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Museum Educator Freer Gallery

Museum Educator - Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Position

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Washington, DC)

Timeframe: Full-time, through November 30, 2019

Reports to: Nancy Micklewright, Head, Public and Scholarly Engagement 

Start date: March 2019

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2019

The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian ‘s museums of Asian Art, are looking for a contractor to support the work of the Education unit in three specific areas:  designing and coordinating program elements for professional development programs for teachers; developing online curriculum material for K-12 students based on objects in the F|S collection of Chinese Art; and providing targeted assistance for Visitor Experience on a daily basis and specifically for the annual Volunteer Appreciation Event. 75% of the work will take place at the Freer|Sackler. The remaining research portion of web-based lesson plans may be conducted off-site.

This is a full-time contract. Work will begin as soon as possible and will continue through November 30, 2019. Pending funding and satisfactory performance, there is the possibility of a one year extension with a similar range of duties. 

A minimum of two to three years of experience in relevant aspects of museum education or online curriculum development and familiarity with Chinese art history is highly desirable. 

For the complete Statement of Work and instructions for submitting a quote, please email FSGAsiaEducation@si.edu. Quotes, including a cover letter, resume and names of two references must be received by February 15, 2019 at the address indicated on the RFQ.