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Public Programs Coordinator [Florida Museum of Natural History]

*Position Summary*

The Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, is
seeking a Public Programs Coordinator. This full-time position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all free and fee-based public programs offered for youth, families, and adults. In addition, this position coordinates community outreach, develops and monitors program budgets, and supervises paid and volunteer staff.

The Florida Museum is located in north central Florida, a beautiful
area with abundant nature and cultural opportunities. The Museum has more than 30 million scientific specimens and though its primary focus is on Florida, the southeastern United States and the Caribbean, the collections and research span the globe. The University of Florida is the stateĀ¹s oldest and most comprehensive university with a long history of established programs in international education, research and service.

*Preferred Qualifications*

Masters degree, or its equivalent in work experience, in education,
social science or science, and at least 5 years work experience in a museum or comparable institution. Requires previous experience managing informal education programs, understanding of best practices and current trends in informal science education, and excellent communication, writing and computing skills.

*Application Procedure*

No phone calls please. All applicants must apply online at *(requisition # 0808594)*. Jobs at UF contains
more information about the position and application instructions. The
application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Closing date: September 25, 2011.

Education Programs Manager [Florida Museum of Natural History]

Education Programs Manager-Search Extended!

The Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia, seeks an individual to
develop and implement programs for regional PK-12 school audiences.
Specific program areas include, but are not limited to, student tours,
activities, and outreach; school-based, after-school, and summer
programming; pre-service and in-service teacher workshops; speaker
services; and volunteer and docent programs. Directly supervises
contract staff and volunteers. Assists in the development and management of other educational programming as needed.

The position requires a Master’s degree in art education, museum
education, or art history, a preferred minimum of three years working
experience in museum education, proficiency in creating, implementing, evaluating, and teaching educational programs in both classroom and museum settings, and a thorough knowledge of learning theories and curriculum development for a variety of ages and learning abilities. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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Application materials including a resume, cover letter, and the names
and contact information for three references can be sent to:

Michelle Schulte
Curator of Education
Morris Museum of Art
1 Tenth Street
Suite 320
Augusta, GA 30901

or email michelle.schulte[at]themorris[dot]org

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