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Head of Museum Education
The Head of Museum Education at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum guides the creative vision, strategic development, and implementation of academic and public educational programs at the Kemper Art Museum. A leadership position reporting to the Museum director, the Head of Museum Education is responsible for advancing the Museum’s mission to provide excellence in object-based learning and engage the campus population, its visitors and alumni, the St. Louis region, and the global art community. The position plays a vital role in teaching visual literacy and critical thinking skills based on the Museum’s collection and exhibitions, developing tours, educational guides, and public programs that interpret curatorial and art historical scholarship for a broad range of audiences. The Head of Museum Education will build on existing programs and implement new ones to deepen community engagement; oversee the integration of Museum resources into university curriculum; and collaborate with partners both on and off campus to build diverse Museum audiences. As a member of the senior staff, the Head of Museum Education contributes to the formulation and achievement of short- and long-range institutional goals. The position supervises the University Academic Programs Coordinator, the Assistant Educator, student educators, and other part-time student assistants. 

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that reports to the Director & Chief Curator.

Application Instructions
For the complete posting, full requirements, and application, visit the Washington University employment website at jobs.wustl.edu, reference number 44416, or use this link.

Please provide three references and submit work samples (maximum ten pages).

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