Associate Educator, Interpretation, Research, and Digital Learning, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an associate educator, Interpretation, Research, and Digital Learning for the Education Department who will work collaboratively with educators, curators, Digital Media, and others to develop, implement, and evaluate engaging and accessible digital resources and experiences related to MoMA’s collection and exhibitions for a wide range of audiences. Reporting to the director, Interpretation, Research, and Digital Learning, the incumbent will have the following specific responsibilities:

Coordinates the production and maintenance of online courses for a global audience, including working on instructional design, content strategy, and content development, and serving as a primary liaison with digital learning partners and platforms.

Develops digital content related to the collection and exhibitions, including audio tours, podcasts, and videos.

Contributes to prototypes and conducts user testing for the Museum’s Web and mobile platforms and other digital products.

Consults on Museum-wide digital initiatives and participates in cross-departmental groups concerned with digital planning and innovation, interpretive support and engagement, and other related topics.

Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree in museum studies, art history, museum education or related field, and five years relevant experience working in a museum setting, or equivalent. Demonstrated project management and teamwork experience. In-depth knowledge of modern and contemporary art. Ability to communicate professionally in all formats, including strong writing skills. Demonstrated experience and willingness to innovate and experiment with new modes of engagement with modern and contemporary art-both in the Museum and on an increasing number of digital platforms. Highly collaborative style with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with a diverse group of colleagues within the institution and externally. High level of judgment and accountability. Given volume of projects, must have the ability to organize and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Expert-level skills in Microsoft Office suite, Apple operating system and software (including Final Cut Pro), Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, WordPress, Premiere, and InDesign), and basic HTML. Experience using authoring tools for content creation and tracking statistics for a variety of purposes. Video and audio production skills. Experience producing content for online platforms-including blogging platforms and social media, and an interest in applying these tools for educational purposes.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit resume and cover letter (preferably in one PDF format), including salary requirements, to jobs@moma.org. Please reference the position title in the subject line.

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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About Sara Bodinson

Sara Bodinson is Director, Interpretation, Research & Digital Learning at The Museum of Modern Art. She joined MoMA in 2000, coordinating internships for college and graduate students as well as well as programs and web initiatives for teens (Red Studio). In 2009, she was named Director, Interpretation & Research, overseeing the Museum's interpretive planning process and the development of resources including interpretive texts, audio tours, apps, games, MoMA Learning, as well as qualitative visitor research and evaluation. In 2015, her responsibilities expanded to oversee MoMA’s digital learning initiatives, including massive open online courses (Modern Art & Ideas, Seeing Through Photographs, In the Studio, Fashion as Design), podcasts (A Piece of Work), Wikipedia edit-a-thons (including Art + Feminism, WikiArte) and more. Bodinson holds a BA in art history and film studies from Smith College and an MA in art history from Hunter College, where she wrote her thesis about the Arab Image Foundation. She is also a member of the executive committee of the Professional Organization of Women in the Arts, the Editorial Team of Post: Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art Around the Globe, and the Museum Visiting Committee at the Smith College Museum of Art.