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Education Coordinator [Walters Art Museum]

Education Coordinator, Walters Art Museum

Education Coordinator, School Programs

The Walters Art Museum seeks a professional individual to provide
support in its School Programs Department. The incumbent will have
responsibility for scheduling museum visits and visits to partner
outreach schools; developing and teaching classroom and museum based
lessons for statewide outreach schools, leading school outreach tours
and teaching studio classes. Duties also include working closely with
teachers and docents to ensure programs and resources are
interdisciplinary and curriculum-based; working with docents to ensure
positive museum experiences for school audiences, researching, writing
and reviewing curriculum resources, and performing other duties as
assigned. The position reports to the Manager of School Programs.

Requirements include a B.A. in art education, museum education, fine
arts or art history (Masters preferred), a minimum of 2 years
demonstrated studio art teaching experience, and familiarity with
current technology; background in museum education or classroom teaching
preferred. Candidate must have knowledge of developmental stages for
K-12 students, art integration, local and national art education
standards and application of learning theories to art museum education.
We also require excellent interpersonal, customer service,
organizational, written and verbal and computer skills.

Must provide own transportation, as travel is required.

Excellent benefits package.

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirement to Application end date is Wednesday, November 23,

Adult Programs Assistant [Walters Art Museum]

Adult Programs Assistant, Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum has an immediate opening for an energetic
individual to provide administrative support in the Adults Programs
department by performing tasks related to the organization, development,
administration and promotion of educational programs.  Responsibilities
include developing, coordinating and implementing programming for Lunch
and Learn; coordinating event-based activities including registration,
evaluation, developing and managing receptions, arranging and scheduling
AV needs and speaker/performer preparation.   Administrative duties also
include coordinating event descriptions and entering program
descriptions in the museum’s data management system; coordinating
scheduling arrangements, reserving museum spaces and preparing work
requests, maintaining income and financial records, recording and
producing attendance stats and evaluations, developing event postcards
and distributing marketing materials; working with museum staff to
ensure programs run smoothly, attending programs when necessary; and
performing other duties as assigned.  The position reports to the
Director of Education and Public Programs.

Requirements include B.A. degree, a minimum of 2 years demonstrated
administrative experience, with background preferably in program or
events implementation in the arts or art museum.  Candidate must be
computer literate to include proficiency with Microsoft Office programs,
database experience a plus; have excellent interpersonal, customer
service, written and verbal communication skills. Must be detail
oriented, highly organized, able to meet deadlines, work collaboratively
with others and able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and
weekends.   Excellent benefits package.  Please send resume, cover
letter and salary requirement to
<> .    Application end date is Friday,
November 18, 2011. An EEO Employer/A drug and alcohol free environment.

Manager of Youth Programs [The Wolfsonian at Florida International University]

Position Number 42035
Oversees the Museum Education programs for K-12 audiences. Acts as
primary liaison to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and local private
schools. Develops programmatic collaborations and formal partnerships
with schools and community organizations. Develops, implements, and
evaluates youth and youth-based programs with an orientation towards all
segments of the Miami-Dade Community, including weekend arts workshops.
Works with the education and curatorial staff to develop programs and
interpretative materials for all museum visitors in relation to
permanent and temporary exhibitions, including lectures, films, tours,
workshops, exhibition enhancements, and online materials. Works with
interpretative team to plan and implement the reinterpretation and
re-installation of the permanent collection.
Develops and implements professional development workshops for public
and private school teachers across disciplines. Works with Assistant
Director to develop online and in-gallery materials that utilize digital
media learning and social networking strategies. Interprets existing
state, University and BOT policies to ensure compliance. Recommends
changes in policies and procedures to Director. Maintains extensive
contact with students, administrators, donors, corporate members, and
the general public.

Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in an appropriate area of
specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of
specialization and two years of appropriate experience.   Desired
Qualifications M.A. preferred, background in art history, American
studies, and/or education; 3-5 years professional museum experience,
including working with K-12 students, teachers and administrators;
strong organizational skills; strong writing and oral communication
skills; administrative and managerial experience also required. The
successful candidate will have sound knowledge of educational and
developmental theory, teaching experience, and will be able to work well
in a small but ambitious team of museum professionals.

The deadline to apply for this position is November 14, 2011. Apply on
line at:
FIU, a member of the SUS of Florida, is an EO/EA/AA employer.

The Wolfsonian­Florida International University, a museum and research
center located in the heart of historic south Miami Beach, uses objects
to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design, to explore what it
means to be modern, and to tell the story of social, political, and
technological changes that have transformed our world. It encourages
people to see the world in new ways, and to learn from the past as they
shape the present and influence the future. The collection of over
100,000 art and design objects, rare books, and ephemeral materials
focuses on North American and European design of the 1850­1945 period.
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NPS/NCPE Historic Preservation Internships Academic Year 2011-2012

Dear Colleague:

The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, is announcing their historic preservation internships for the Academic Year 2011-2012.  The program is designed to allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation.  A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the National Park Service and partnering agencies.

Attached you will find a copy of our announcement for the academic year positions.  I would appreciate it if you could post or pass along the notice and make it available to any students you think might be interested. [NPS NCPE Intern Notice email Acad1112]

The information will also be available on the Web site of the National Park Service at and the National Council at .  A downloadable application will be available from each site as well.  The deadline for applications is October 21, 2011. [NOTE: Deadline has been extended to November 1.]

If this is not the most appropriate email address to send this information to, please send a corrected address to my attention at .

If you have any questions about the program, please do not hesitate to e-mail me at the above address, or call me at 202-354-2025.


Guy M. Lapsley
Internship Program Coordinator
Heritage Preservation Services
National Park Service
T 202-354-2025
F 202-371-1616

Volunteer and Internships Program Coordinator [New England Aquarium]

Manager, Volunteers
Tuesday – Saturday (Occasional night/weekend hours required for events.)

The Volunteer and Internships Program Coordinator recruits and screens applicants for volunteer and
intern positions, coordinates the placement and on-boarding process and serves as a resource to active
volunteers and interns providing guidance and support. Also writes the Volunteer e-newsletter, provides
administrative support to the department and assists the Manager in implementing special programs and

Responds to a high volume telephone and email inquiries from potential volunteers and interns.
Receives and processes up to 100 volunteer applications each month.
Interviews, in-person or over the telephone, 20-40 applicants each month.
Maintains a high level of knowledge about departments and jobs at the Aquarium. Identifies
appropriate candidates for open volunteer and intern positions and presents them to the department for
Conducts orientation for new volunteers and interns and completes the on-boarding process.
Serves as recruiter at college volunteer and internship fairs, community fairs and other relevant events.
Administers volunteer Aquarium membership benefit. Serves as liaison with the Membership staff.
Responds to inquiries and resolves related issues.
Coordinates and writes the volunteer & intern e-newsletter.
Assists Manager in planning and implementing events and meetings.
Creates and distributes volunteer and intern identification cards and uniforms.
Maintains office equipment and supplies. Manages mail, and maintains volunteer database and files.
Organizes and maintains the volunteer lounge area.
Assists Manager with volunteer and site supervisory support as needed.
Assists Manager with one-shot volunteer recruitment and internship programs.
Performs other position related duties as assigned.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience.
Specific degree preferred: volunteer administration, hospitality, museum studies, adult development,
human resources, education, psychology, or sociology.

Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with a broad range of people in a customer service
related capacity. Experience interviewing a plus.
Experience working with teens and adults from diverse racial/socioeconomic populations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience writing in a business setting preferred.
Detail oriented, highly organized with administrative experience in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated; strong problem-solving skills; ability to work independently as well as on a team.
Computer skills (experience with MS Office, Constant Contact and Volgistics preferred).
A commitment to and interest in promoting and participating in diversity related efforts.
A driver’s license is preferred for recruiting.

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