MODA Staff

 

Executive Director: Laura Flusche, Ph.D., phone: 404.979.6455

Associate Director: Clare Timmerman, phone: 404-856-5964

Development Manager:  Linda Sheldon, phone: 404.856.5963

Education Coordinator: Aditi Tolia-Pande, phone: 404.856.5962

Design Thinking and Innovation Educator: Brigid Drozda, phone: 404.979-6455

3D Printing Guru: Neil Miller, phone 404.979.6455

Membership Associate: Nia Mosby

Exhibitions and Education Assistant: Meredith White

Patron Services & Design Bar Instructors:  Neil Miller, Tracy McClinton, Nia Mosby

Director of Communications: Carrie Whitney, phone: 404.822.1078

 

Employment at MODA

Camp Directors

Every summer MODA offers a variety of camps that develop STEAM skills and teach the Design Thinking methodology. Each camp is one week long. Some last a full day while others last a half day. The camps are offered at different locations around Atlanta.

We are looking for qualified teachers and professionals to lead camps over the summer.

  • Implement the camp program for each week and insure its educational quality and its adherence to the styles and standards of MODA’s educational program
  • Collaborate with the Director of Education to create a weekly curriculum that will challenge each student in their knowledge of the subject matter of the camp
  • Ensure inclusion of all campers in all activities
  • Create challenging activity modifications for more advanced campers
  • Supervise camper drop-off and pick-up
  •  Direct campers throughout the daily schedule
  • Communicate with parents to ensure all concerns are addresses
  • Handle any emergencies that might arise in the course of a day
  • Ensure that campers with special dietary or medical needs are accommodated
  • Use classroom management strategies to maintain a respectful environment while fostering open-ended, student-driven learning
  • Ensure that campers receive individual attention
  • Ensure that each camper’s knowledge of the subject matter of the camp progresses over the course of their week
  • Create a positive and fun learning environment for each camper
  • Encourage and celebrate creative confidence
  • Supervise and mentor the camp staff of 4 to 6 high school and college-aged counselors
  • Assist with pre- and post-assessments and evaluations of students and counselors

Qualifications

  •  Interested applicants must hold at a minimum an Associate’s Degree in a related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Applicant must have a specific body of knowledge related to one or more of the subjects being taught in the camp
  • Experience teaching and/or working with children.
  • Knowledge of or experience in creating and implementing a curriculum
  • Ability to supervise staff and campers
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, a high level of confidentiality, and professionalism
  • Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm for full-day camps OR Monday through Friday 8:30am to 1:30pm for half-day camps.

We are looking for camp directors willing and able to lead at least 4 week-long sessions of camp over the course of the summer. Additional, camp directors are required to attend at least 1 and possibly 2 half-day orientation sessions prior to the commencement of camp.

Salary:

This position is contractual, thus pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Interested?

Send your resume and letter of application to campmoda@museumofdesign.org.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

MODA is always looking for engaged and reliable volunteers.  For more information, please email us at volunteer@museumofdesign.org

 

Internships at MODA

 There are currently no internships open at MODA.