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Assistant Curator of Education

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Assistant Curator of Education

Department this Position Reports to

Hood Museum of Art

Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

Hanover, NH

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

The Assistant Curator of Education serves as a liaison from the Hood Museum of Art to schools (Pre-K through high school), integrating the museum’s collection within the school curriculum through educational programs. This includes developing and implementing collections-based teaching strategies and engagement resources for free-choice gallery learning.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, museum studies or education, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of related experience, especially in teaching and community-based collaborations.
  • Commitment to working within the intersection of museum practice and social justice work.
  • Excellent written and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to make connections between works of art and the ideas they embody and diverse disciplines across the curriculum.
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously, meet multiple deadlines, and remain organized.
  • Ability to participate in evening and weekend events.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in art history, museum studies or education, or a related field.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Ramie Speicher

Department Contact Phone Number

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Neely McNulty, Hood Foundation Curator of Education

Department Contact's Phone Number

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Education Program Development - Develops and implements accessible education programs and resources for regional school, teen, and adult audiences guided by the museum’s strategic plan for audience engagement. Creates and implements outreach strategies to strengthen and build strategic partnerships with community schools and other organizations, and identify new opportunities for diversifying community engagement; participates in evaluation of exhibitions, programs, and initiatives.

Percentage Of Time



Administration – Manages the Hood’s docent program.

Percentage Of Time



Teaching – Regularly facilitates community-based tours for all ages; participates on a team to design strategies for non-guided visitor learning, including the use of new technologies, incorporating current research on audience engagement.

Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1

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