The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Post‐Baccalaureate Fellow in Museum Education will be considered a professional member of the Museum's education staff. Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, the Fellow will research works of art, develop interpretation materials, and deliver community programs. The Fellow will also work on other projects related to Museum Education and Interpretation. Ongoing professional development provided by our experienced Museum staff and professionals within the field ensures that the Education Fellow leaves the program with extensive experience teaching and programming for a variety of audiences, and with a completed professional teaching portfolio.
Under the supervision of the Curator of Education, develop and deliver education programs to K-12 school groups and audiences enrolled in summer programs.
Manage reservations, student staffing, materials, and work spaces used for extramural group programs.
Manage museum community days and and on-site events including Saturday programming.
Assist The Curator of Education in managing campus programs that introduce the Dickinson community to museum studies and The Trout Gallery.
Manage the museum's participation in selected local festivals and events.
Assist The Curator of Education in developing teacher-training programs for Dickinson students working in Education at The Gallery: mentor and provide feedback regarding art education. Other Duties:
Works on‐site three Saturdays per month. Supports Trout Ambassador and Dickinson campus initiatives related to art‐making and graphic design. Maintain and organize art supplies, equipment, and space in the museum's Mumper Stuart Education Center. Attend professional conferences and keep abreast of trends in the field of art education. Attending museum openings and other events to maintain campus and community relationships.
Department: Trout Gallery
Bachelor's degree in Studio Art, Education, Art Education, Art History, Museum Studies
Teaching Certification preferred
Internal Number: 5759
About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.