JOB: Smithsonian Education Specialist, School and Teacher Programs

Dear Colleagues,



Attached please find an advertisement for a K-12 Learning position at the
Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian
Institution in Washington, DC.  Copy is also attached below. Please help us
spread the word!



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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
FREER AND SACKLER GALLERIES OF ART

Education Specialist, School and Teacher Programs



The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery contain some of
the most important holdings of Asian art in the world. In addition, the
Freer Gallery holds exemplary examples of late-nineteenth-century works of
American landscape and portraiture by James McNeill Whistler and his
contemporaries. The Sackler Gallery is host to contemporary art from Asia
as well as international loan exhibitions. Together, both galleries form
the national museums of Asian art at the Smithsonian Institution, and are
dedicated to the acquisition, care, study, and exhibition of works in their
collections.

The Education Specialist, School and Teacher Programs is a key member of
the Freer|Sackler Education team. The individual’s primary responsibilities
are to plan, implement, market, and evaluate a full range of education
programs and services for K-12 students and educators. The principal goal
of this position is to introduce the collection, object-based teaching
approaches, and interdisciplinary integration to K-12 students and
educators. The ideal candidate has knowledge of the subject matter of the
Galleries’ collections, familiarity with current educational principles and
practices and various curricular frameworks, as well as experience creating
learning opportunities for K-12 students and resources and programs for
educators in an art museum.  S/he should also have experience training
docents, knowledge of new educational technologies, budget management, and
grant writing.  The salary is grade 9 and includes an excellent benefit
package.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter outlining
your qualifications to FSGEducation[[at]]si.edu. Applications will be accepted
until *October 7, 2016*. To learn more about the Freer|Sackler, visit our
website athttp://www.asia.si.edu/.  No phone calls please.



The Smithsonian is an equal opportunity employer.
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