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Education and Events Intern - Paid

Hockaday Museum of Art
Job Description
Museum Education and Events Intern
June 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017
30-35 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday (must be able to work evenings and other weekend hours for special events)
Up to $2,500 stipend for the term, depending on funding. 
 
Reports to:                  Executive Director, Education Director
Works closely with:      Education Director, museum staff, and volunteers
 
About Us: The Hockaday Museum of Art's mission is to enrich the cultural life of our community and region, and preserve the artistic legacy of Montana and Glacier National Park. The Museum maintains a collection and offers rotating exhibits by nationally renowned and emerging artists, in addition to a permanent exhibit of Glacier National Park art and culture. Exhibit programming provides hands-on activities for children that changes along with the rotating exhibits.
Art classes and outreach programs are important components of our educational offerings. During 2016, we provided art education to over 5,000 students through classes on-site and school visits. Our goal for the summer of 2017 is to expand our offerings through summer programs. We are partnering with Kalispell Parks and Recreation to provide a summer education series for grades 4-8. The Museum and Education Events intern will be an integral part in helping to develop and implement these programs, which includes researching education activities for our upcoming 50th Anniversary celebration.
Please visit http://www.hockadaymuseum.org/ for more information.
 
Job Description:
  • Represent the Hockaday Museum at summer programming events, both on and off-site
  • Assist with public programs and events which includes: leading children’s activities, teaching art classes, manning booths, and set-up and tear down of events
  • Work with the Education Director in developing new programming and curriculum, including on-site, online, and in school programs
  • Research historic and contemporary topics relevant to new and existing programs
  • Submit end of summer report to Executive Director, topics discussed upon hire
  • Other duties may include completing maintenance/administrative tasks associated with the programs described above, attending routine organizational and departmental meetings and events, and participating in various training opportunities, as appropriate
 
Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in an education or art program at Flathead Valley Community College or similar post-secondary institution and returning to or beginning full-time studies in the 2017 Fall Semester
  • Ability to work individually with limited supervision, as well as collaboratively
  • Prior experience with elementary aged students a plus, but not required.
  • Personable, outgoing, and a desire to assist with a variety of projects
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Successful candidate will be required to submit to a Federal background check including fingerprinting. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of the background check and passing physical/health/drug screening if applicable
Application Process and Timeline:
All internship applications for Summer 2017 must be submitted no later than April 1, 2017.
Applications must be submitted via e-mail to hr@hockadaymuseum.org as follows: 
  • Subject Line:  “Education and Events Intern – Summer 2017
  • Submit PDF cover letter and resume.
  • Include the following in your cover letter: 
    • The names, professional affiliations, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two references, at least one of which must be academic
    • Current GPA
 
The Hockaday Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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