The Farnsworth Art Museum seeks a creative and collaborative Academic Programs Coordinator to join the Learning & Engagement department. The core responsibilities of this role include supporting arts integration and K-12 programming at the museum, primarily the Farnsworth’s Arts@theIntersection year-long program. The Farnsworth Art Museum is located in Rockland, Maine and the Academic Programs Coordinator role is an on-site position with some travel required throughout the area. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Academic Programs, the coordinator will provide support for the implementation of our Arts@theIntersection program, a year-long arts integration program working with midcoast Maine area middle and high school students. This position will also work closely with Learning and Engagement staff members to develop core components of K-12 online learning units to align with current education standards and collections-based learning in museum environments.  This position  supports department program implementation as needed.


  • Coordinate and implement educational programs and workshops to support Arts@theIntersection as well as special educator events
  • Work with Senior Manager of Academic Programs in Arts@theIntersection partner classrooms throughout year-long arts integration program
  • Engage directly with local classroom educators and teaching artists to support implementation of Arts@theIntersection program
  • Assist and support with DEAI based youth learning initiatives including select K-12 group tours and workshop engagements 
  • Contribute to and collaborate with L & E team on social media content and other media needed for promotion of youth learning initiatives and programs
  • Maintain database and tracking on youth learning programs
  • Maintain working knowledge of applicable technology to support the development and production of online classroom units for youth audiences
  • Provide general administrative support for Arts@theIntersection program and student-based programs as needed
  • Occasional Evening and weekend work required for supporting L & E and/or museum programs as needed


  • BA with 2-3 yrs teaching experience in a classroom or museum setting preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and passion for working with young people across many abilities and interests
  • Ability to work cross-departmentally and collaboratively
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work on multiple projects; problem solving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest and/or background in working in the arts to support community learning 

Salary: $42,000 – $44,000

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 31st and will continue until position is filled.

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