Cascadia Art Museum seeks PT Museum Educator

Cascadia Art Museum seeks PT Museum Educator

Founded in 2015, Cascadia Art Museum is an educational nonprofit organization that celebrates the rich tradition of Northwest visual art and design from 1860-1970. The museum provides enriching experiences for the community and visitors alike through original exhibitions, public programs, publications, and educational outreach. Cascadia Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Summary:
Cascadia Art Museum is looking for a part-time Museum Educator to join our team. The Museum Educator delivers education programs for all ages from youth to seniors including Cascadia Art for Schools, Family Art Workshops, Cascadia Teen Ambassadors, Lecture Series, Senior & Public Tours, and Senior Art Club. The Museum Educator is a public-facing member of the team and reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Director of Operations.

• Supports the production of Cascadia’s education programs and educational resources
• Facilitate tours and art-making activities for Cascadia Art for Schools, Senior Tours, Public Tours, and Senior Art Club utilizing provided lesson plans and curriculum
• Assist the Community Engagement Manager in the facilitation of Cascadia Teen Ambassadors
• Act as a friendly and gracious representative of Cascadia Art Museum when interacting with the public and program participants
• Assist the Cascadia team with museum-wide projects and events such as community festivals and educational outreach
• Prepare and organize art materials for workshops and Cascadia Art for Schools, and maintain a clean and organized storage space
• Assist in various education administrative duties including managing registration lists and tour schedules
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in art education, education, or museum education/studies or
• Experience in a museum or art education; desired experience teaching in a museum or classroom setting
• Ability to follow lesson plans and help participants achieve stated learning goals
• Ability to effectively manage a classroom of up to 30 students
• Experience with Visual Thinking Strategies desired
• Strong facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Comfortable using basic art-making materials
• Proven ability to work effectively and flexibly in a team environment
• Strong problem solving and flexibility skills
• Ability to understand and interpret educational needs and develop effective solutions
• Dependability, punctuality, and a team player

Travel, Working Conditions, and Physical Requirements:
• Ability to continuously exchange information through listening and talking with program participants, staff, volunteers, and individuals in the community
• Ability to lift objects (up to 25 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time
• Travel to local elementary schools or community festivals
• Must be able to work weekends and some evenings

Hours and Compensation
Employment Type: Part-time, up to 24 hours a week, non-exempt.
Compensation: $17 per hour
Location: Edmonds, WA

Please send cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Lauren Carroll-Bolger, Community Engagement Manager, at with position title in the subject line.

Position is open until filled.