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Under the general direction of the Director of Programs and in cooperation with the Outreach Manager, the Evening Outreach Manager plans, organizes, teaches, and supervises the Family Night, community festival, auditorium, and Super Science Day activities that comprise the Outreach Education Program of the Museum.
This is a fulltime position (Monday- Friday) with many afternoon to late evening hours. May also include weekend hours when necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Drives to and leads evening outreach events at schools, libraries, and other community venues.
- Supervises the Museum’s outreach activities with the other outreach manager: procedural responsibilities include scheduling and record-keeping, inventory acquisition and storage, vehicle maintenance, and database development and maintenance.
- Develops new and refines existing outreach activities: demonstrations, school and family programs.
- Trains and supervises Outreach staff, including work-study students, and familiarizes other staff members with organization and implementation of outreach programs.
- Continually monitors outreach programs for quality assurance and relevance to applicable state and national standards.
- Develops promotional materials and consults on marketing strategies for outreach activities.
- Other duties as assigned.
Related Duties and Responsibilities:
- Is an active member of the education staff of the Museum, consulting with colleagues as appropriate and cross-training with other education programs. Is generally familiar with the organization and management of Museum operations.
- Assists in education department grant writing and reporting as needed.
- Maintains regular contacts with public, private and charter schools to assess their informal science education needs, and plans programs accordingly.
- Coordinates when appropriate educational and other program activities with the exhibits staff.
- Schedule permitting, actively participates in “on duty” staff rotation.
- Attends general staff meetings and meetings of education staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to work collegially within a small group organization.
- Broad knowledge of science and science education.
- Bachelor’s degree in science or a related discipline.
- Two-three years of classroom or related teaching experience.
- Ability to integrate national and state educational standards into Museum programming.
- Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
- Ability to stand for up to 3 hours at a time.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organization and project management abilities.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Current Michigan driver’s license and a clean motor vehicle record.
- Relevant computer literacy.
Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must be a computer literate “people person” who is able to pay attention to details and accurately handle money. The ability to multi-task in a prompt, polite and helpful manner is a must.
- Responsible for all phases of customer service in the Museum store, including greeting customers, selection and facilitating sales
- Duties include cash register operation, balancing the cash drawer
- Pricing new stock, restocking items, keeping store clean and neat and helping with displays and merchandising
- Ability to communicate effectively with general public
- Positive attitude
- Ability to handle high volume sales
- Punctuality and reliability
- Basic math skills and ability to make change
Hours are flexible depending on other Front Desk staff schedules. Available hours include: Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 5:30pm, Sunday 11:30am – 5:30pm. Some occasional hours are scheduled based on Museum Rentals events.
$7.40 per hour
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