Education Specialist

Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire Museum is seeking part-time Education Specialists to join our enthusiastic, innovative education team, implementing programs covering art, history, and science in summer learning and after-school settings with elementary and middle-school students. Duties include delivery of art and science programs with students; managing elementary and middle school students at their school; timely onsite preparation and cleanup of programming at school; maintaining good communication and working relationship with school administration and staff; and participation in ongoing training for Museum programming and curriculum. The qualified candidate has 1-2 years of experience working as an educator (formally or informally); experience working with the general public, in a museum or other public program setting, preferred; a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Science, or Visual Arts and/or combination of Associates Degree with demonstrated professional experience (current higher education students will be considered with demonstrated professional experience); excellent writing and public speaking skills; ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and in a team-oriented environment; and ability to communicate professionally with administrators, educators, and the general public. Candidates must have reliable transportation; a current Massachusetts driver’s license, personal automobile insurance and a safe driving record; and be able to work and/or type at a desk, climb stairs and lift up to 30 lbs. Excellent skills in use of contemporary technology in an educational setting a plus. Please submit a letter of interest plus resume via email with Subject: Part-time Education Specialist to The position is open until filled; the Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Posted on: 03/28/2016