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Museum Educator

Job Responsibilities

The Morgan Library & Museum is accepting applications for the position of part-time Museum Educators to teach a variety of school programs for students from elementary to high school. School programs are based on the Morganís permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, with an emphasis on illuminated manuscripts, drawings, and architecture. The program is taught at the Morgan and serves schools in all five boroughs. This is an on-call position that requires teaching one or two classes a week during the school year.


Training is required and will start in the Fall of 2014.


  • College degree in history, art history, or fine arts required. Masters' preferred.
  • Background in the field of education.
  • Proficiency in using inquiry-based teaching techniques with children in grades K to 12.
  • Familiarity with New York City Social Studies and Art Curricula.
  • Careful and rigorous approach to research.
  • Experience with book arts preferred
  • Experience with the arts as it relates to books (e.g., illuminations, design, binding, history/art history) preferred.
  • Fluency in French and Spanish a plus.

Compensation: Competitive

To apply: Applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to

Human Resources

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