The Woodruff Arts Center  
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School and Teacher Services Assistant ( Regular/ Part Time)

Job Division: High Museum of Art

JOB TITLE: School and Teacher Services Assistant

STATUS:  Regular /Part-time (32 hours) with benefits 

REPORTS TO:  Head of School and Teacher Services

DEPARTMENT:  Education – School and Teacher Services

WORK SCHEDULE:

32 hours a week, 9am – 5pm

Tuesday through Friday

Occasional weekends and evenings

 POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the implementation of school programs, including the Prekindergarten through 12th grade student tour and workshop program, professional learning for educators, homeschool programs, and student artwork exhibitions, while being knowledgeable of the High’s collections and special exhibitions. This includes administrative, event, and program support.

 ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 Student Programs – 60%

Assist in the coordination of student programs, such as the tour and workshop program, homeschool days, student exhibitions, student performances, school partnerships.

  • Assist in scheduling teaching artists and maintaining supplies inventory and budget, as well as ordering supplies for school programs.
  • Maintain workshop and closet supplies spaces used by School and Teacher Services department.
  • Coordinate with the Education Office Coordinator, Family Programs Assistant, and teaching artists to maintain supplies inventory and workshop spaces.
  • Assist in day-of logistics for tour and workshop program, homeschool programs, student performances in the galleries, and school partnership programs, as needed, by working closely with the entire School and Teacher Services team, as well as the Coordinator of Docents and Interns.
  • Work closely with education staff, including teaching artists, volunteer docents, and guest relations to facilitate effective tour and workshop program.
  • Assist and coordinate the student exhibition program by working closely with the Head of School and Teacher Services by creating student labels, student certificates, and brainstorming in the program layout and execution.
  • Support the Hub @ the High program in relation to Academic Affiliates.
  • Assist in special event planning around teacher programs by working closely with various High Museum and Woodruff Arts Center departments, such as catering, parking, event scheduling, security, and guest relations.

 Teacher Programs – 20%

  • Support in the coordination of teacher programs, such as Evening for Educators, Teacher Appreciation Days, all teacher professional learning programs, Administrator Advisory Committee, and Teacher Advisory Panel.
  • Assist in special event planning around teacher programs by working closely with various High Museum and Woodruff Arts Center departments, such as catering, parking, event scheduling, security, and guest relations.

Departmental Support – 20%

  • Support School and Teacher Services department, as needed, in all school and teacher programs.
  • Support Coordinators of School Tour Sales and Art Access Program Coordinator in maintaining data in Tessitura and tracking documents.
  • Respond to basic inquiries about school programs via phone and email.

 OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including customer service

 QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

BA/BS in art history, museum studies, museum education, art education, or other humanities field, or currently enrolled in a BA/BS program. Experience working with children is desirable. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to communicate effectively with museum staff, volunteers, members, students, teaching artists, and teachers.

 REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to assess and evaluate information;
  • Ability to organize and express information in clear logical sequences.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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