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Education Manager

Company: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Job Description:

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Education Manager The Dubuque County Historical Society (DCHS) seeks a professional experienced with non-traditional education to oversee the day-to-day operations of youth and family programming at each of its properties, including the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (NMRMA) and the Mathias Ham Historic Site (MHHS). Primary responsibilities will include attracting, scheduling and training education staff, leading on-site educational programs, and overseeing curriculum development, among others. This position requires a college degree, a high degree of energy, flexibility, self-motivation, and coursework or experience in education programs. Primary Responsibilities * Act as primary supervisor for the Education department. * Talent Management: Leads departmental hiring activities, training, and evaluation of education staff. Coaches, motivates and instructs staff and volunteers in all areas. * Program Management: Schedules and maintain daily assignments and tasks for Education staff. Ensures staff acts in a cohesive manner and follow establishes procedures. Assists staff with daily tasks. Provide alternate coverage for Educators as needed. * Oversee on-site education programs and camps in history, conservation, and STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math) disciplines. * Lead our programs and camps, including creating and/or revising curriculum, recommending changes or additions to programs to increase revenue generating and/or mission-related opportunities, and coordinate programs across other departments. * Schedule programs at our locations, and purchase commonly used supplies as needed. * Programs include guided tours, public programs, school programs, overnights, birthday parties, and toddler classes. * Perform educational programs. * Present entertaining and informative sessions to a diverse audience. Lead programs, and remain flexible to cover for emergencies, vacations, and closing vacancies as needed. Take part in special events at NMRMA and MHHS; provide activities and programs for guests tied in with the theme of the event, and work closely with volunteer supervisor on staffing special event. Requirements * A Bachelor s degree is required; preference given to candidates with coursework or experience in biology, history, education, or related topics. * Preference given to those with over 4 years of education experience in a zoo or aquarium setting, and 2 years of supervisory experience. * Preference given to those with experience developing and presenting public education programs typical in an aquarium, nature center, or historical site. * Must be flexible with schedule to work weekends, evenings, overnights, holidays, and events as required. * Possess or be able to acquire safety certifications such as first aid, CPR, AED, small watercraft safety, etc. * Must show an interest in developing themselves and the museum/aquarium industry, possibly shown by presenting at professional conferences and/or publishing articles. * Must demonstrate superb team-building skills with an ability to instill a positive and productive attitude in others. * Must demonstrate the ability to stay organized by updating schedules, protocols, and procedures in a timely manner without supervision. * Must demonstrate the ability to work with and communicate effectively with all people in a positive and productive manner, even in stressful situations. * Final candidates will be subject to a background check. Additional requirements * Proficiency with computer programs including but not limited to the Microsoft Office suite. * Must possess or be able to acquire a valid Iowa, Wisconsin, or Illinois driver s license within 3 months of hire. * Extended periods of standing and heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. * Update/create policies and protocols as required. * Keep all areas clean, organized and hazard free, report maintenance needs, and perform minor maintenance tasks. * Other duties as assigned. How To Apply To learn more, visit ****************************************** Apply by emailing your resume, cover letter and references to *********************. Applications will be reviewed on May 13. Experience Required Preference given to those with over 4 years of education experience in a zoo or aquarium setting, and 2 years of supervisory experience. Preference given to those with experience developing and presenting public education programs typical in an aquarium, nature center, or historical site. How to Apply To learn more, visit ****************************************** Apply by emailing your resume, cover letter and references to *********************. Applications will be reviewed on May 13. National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium 350 E. 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