Education Program Coordinator [Iowa Children's Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 22, 1974 in job announcements |

Posted June 6, 2014

The Iowa Children’s Museum is accepting applications for the position of Education Program Coordinator.  This is a full time, exempt position.  Generally Monday through Friday; hours are flexible.  Evenings and weekends as needed.  Reports to Director of Education.  Supervises museum educators
Key Responsibilities:
Educational Curriculum Development and Implementation
•    Creates and oversees implementation of new and existing program content.
•    Trains staff on educational program content, group management skills, and facilitator protocol for all programs.
•    Provides direct supervision of all program facilitators
•    Creates STEM content for programs and outreach activities

Specific Programs:  Field Trips, Day Camps, Educational Outreach Programs and Events, Scout Events, Fun-tivities, and Celebrations
•    Develops curriculum that is aligned with appropriate school curriculum and state educational standards
•    Ensures that all programs are executed effectively to ensure visitor satisfaction and achievement of museum program goals.
•    Creates and facilitates museum’s participation in Outreach activities.

Job Qualifications:

•    College Degree in education, early childhood, or equivalent experience
•    Minimum of five years’ experience educating children and/or developing active learning programs in an informal educational environment
•    STEM related expertise and/or experience preferred
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Excellent writing skills
•    Staff Management experience required
•    Proven leadership skills
•    Self-motivated and responsible
•    Outstanding organizational skills
•    Flexibility and calm demeanor is essential
•    Ability to work cohesively with a team for common goals
•    Enthusiastic about working in a children’s museum environment
•    Appreciates the value of serious fun

How to apply:
Please include a cover letter specific to this position, resume, and references.  Send this information electronically to ddunkhase@theicm.org and put in the subject line:  Program Coordinator.


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