Classification: Part Time/Variable/Exempt
**Note: This is a one year contract**
Reporting to the Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement and as a member of the Education and Community Engagement Department, the Teaching Artist will collaborate with a team of Museum Educators and help mentor UCI students as Museum Art Educators, provides work direction and supervision to lower-level educators to helps build relationships with partner K-12 schools, and the University. Researches, develops, implements, and presents museum education programs about collections, exhibitions, research, and related subject area content, to enhance public understanding. Coordinates programmatic logistics, including schedules, resources, budgets and training. The Teaching Artist develops lesson plans and scripts, team-teaches lessons developed in collaboration with the Museum Art Educator for the Education Department’s Virtual School Visit and Langson IMCA’s multi-visit program.
For a complete job description, including candidate requirements, and compensation information please visit https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/jobs/13652221-teaching-artist
UCI Student Opportunities
The application period for Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024 - 2025 is now open.
Applications are reviewed as they are received. Interviews will be scheduled for March and April.
Department: Visitor Experience
Classification: Part-time / Hourly
Gallery Guides report to the Assistant Director, Visitor Experience with oversight from the Visitor Experience Coordinator. The Gallery Guide position combines the responsibilities of art protection with museum information and art appreciation.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to,
- Greeting visitors as they enter the interim museum
- Ensuring that all visitors have proper access
- Protecting the artwork on view
- Enforcing museum visitor policies during public hours
- Recording attendance
- Responding to questions about the art, artists, and exhibitions on view; parking; hours, upcoming exhibitions and public programs; school visits; and group visits
- Participate in paid training for each exhibition
The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a public-facing position, enjoys engaging with diverse publics, is willing to assert themselves when needed to enforce policies and protect artwork, and demonstrates independent judgment, discretion, and initiative.
Registered UCI undergraduate or graduate student (all majors welcomed)
Punctuality and attendance
Must be able to commit to at least one shift per week (Tuesday through Saturday: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, 12:30 – 4:30 pm, or 9:30 am – 4:30 pm)
Previous experience in retail, hospitality, or customer service
Experience/interest in working in a dynamic environment with periods of work that are busy and slow
Experience with, knowledge of, appreciation for, or interest in visual art
Familiarity with museum education, museum studies, and/or object-centered learning
Fluency in a second language (supports Langson IMCA’s mission to be welcoming and engaging with all visitors, including those who do not speak English or have limited English proficiency)
Other or Working Conditions
Langson IMCA's interim museum is located 2 miles from campus and accessible by car, OCTA bus, or bike.
Langson IMCA may provide required attire (t-shirt or sweatshirt) and badge for all gallery guides.
Academic Year: $16 per hour; up to 19.5 hours per week during the academic year
Summer: $16 per hour, up to 40 hours per week
Apply via Handshake (Job #8658654) or submit resume and letter of interest by email to Julie Delliquanti, Assistant Director, Visitor Experience, at firstname.lastname@example.org.