Education Associate

Sun Valley Museum of Art   Ketchum, ID   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 8, 2022

Seeking an innovative and creative educator to join our team to work with museum professionals, teachers and community members and support curricular learning goals through visual arts. This position is responsible for the planning, co-teaching and administration of SVMoA’s In-school Classroom Enrichment Program for grades 6-12 as well as the development, implementation and administration of The Museum’s Visual Arts Education Programs. The ideal candidate will have classroom experience and a strong desire to deepen and reinforce core curriculum through integrative arts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and work collaboratively with Blaine County educators to plan and facilitate classroom enrichment projects annually, ensuring a balance of grades, schools and subjects
  • Ensure the necessary materials are prepared for all projects and manage art supplies and
    maintenance of art materials in the Ketchum and Hailey classrooms
  • Document hands-on projects through written lesson plans for digital publication
  • Develop and implement art projects/experiences specific to each exhibition for Student
    Exhibition Tours, including training docents and assisting as necessary
  • Develop and implement family programming events specific to museum exhibitions
  • Develop and implement interactive Art Lab activities and family visitor guides specific to each exhibition
  • Plan and teach Family and Youth Programs including Afternoon Art, Summer Art Camps,
    and Smart Art classes
  • Attend Education staff meetings, Program Committee meetings and Educator Advisory meetings as required
  • Be a representative of the SVMoA while in the school setting as well as the community

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Support SVMoA’s mission and vision through an understanding of the scope of programming offered
  • Serve as support to the Administrative Assistant at the front desk, providing coverage during time of high-ticket sales, sickness, or vacation
  • Support development efforts during Wine Auction and other duties as assigned

For full description and qualifications visit svmoa.org under “Employment.”


Sun Valley Museum of Art

191 Fifth Street E.
Ketchum , ID
svmoa.org