davis Tour Guide program, comprised of paid student volunteers; develops programs in relation to Davis Museum permanent collections and special exhibitions; trains, implements, schedules, and evaluates.
- Contributes interpretive strategies within the Curatorial Department context.
- Coordinates with curatorial and technology staff on distribution of materials through print, email, website, app, and social media.
- Coordinates with curatorial and technology staff on remote and hybrid programs and presentations.
- Coordinates Davis Museum contribution to the Wellesley College Arts Calendar each semester and acts as key liaison with the Public Affairs office.
- Supervises and coordinates the Davis Museum Student Advisory Committee (DMSAC), a student group of peer ambassadors and Davis advocates.
- Provides support for all programming.