Marwen Opportunities

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Marwen welcomes staff and teaching artists from all backgrounds, industries, and skillsets. We believe our inclusive community helps us better serve our mission to provide free arts courses and college and career counseling to Chicago youth from under-resourced communities and schools.

Current Job Openings

Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

  • Artists who want to share their practice with youth.
  • College age students interested in working with youth.
  • Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.
  • Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

Criteria

  • Degree not required, seeking practicing artists within following mediums: Digital photography, darkroom photography, film, animation/time-based media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fashion and fibers, and painting and drawing.
  • Interested in candidates with experience in the following fields: Community Organizations, Mentorship Programs, Youth Programs, Cultural Organization, Camps and/or After School Programs.
  • Very interested in candidates with experience in working with youth from under-resourced school and communities.
  • Flexibility, dependability, and strong communication skills.
  • Marwen Alumni Criteria: At least 1 year outside of High School.

 

For a full description and application instructions, click on "Download Requirements." Applications for Summer 2019 Term are due April 14.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All returning Studio Facilitators should read and download a separate application form found here.

Studio Facilitator (Summer 2019)
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Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

  • Artists who want to share their practice with youth.
  • College age students interested in working with youth.
  • Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.
  • Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

Criteria

  • Degree not required, seeking practicing artists within following mediums: Digital photography, darkroom photography, film, animation/time-based media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fashion and fibers, and painting and drawing.
  • Interested in candidates with experience in the following fields: Community Organizations, Mentorship Programs, Youth Programs, Cultural Organization, Camps and/or After School Programs.
  • Very interested in candidates with experience in working with youth from under-resourced school and communities.
  • Flexibility, dependability, and strong communication skills.
  • Marwen Alumni Criteria: At least 1 year outside of High School.

 

For a full description and application instructions, click on "Download Requirements." Applications for Summer 2019 Term are due April 14.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All returning Studio Facilitators should read and download a separate application form found here.

Marwen hires exceptional practicing artists to teach courses that encourage creative thinking through instruction in a variety of visual art media. Three times per year, we seek teaching artists of all disciplines (particularly digital media, graphic design, video, photography, fashion, ceramics, painting, comics and street art). Teaching artist are not required to have a post-secondary degree but are required to have an artistic practice and previous experience as a lead teaching artist, working with youth.

 

To apply, click "Download Requirements" for New Teaching Artist Proposal Information. We accept course proposals year round; included in this form are submission deadlines for Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 terms.

 

Note: Candidates with no prior lead-teaching experience may consider our Studio Facilitator (i.e., teaching assistant) positions to gain experience and professional development.

Teaching Artist (Fall 2019)
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Marwen hires exceptional practicing artists to teach courses that encourage creative thinking through instruction in a variety of visual art media. Three times per year, we seek teaching artists of all disciplines (particularly digital media, graphic design, video, photography, fashion, ceramics, painting, comics and street art). Teaching artist are not required to have a post-secondary degree but are required to have an artistic practice and previous experience as a lead teaching artist, working with youth.

 

To apply, click "Download Requirements" for New Teaching Artist Proposal Information. We accept course proposals year round; included in this form are submission deadlines for Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 terms.

 

Note: Candidates with no prior lead-teaching experience may consider our Studio Facilitator (i.e., teaching assistant) positions to gain experience and professional development.

Dedicated to Art, Education, and Community

General inquiries are always welcome.

For full and part-time staff positions, contact careers@marwen.org

For internships, contact internships@marwen.org

For Teaching Artist opportunities, learn more here.

For Studio Facilitator opportunities, learn more here.

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