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University of Rochester Expanded Learning Collaboration Teaching Artist - 231679 in Rochester, New York

Expanded Learning Collaboration Teaching Artist Job ID 231679

Location Memorial Art Gallery Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 000 Memorial Art Gallery



The Teaching Artist sets the tone, pace, and project scope of the art making portion of the ELC program. Responsible for developing age-appropriate, hands-on projects that support or reflect the program curriculum and grade level. Responsible for project planning, demonstration, instruction, and the management and requesting of all art making supplies. Works professionally and compatibly with all members of the ELC team, and specifically with the museum educator regarding classroom behavior management. This is a 9-month position, with possible additional time as reported for preparation and evaluation before and after the program runs.

• Establishes and maintains an organized, well-managed, welcoming classroom environment that encourages student participation • Responsible for preparing and teaching lessons at the Memorial Art Gallery • Maintains accurate records of projects and curriculum connections; submits attendance and other pertinent data to the Director of Academic Programs • Evaluates student performance per guidelines set by the Director of Academic Programs • Provides students with assistance, guidance, and encouragement• Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject and medium• Adheres to all University of Rochester and Memorial Art Gallery policies• Participates in mandatory meetings and trainings • Planning/prep/set-up/clean-up time not to exceed three hours per class, in addition to class time with students• Guides and directs the work of the Teaching Assistant to help manage classroom behavior and achieve outlined program goals


Bachelor’s degree in studio art or a related discipline. 1-2 years related experience teaching art to young learners or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, chaperones, administrators and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.


Previous classroom/studio teaching experience.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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