EDUCATION MANAGER, The Grove Museum, Tallahassee, FL

  • 15 Nov 2022 9:32 AM
    Message # 12989753
    Anonymous

    Requisition No: 777705

    Agency: Department of State

    Working Title: DOS - OPS - EDUCATION MANAGER - 45945492

    Position Number: 45945492

    Salary: $20.00 Posting

    Closing Date: 11/18/2022 Department of State OPS Education Manager Division of Historical Resources, The Grove Museum ** Open Competitive**

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • One (1) year paid work experience in a museum, archives, library, or cultural organization.

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in history, art history, museum studies, humanities, anthropology, social sciences, or a related field.

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends.

    • Availability to work Tuesday to Saturday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Preferences:

    • Two (2) years paid work experience in a museum, archives, library, or cultural organization. • Knowledge of museum education best practices.

    • Experience creating and implementing programs and/or special events.

    • Experience leading tours for audiences of all ages.

    • Experience writing tours, labels, or other museum interpretation.

    • Knowledge of assessment and evaluation practices.

    • Experience creating and implementing assessment and evaluation.

    • Knowledge of civil rights issues in American history.

    • Experience communicating and facilitating dialogue with the public or with peers about difficult subjects in American history, including but not limited to the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States.

    • Experience handling and caring for archival, archaeological, or museum collections objects.

    Primary Duties:

    • Lead educational vision and initiatives of The Grove in collaboration with Senior Curator and Executive Director.

    • Develop, manage, and implement educational programs, tours, outreach, and special events.

    • Enhance educational spaces, activities, and programs in the museum and on the grounds.

    • Create programs that respond to the diverse needs and identities of the museum's audiences.

    • Promote community and visitor engagement.

    • Expand educational collaborations and partnerships.

    • Lead high school and university student internship programs.

    • Participate in and contribute to staff professional learning and outcomes-based planning and evaluation.

    • Assisting with day-to-day museum operations, including:

    • Performing site opening/closing procedures and light housekeeping.

    • Contributing to upkeep of museum grounds, which may include preparing for and cleaning up after severe weather.

    • Giving guided tours of the house and grounds for all ages on the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States.

    • Performing collections care and collections management with supervision.

    • Performing research on the site's history and its museum collections.

    • Contribute to social media initiatives.

    • Record-keeping and administrative tasks as needed.

    • Assisting with other Department of State activities or initiatives as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

    • Ability to discuss difficult history with the public, including the history of slavery and civil rights in the United States.

    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    • Ability to work in spaces and with objects that might be dirty or dusty.

    • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.

    • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time.

    • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, reach, stretch, and/or twist.

    • Ability to perform light housekeeping duties, such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, and cleaning restrooms.

    • Ability to lift, move, carry, and/or push items weighing up to 20 lbs.

    • Ability to understand and follow established procedures and policies.

    • Proficiency in standard office software.

    Please submit a resume showing your qualifications for this position; a cover letter explaining your interest in working for The Grove Museum, and a copy of college transcripts to Amanda. Hamon @dos.myflorida.com.

    Criminal Background Checks:

    A level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.

    Important Notices: We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of veterans, individuals with disabilities, and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss. gov.

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority.

    Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug Free Workplace Act. Application or resume must include all previous employment.

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

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