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Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
61 NE 41st St
Miami, FL, United States

Phone: 3059015272
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Education Programs Manager


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Miami, FL, United States


Education, Other


$52,000.00 per year

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Full time



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Reports To:   
Director of Education and Community Engagement
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Full-Time, Exempt
About ICA Miami
ICA Miami is dedicated to promoting continuous experimentation in contemporary art, advancing new scholarship, and fostering the exchange of art and ideas throughout the Miami region and internationally. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions and programs, and its collection, ICA Miami provides an important international platform for the work of local, emerging, and under-recognized artists, and advances the public appreciation and understanding of the most innovative art of our time. The Museum is deeply committed to providing open, public access to artistic excellence by offering year-round free admission.
Position Summary:
We seek a forward-thinking education leader, strategic thinker, relationship builder, and experienced manager to join our team as our Education Programs Manager. The Education Programs Manager reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement and is responsible for the development, administration and management the Museum’s education programs for school-based audience and creative youth. This position is responsible for the implementation of all facets of education program delivery, including but not limited to: conception, development and coordination with teaching artists, schools and capturing and analyzing pre- and post-program evaluations.

This position oversees the coordination and delivery of the Museum’s online-learning initiatives with outreach to local and regional schools; develops and strengthens new and emerging relationships; and collaborates with educators to ensure programs meet their needs. They will also oversee the implementation of ICA Miami’s key education initiatives; Young Artists Initiative (YAI), School Initiatives, and Portfolio Prep.

The ideal candidate is a creative, big-picture thinker and networker, building opportunities for our Education department. They are an open-minded, strong collaborator, working with all departments within the Museum especially with the Curatorial and Visitor Experience departments, to create compelling educational content & experiences in support of a broad range of interpretive and exhibit projects. They are committed to the professional development and mentorship of their team of teaching artists and are a passionate educator, developing new methodologies and best practices for engaging youth, opening minds, and building skills.
ICA Miami is especially interested in candidates whose backgrounds and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion with culturally diverse audiences.

An ideal candidate will implement programs to advance learning, participation, and engagement for children, teens, and educators, from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs. They will work with the Director of Education and Community Engagement and their team to set strategies for growth, as well as measurable quarterly and annual priorities. The Education Programs Manager also supervises contracted teaching artists, who function as program instructors and works with their team to design and implement a robust curriculum to expand visual literacy and enhance students’ skill set.

Job Requirements:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following main focus areas:
  • Oversee, evaluate, and support part-time, contracted teaching artists to ensure the successful implementation of Young Artists Initiative, Portfolio Prep and School Initiatives
  • Collaborate with teaching artists to develop curriculum, measurable outcomes, and student evaluations for their programs
  • Collaborate with curatorial and visitor services departments to develop exhibition curriculum and resources
  • Develop trainings, resources, measurable outcomes and evaluations for online learning, education, and accessible tours
  • Develop and lead training workshops MDPS teachers and teaching artists to contribute to scholarship in the field
  • Develop collaborative relationships with teachers and administrators in the Miami-Dade Public Schools system
  • Develop and oversee the museum’s internship program by working with museum directors to develop duties and projects for interns, implement training for interns
  • Submit semester reports to Director of Education and Community Engagement that reflect student learning and achievement of outcomes
  • Work with Director of Education and Community Engagement to develop YAI alumni programming including, tracking, recruitment, and recognition
  • Additional responsibilities and initiatives as needed
 Education, Qualifications, Competences, Skills Required
  • Bachelor's degree in art education, museum education, education, or a related field in the humanities;
  • Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice
  • At least four years of experience in a museum setting, including planning and implementing relevant and creative object-based museum education programs for school audiences
  • Demonstrated excellence in gallery-based teaching with diverse audiences, including K–12
  • Must be extremely detail oriented, hands-on knowledge of best practices in community engagement and sustainability community relationship building
  • Strong understanding of the social and emotional needs of different stages of youth development
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills
  • Experience supervising staff, developing evaluation methods and measurable outcomes
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of community-based organizations
  • Reflective practitioner, who can undertake multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities
​How to Apply 
Please forward a cover letter and resume to with Education Programs Manager in the subject line.
Equal Employment Opportunities 
ICA Miami provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ICA Miami complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.