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Sheldon Museum of Art seeks a creative and versatile assistant curator of education to work collaboratively as part of the museum's education department in developing innovative pedagogical and philosophical approaches to teaching from original works of art for diverse audiences of all ages. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching and preparing multimodal curriculum and learning activities, supporting outreach and student engagement, collecting and assessing data, supporting general operations of the education department, and contributing to museum-wide activities from exhibition planning to fundraising to marketing. Primarily responsible for managing Sheldon’s K–12 education and outreach activities, the assistant curator of education coordinates the long-standing Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) tour program inclusive of docent-educator recruitment, training, evaluation, and liaising with LPS stakeholders. Reporting to the curator of academic programs, this position also supports all facets of Sheldon's education initiatives in accordance with the museum’s mission, which is increasingly emphasizing the University of Nebraska campus community.

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Sheldon Museum of Art seeks a membership specialist to play a critical role in raising operating funds and providing community outreach support. This position is responsible for all aspects of managing the Sheldon Art Association (SAA) membership program including: providing excellent customer service; strategic planning and growth; benefits delivery; developing effective communication and marketing strategies; and increasing and improving member renewal, retention, upgrades, and acquisition. The position is responsible for managing the member/donor database, including processing acknowledgements and payments. The membership specialist provides critical support to development program activities including for special events, annual campaigns and prospect research, and serves as an administrative liaison to the SAA board of trustees.

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