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Manager of Outreach Programs

Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg

About The Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.thefhm.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.

We are seeking an experienced museum education professional to co-create and manage innovative and engaging programs and resources for educators and students throughout the state of Florida. Reporting to the Director of Education & Research, the Manager of Outreach Programs has the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Director of Education & Research and the museum’s curatorial and education staff to develop historically accurate and highly engaging on- and off-site programs that help Florida educators meet the Holocaust Education Mandate as well as state and national curriculum standards
  • Supervise and facilitate Speak Up, Speak Now!® program
  • Provide curriculum updates for teaching trunks and The FHM website that utilize historical thinking strategies, object-based learning and other museum education best practices.
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in multiple school districts
  • Schedule and facilitate workshops and presentations across Florida
  • Work with private and religious schools
  • Conduct program evaluation, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and participant feedback.
  • Assist in the research and development of funding proposals for school, teacher and docent programs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Education, History, Holocaust History and/or Education, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required;
  • Experience in the field of Holocaust education
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience at a museum, historic house, or other educational settings, planning and implementing relevant and creative museum education programs for K–12 students and teachers.
  • Strong knowledge of the K-12 school environment, current theories and practices of object-based museum learning,
  • Strong experience with applying Florida Standards
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, spelling, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collegially under supervision and as a team member
  • Experience with project and personnel management and program evaluation.
  • Must be capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities, with equal attention to big-picture goals and small logistical details.
  • Experience working with school districts and school curricula.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of schools and other community-based organizations.
  • A collaborative, energetic, pro-active work style.
  • Able to lift 25 lbs
  • Some travel required.

 Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: rlefante@thefhm.org

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Florida Holocaust Museum is an equal opportunity employer and we aspire to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. We encourage all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We believe that when we build a workforce of the brightest people from the widest possible range of backgrounds, we can innovate and inspire and engage with the widest possible audience.

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