The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is seeking a Pre-College Program Director to assist in managing our 1-week SMFA Design Bootcamp summer program for high schoolers. This virtual program will invite students entering grades 10-12 or class of 2021 graduates to explore the field of graphic design and learn the creative process from renowned art school faculty.
The program will take place from Sunday, August 1st to Friday, August 6th, 2021. The position will have a total compensation rate of $2,000.
Design Bootcamp Program Director
Experience with graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud
Background in arts education
Familiarity with curriculum design and implementation
Experience with program management
Experience designing online curriculum
Experience working with high school students
Program Director Responsibilities
Pre-Program (Ongoing minimal hours, February 2021 - July 2021)
Curriculum and Programming
Acts as subject matter expert to collaborate with instructor to set the scope and breadth of curriculum
Collaborate with instructor on setting daily schedule and activities
Sectioning students into groups/sessions where necessary
Preparing and directing orientation
Aid in review and approval of marketing materials/assets; social media posts, emails, digital ads, website content
In-Program (August 1st - August 6th, 2021)
Serve as a point of contact for students with questions about programming, access, technical needs etc.
Prepare and orchestrate final celebration virtual event
Serve as point of contact for any virtual artist talks, or design experiences for student engagement
Attend lectures and program events as a backup for any questions or concerns that come up as the programming progresses
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.