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Museum of Contemporary Art-North Miami
770 N.E. 125th Street
North Miami, FL, United States

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Youth Education Manager


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North Miami, FL, United States




$45,000.00 per year

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Job Description:

The Youth Education Manager is a highly flexible administrator, and will work in tandem with the Curator of Education to ensure all workshops, outreaches, camps, classes, and other youth educational programs run smoothly and effectively. MOCA North Miami seeks a creative, organized individual who has experience both inside and outside an arts classroom.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Hire all MOCA Educators, and ensure that the educator’s curriculum fits the MOCA mission.
  • Hire Studio Assistants to aid in the proper care and maintenance of the supplies in the studio.
  • Hire Summer Camp Manager to supervise day-to-day camp programming, MOCA Summer Educators, and camp counselors.
  • Assist in the development of all youth program curricula. 
  • Assist in the development of promotional materials in partnership with communications department. 
  • Build out program registration forms in Altru for all youth education programs.
  • Aid in supervision and instruction of programs including those that occur on weekends.
  • Manage all data tracking for education department grants, including ensuring all service projects, fieldtrips, and visiting artists are properly scheduled and tracked, and all data is submitted clearly and correctly to the development department.
  • Attend all county-mandated grant training sessions.
  • Track and maintain budgets within youth education programs.
  • Maintain visual documentation of all youth education programs in tandem with the communications department.
  • Seek opportunities for external partnerships to further youth education programs, in coordination with the Director of Community Engagement.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations as they pertain to youth education programs. 
  • Maintain all data including attendance, dates, and surveys as required.
  • Support the development of a volunteer and internship program within the museum.
  • Order and track all art supply purchases. 
  • Help prep for workshops, outreaches, and other programs.
  • Work with the Curator of Education to ensure strategic goals are being met.
  • Be well informed on other MOCA programs and actively communicate opportunities at MOCA with guests.
  • Teach outreach education and off-site workshops when necessary.
  • Assist at any museum events as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have 3 years of experience in the Visual Arts field. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with children in an educational setting.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Preferably a Bachelors in Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline.
  • Position may require occasional lifting of 25 pounds or less.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Knowledge of Altru. 
  • Knowledge of Miami-Dade County grant process.
This is a full-time, salaried position requiring some evening and weekend hours. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.

Reports to: Curator of Education
Supervises: Teaching Artists, Studio Assistants, and other contracted vendors as needed.
Compensation: $45,000 - $50,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package 
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to with subject YOUTH EDUCATION MANAGER. No phone calls please.
MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. 

MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.

MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.

MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.

MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts.