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Education Multimedia Curriculum Specialist [Newseum]

Education Multimedia Curriculum Specialist (FT), Neuseum, DC

Education Multimedia Curriculum Specialist (FT)****

The multimedia curriculum specialist conceptualizes and creates effective
learning programs and educational resources for use onsite and online.

*Responsibilities, including but not limited to*:****

**·         **Develop onsite and online courses, classes and instructional
materials for teachers and students that meet media literacy and social
studies standards of learning****

**·         **Develop revenue generating programs that cater to audience

**·         **Contribute to the brainstorming and development of new
education department resources and materials****

**·         **Identify innovative strategies for delivering curriculum and

**·         **Develop and lead history/civics/media literacy workshops for

**·         **Lead Newseum classes, workshops, tours and professional
development sessions when needed ****

**·         **Keep current on funding sources for educational programs and
identify potential funders****

**·         **Develop and maintain fundraising plans for outreach

**·         **Participate in tracking and preparation of reports for
Development department****

**·         **Help with program research and evaluation efforts****

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*Minimum requirements*:****

**·         **Master¹s degree in education, museum studies or related field

**·         **3-5 years experience in the development of curriculum and
educational materials in an online setting (examples required)****

**·         **Demonstrated knowledge of First Amendment principles,
American history and the role of journalism in a democratic society****

**·         **Extensive understanding of national standards of learning as
they relate to civics and history****

**·         **Experience developing creative and innovative approaches to
presenting content to the public****

**·         **Exceptional writing and editing skills****

**·         **Ability to work a flexible work schedule that includes some
nights, weekends and travel****

**·         **Knowledge of current instructional theories for collaborative
learning with Web-based tools****

**·         **Understanding of streaming audio and video, podcasting, and
social networking tools as they relate to curriculum and instruction****

**·         **Knowledge of current instructional theories for collaborative
learning with web-based tools****

**·         **Proven experience creating digital learning experiences,
content, media, software, and/or e-learning expertise****

**·         **Experience integrating technology into the classroom****

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Please send your resume, a letter of interest and three references to:
Freedom Forum/Newseum
Human Resources Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
*E-mail: <>*****

Part-Time Teacher [Newseum]

Teachers will conduct classes and programs in a variety of settings for
school groups and the general public. Instructors will be required to
learn all Newseum curricula and adhere to Education practices and


·         Teach Newseum developed, on-site school programs to visiting
school groups in the classroom and exhibit space
·         Lead activities with school groups and family audiences
·         Work with curriculum developer to create lesson resources and
hands on activities
·         Assist with researching and writing fact sheets, web content,
teacher publications and other education resources
·         Assists with record keeping and booking field trips
·         Maintain inventories and teaching equipment
·         Assist with special events
·         Other duties as assigned


·         Bachelor’s degree in history, journalism or education
·         Experience in and/or knowledge of American history, the First
Amendment and Journalism
·         Computer experience and ability to learn technology based
curriculum required
·         Experience working with children in a non formal education
setting a plus
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Customer service skills with visitors of all ages
·         Ability to pay careful attention to accuracy and bias free
·         Must work enthusiastically, respectfully, and professionally
with a wide variety of audiences and have a passion for helping people
discover and explore history, the First Amendment and journalism
·         Energetic, outgoing and friendly
·         Organized, creative and flexible self-starter able to work as
part of a team as well as independently
·         Ability to work some weekends, holidays and evenings

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and three references to:
Freedom Forum/Newseum
Human Resources Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

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