Position Description: The Specialist for Family & K-12 Audiences develops, implements, and evaluates dynamic initiatives that engage families and Kindergarten through 12th grade schools with the Hammer Museum's collections, exhibitions, programs, and resources. This position facilitates opportunities for informal and formal learning with and about works of art for intergenerational audiences and K-12 students and teachers.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director, Academic Programs, this position designs and facilitates art-making workshops and gallery-based activities for families on Sundays, oversees curriculum development in guided and self-guided visits to the Hammer by K-12 students, and manages school partnership programs. Additionally, this positon serves as a project manager for two large scale departmental programs: 1) Family Day, an annual large-scale event of art-making and performances aimed at bringing creative, exhibition-based and hands-on educational activities to a multi-generational audience. 2) Classroom-in-Residence at the Hammer, an intensive school program that invites classes to spend an entire school week at the museum and includes professional development for teachers.
Will also contribute to wider Academic Programs department initiatives, including the Student Educator Program and other university and adult programs.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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