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Community Education Coordinator

Museum of Science and History, Jacksonville

DEPARTMENT:                                   EDUCATION SERVICES

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:                 EDUCATION MANAGER

STATUS:                                              NON-EXEMPT/FULL-TIME

HOURS:                                               40 HOURS/WEEK

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Community Education Coordinator is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of standards-based educational programs for students and the general public. The Community Education Coordinator will serve as a primary point-of-contact for individual ticket reservations for all Community Education programs, including seasonal MOSH camps. The Community Education Coordinator will also serve as an Educator and present live public and school programs, outreaches, and offsite events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with the Education Manager to evaluate and improve existing educational offerings, as well as research and create new standards-based program offerings for the following areas:
    • Seasonal Camps;
    • Scout Workshops;
    • Overnight Camp-Ins;
    • Homeschool Programs;
    • Other MOSH Education programs as required;
  • Develop curriculum content for summer, winter, and spring camps;
  • Manage registration and waitlists, for summer, winter, and spring camps;
  • Acts as a primary point-of-contact for ticket sales reservations for other MOSH Education programs;
  • Assists the Education Manager in generating marketing information for Community Education programs;
  • Must attend training to become familiar with ACME Point-of-Sale software; must demonstrate competency in Event Attendance, Ticketing, and Analysis features;
  • Helps maintain cleanliness and organization in the JEA Science Theater, Classrooms, Education storage area, PNC Conference Room, Creation Station, and Education office;
  • Stays current with educational topics, trends, best practices and current events;
  • Receives Professional Development training to keep the department’s programs up to date with current trends;
  • Informs Education Manager when supplies for science programs need to be ordered or purchased;
  • Cares for and organizes teaching tools related to educational programs and outreaches;
  • Acts as a program facilitator and presents public, school, and private programs in an interactive, fun and educational way, including, but not limited to:
    • Science & STEAM-Based Programs;
    • History Programs;
    • VPK and Early Childhood Programs;
    • Outreach Programs;
    • Boy & Girl Scout Workshops;
    • Overnight Camp-Ins;
    • Homeschool Programs;
    • Seasonal Camps;
  • Provides evaluations to program participants.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Education Manager.

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:
Access to museum before and after hours, all public areas, all exhibition floor spaces, Naturalist Center, & JEA Science Theater.

SPECIAL AUTHORIZATION:
Permission to have access to alarm codes for JEA Science Theater, PNC Conference Room, Main Building, and Naturalist Center. Job duties may require access to certain chemicals and gasses for educational programming. Handling these chemicals requires advanced training and adherence to OSHA guidelines.

Must seek Education Manager approval on all purchases.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To be successful, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily.

            EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Education or closely related field;
  • Previous experience teaching in formal or informal educational institution preferred.

SKILLS

  • Solid computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, internet, and email; knowledge of ticketing point of sales systems highly desirable;
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and prioritizing skills;
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment; adhere to deadlines; demonstrate flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public; exercise tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Must be able to multi-task.

TIME COMMITMENTS:
Hours are generally Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Scheduled programming will require occasional evening and weekend availability.

DISCLAIMER:
The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this position. This job description is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and work conditions of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify the duties of this position and designate other functions as essential at any point in time. Management may also modify working hours and work location at any point in time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
MOSH provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees.  We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, medical condition, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual preference or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law or local ordinance applicable to our work locations.  We also make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees if we are aware of the need for accommodation and if the requested accommodation does not cause undue hardship as interpreted from the ADA/ADAAA.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs. 

COMPENSATION:  The position pays $14 to $15.50 per hour.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Interested applicants should fill out the Museum’s Pre-Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at https://themosh.org/about/careers/  or cover letter and resume sent to hr@themosh.org

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