Current opportunities at CUE 

 

ARTIST EDUCATOR, CUE TEEN COLLECTIVE

CUE Art Foundation seeks an experienced Artist Educator to lead the fall 2017 and winter/spring 2018 sessions of the CUE Teen Collective.

The CUE Teen Collective is a free, after school program designed for NYC high school students interested in pursuing art careers. Participants meet on Thursday afternoons from October through June to investigate the contemporary art world, develop professional skills, and produce a group exhibition in CUE’s gallery space.

The CUE Teen Collective aims to cultivate teens’ personal artistic voices and to expand their notions of what art can be and how artists function within the world today. We pay particular attention to collaboration, non-traditional art and artists, and hybrid career paths. Through field trips, engagement with CUE’s exhibiting artists, and conversations with art professionals, participants are offered unique access to NYC’s art world.

Within this framework, CUE is searching for a practicing artist and educator who is excited to share their perspective and experience with young artists and to shape a curriculum that fosters exploration, experimentation, and critical inquiry.

Responsibilities include:

-       Design and implement an original and student-responsive curriculum to promote teens’ personal artistic development and diverse definitions of art and art careers

-       Work with teens to plan and produce a culminating exhibition in CUE’s gallery space

-       Outreach and coordinate field trips to museums, galleries, and artist studios; facilitate group conversations with artists and art professionals

-       Allow flexibility and incorporate teen voices into program sessions

-       Encourage teens to keep a rigorous sketchbook practice and to share sketches and reflections during regular group discussions

-       Coordinate with the Assistant Artist Educator to document program sessions

-       Communicate promptly and consistently with CUE Programs staff  

-       Participate in student interview and selection process

-       Participate in mid-term and final program evaluations

Qualifications:

-       BA (MA preferred) in studio art, art history, arts or museum education, or a related field

-       Experience working with high school-aged students in a school, museum, or community setting

-       Demonstrated experience in designing an original curriculum

-       Active artistic practice

-       Knowledge of and comfort navigating the New York City arts landscape

-       Strong communication and organizational skills

To apply:

Please submit a resume and letter of interest detailing your experience and pedagogical approach to Shona Masarin-Hurst, Programs Director: admin@cueartfoundation.org Include 'Artist Educator' in the subject line. Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide a sample curriculum.

This is a 1099 independent contractor position, from August 2017 to June 2018. Weekly hours vary, averaging approximately 6 hours per week during the academic year. Artist Educators are paid $55/hour.

This position requires the completion of a background check.

CUE is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ASSISTANT ARTIST EDUCATOR, CUE TEEN COLLECTIVE

CUE Art Foundation seeks a creative youth advocate to co-teach the fall 2017 and winter/spring 2018 sessions of the CUE Teen Collective.

The CUE Teen Collective is a free, after school program designed for NYC high school students interested in pursuing art careers. Participants meet on Thursday afternoons from October through June to investigate the contemporary art world, develop professional skills, and produce a group exhibition in CUE’s gallery space.

The CUE Teen Collective aims to cultivate teens’ personal artistic voices and to expand their notions of what art can be and how artists function within the world today. We pay particular attention to collaboration, non-traditional art and artists, and hybrid career paths. Through field trips, engagement with CUE’s exhibiting artists, and conversations with art professionals, participants are offered unique access to NYC’s art world.

Within this framework, CUE is searching for an Assistant Artist Educator who is excited to share their perspective and experience with young artists and to help shape a curriculum that fosters exploration, experimentation, and critical inquiry.

Responsibilities include:

-       Assist in the design and implementation of an original and student-responsive curriculum to promote teens’ personal artistic development and diverse definitions of art and art careers

-       Work with teens to plan and produce a culminating exhibition in CUE’s gallery space

-       Help to outreach and plan field trips to museums, galleries, and artist studios; participate in group conversations with artists and art professionals

-       Allow flexibility and incorporate teen voices into program sessions

-       Encourage teens to keep a rigorous sketchbook practice and to share sketches and reflections during regular group discussions

-       Coordinate with the Artist Educator to document program sessions

-       Communicate promptly and consistently with the Artist Educator and CUE Programs staff 

-       Participate in student interview and selection process

-       Participate in mid-term and final program evaluations

Qualifications:

-       BA in studio art, art history, arts or museum education, or a related field

-       Interest in pursuing a career in education or youth work

-       Experience working with teens in a school, museum, or community setting

-       Strong communication and organizational skills

To apply:

Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Shona Masarin-Hurst, Programs Director: admin@cueartfoundation.org. Include 'Assistant Artist Educator' in the subject line.

This is a 1099 independent contractor position, from August 2017 to June 2018. Weekly hours vary, averaging approximately 4 hours per week during the academic year. Assistant Artist Educators are paid $35/hour.

This position requires the completion of a background check.

CUE is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.