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Job Opportunity: Fallingwater Assistant Curator of Education

Published February 17, 2015



Position Title

Assistant Curator of Education


February 20th.


The successful candidate will have:

  • A master’s degree in education (preferable art or architecture related museum studies or a closely related field of study).
  • A minimum of three to five years’ of experience teaching at the 3-12 grade level or the equivalent teaching experience in museums.
  • Must have the ability to craft and implement educational programming and have proven experience with educational program assessment and evaluation.

The education department has constructed a culture of relationship-building, collaboration and teamwork, professional expertise, and positive communication.  The successful candidate will readily fit into this culture and will work to motivate, lead, problem solve and set a positive example to a wide variety of individuals.  Must be a superb listener, an excellent writer and speaker, and be organized and efficient.  Prior experience supervising others and managing budgets is strongly preferred.  Grant writing experience would be a plus.


Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is seeking an Assistant Curator for museum education.  This position will assist with the daily supervision of all education department-related responsibilities including: interpretive content, techniques, methods, materials, and policies; the development, delivery, and coordination of on-site and off-site educational programs; and grant writing assistance.  This position reports to the Curator of Education and is located in Mill Run, PA, in the heart of the Laurel Highlands.

How to Apply

This is a full time position offering a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits package and the chance to work on educational programs for an architectural masterpiece.  The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an inclusive organization and we encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply.

Interested applicants should send a letter, resume and salary requirements to and list Assistant Curator in the subject line of the email.

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