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Deadline to Apply:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:30am
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University seeks a full-time Education Coordinator to assist with a growing department that serves over 20,000 youth and adults annually through programming on topics of art, nature, and tradition. The Education Coordinator will coordinate and supervise an environmentally focused afterschool program, in addition to other programs occurring on-site at the Ward Museum and off-site with our diverse community of regional partner organizations. Environmental education is a cornerstone of the museum’s offerings, engaging learners of all ages through an interdisciplinary approach, using STEAM concepts, hands-on field studies, and arts integration.
Responsibilities: Duties will include development and delivery of education programs for youth, adults, and schools; scheduling and coordinating programming; office administration, including data input and ordering supplies and maintaining stocks for educational programming; assisting with special events and promotion of programs through written press releases, website updates, and social media outlets.
The Education Coordinator reports to the Education Director. Typical workweek is Tuesday through Saturday, with some evening assignments.
Qualifications: Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree in environmental science, biology, education, or other related field of study (or equivalent experience) and have at least two years of experience with educational program delivery and working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. Familiarity with MWEE (Meaningful Watershed Education Experience) design and application is strongly preferred. Experience leading professional development trainings and workshops is also strongly desired. Applicant must possess strong organizational, writing, and communication skills and be comfortable working independently and in a team with a diverse client base. Knowledge of regional art, natural science, and cultural heritage is desired, as is skill in crafts or arts involving hands-on work. Applicant should be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, web services, and content management systems. Applicant must have valid driver’s license, clear background check and driving record, and be able to lift 40lbs.
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Aurelio Giannitti, Education Director
Ward Museum, 909 South Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804
Application review will begin on October 23, 2017. Position open until filled.
Salary commensurate with experience. Employer-paid health benefits package.
(410) 742-4988 x. 115