Introduction

Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement

Posted on January 18, 2022

Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement

Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement

The Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement is a member of the senior staff and participates in setting strategy for the organization and all teacher, student and public programming; serves as a liaison to the Intuit board; represents Intuit in the Chicago education and cultural communities as beyond; and serves as Intuit’s point person for inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility initiatives.

The Senior Manager of Learning and Engagement reports to the President and CEO.

Salary range: $45,000–$49,000

Audience Engagement

  • Strategize ways to increase the museum’s audience creatively and effectively through outreach, marketing, education, public programs, partnerships and exhibitions
  • Develop and implement audience evaluation tools to understand the needs and interests of Intuit’s audiences (e.g., surveys, reviews, feedback forms, etc.) in coordination with the board evaluation task force; serve as staff liaison to the task force
  • Generate ongoing and new ways for the museum to participate in city-, nation- and worldwide events (e.g., Black History Month, International Women’s Day, etc.)
  • Focus on ways for Intuit to engage in and leverage current museum-wide discussions, trends and movements to engage a wider audience
  • Engage cross-generational and diverse audiences—including a targeted emphasis on young audiences and audiences of color—with a welcoming and accessible approach
  • Design and develop interactive experiences for Intuit visitors
  • Work directly with the President and CEO and other senior leaders to define the museum’s strategies for programming, engagement and learning
  • Base work on current research and best practices in the fields of museum education, educational psychology, visitor studies and art history

Learning

  • Serve as administrator and director for the Teacher Fellowship Program (TFP)
      • Build relationships with Chicago Public Schools and school leadership at participating TFP schools
      • Recruit and select participating schools and teachers
      • Work with the Education Committee chair to develop, organize and facilitate a series of fall training sessions for participating Chicago Public School teachers
      • Provide guidance and resources to teachers in their curriculum development; review teacher lesson plans, mentor teachers throughout curriculum delivery and make recommendations in alignment with Intuit’s program assessment rubrics
      • Maintain and archive high-quality lesson plans created by TFP teachers
      • Co-curate and oversee installation of annual TFP student art exhibition
  • Oversee the development, distribution, compilation and analysis of surveys and evaluation data related to Intuit’s education program; serve as a resource for all
  • Oversee tours for group tours and school field trips
  • Assist in creating print and digital education materials for exhibitions and workshops
  • Ensure visual and written documentation of teaching activities, lessons, workshops and programs
  • Develop and oversee in-person and virtual public programs in coordination with the public programs team
  • Ensure the timely creation of event descriptions for press releases, e-newsletters and website content

Partnerships

  • Develop partnerships and serve as a liaison to other organizations, including Chicago Public School administration, funders, museums and community organizations
  • Research and develop contacts with schools, universities and community groups
  • Represent Intuit in citywide and national education-related meetings and initiatives
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the board Education Committee; schedule meetings and set agenda in collaboration with the committee chair; communicate with committee members on a regular basis

Administration

  • Work with senior staff to create the annual budget and revenue goals for all areas of responsibility

Qualifications

  • 10 years’ experience in museum education and classroom settings
  • Experience in inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility efforts
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and comfortable with presenting to groups, on camera and online

Application

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Will Deschler at will@art.org.