Director, K-College Programs

Los Angeles, California, United States · Education

Description

About the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Based in Los Angeles, the Lucas Museum is a non-profit museum committed to exploring and celebrating the power and significance of visual storytelling. The Museum will feature some of the most compelling, original works of narrative art from around the world through an unprecedented range of visual art forms, including paintings, illustrations, comic art, digital art, photography, along with an in-depth exploration of filmmaking (including storyboards, costumes, animation and visual effects). The Museum is committed to attracting and engaging a large and diverse audience. Construction began in March 2018, and the museum is expected to open in 2022. Learn more at www.lucasmuseum.org

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is firmly committed to: creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds; prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, gender expression, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws; providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

Position Summary (Intent and purpose of the role)

Reporting to the Director of Education, the Director of K-College Programs is responsible for imagining and directing educational initiatives and programs that encourage engagement among educators, students, and the Museum. This role will oversee a team of professional staff responsible for carrying out the vision of the Education Department at the Museum and digitally. This position is responsible for: developing an innovative program roster that inspires 21st century teachers and students to imagine and create; articulating the scope of programming and desired outcomes; and building effective partnerships in order to ensure the Museum is at the forefront of shaping innovative museum education practices for these key audiences.

All staff at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art lead through a deep commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, both within the Museum and with the communities that we serve.

Core competencies for this role

Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities (Key duties or essential priorities for fulfilling the job’s purpose)

Museum Pre-Opening Activities

K – College Strategy, Planning, & Implementation

Staff and Team Management

Requirements

Education & Experience


Skills


Knowledge


Abilities

Benefits

Salary and titles will be assigned commensurate to the successful candidate’s education and experience. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidates


The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is proud to offer the following benefits to our full-time, benefits eligible staff:

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