Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
Closing Date: Jan 31,2023
Requisition No: 792470
Agency: Department of State
Working Title: DOS – MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE – 45000016
Position Number: 45000016
Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2023
Apply at https://jobs.myflorida.com
Department of State
Museum Education Program Representative
Division of Historical Resources
Bureau of Historical Museums
Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in history, museum studies, anthropology, education, or related field.
At least one year experience in an education position.
Submit resume and cover letter detailing related experience.
Knowledge of Florida and/or U.S. History.
Skilled in public speaking, writing, and editing.
Ability to plan, coordinate, and present educational programs and events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in coordinating the statewide Florida History Day (FHD) program.
Responsibilities include serving as a liaison with National History Day (NHD), FHD county coordinators, and participating schools; preparing educational materials and workshops; maintaining the FHD website and social media accounts; marketing the program; and seeking funding sources. Incumbent also co-coordinators the state FHD competition in Tallahassee.
Duties include overseeing event logistics at the host site; recruiting and training judges, volunteers, and staff; managing the contest database as it relates to teacher, student, judge, and volunteer participation; preparing contest materials; and other tasks as needed.
Incumbent also assists with FHD participation at the NHD competition, including assisting with travel arrangements; assisting students, teachers, and family members; chaperoning a student field trip; staffing as needed by NHD; and other logistical tasks.
Develops educational materials, resources, and activities to interpret and enhance Museum of Florida History exhibits, programs, and special events.
Duties include presenting outreach programs, conducting local workshops, and creating publications and lesson plans for statewide distribution for targeted audiences; reviewing resources for accuracy, clarity, and effectiveness; and serving as an educational section representative to Museum exhibit teams.
Manages the Museum’s collection of educational artifacts, including the collections database; oversees inventory and ensures that items are accessioned, deaccessioned, catalogued, and curated according to the Museum’s education collection policies.
Provides staff support for museum activities and events, serves on committees that further museum goals and objectives.
Performs other work-related duties as required.
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