Educator


The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we do, and are committed to creating an anti-racist, fully inclusive organization.

 

For a full job description and to apply, go to www.anchoragemuseum.org/about-us/employment.  

The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an enthusiastic team player to fill the position of Educator. This position is responsible for the development and delivery of educational programming that crosses    boundaries of ideas and disciplines and works with multiple audiences and ages, including young children. Using the talents and knowledge of staff, and the material and intangible resources of the Anchorage Museum, the incumbent will provide innovative experiences that enhance understanding and foster curiosity about Alaska and the Circumpolar North.

 

This is a full-time position with an annualized salary of $45,000, DOE.

 

Essential Functions

  • Oversee, facilitate, assess, and maintain CoLab activities with visitors, with a focus on safety
  • Present and interpret content or concepts to visitors in a professional, friendly, and accessible manner
  • Regularly communicate information about CoLab daily operations to the Science and Innovation Education Manager
  • Manage day-to-day facility operations of CoLab, including opening and closing the space, and work closely with the Science and Innovation Education Manager on training and overseeing volunteers
  • Prepare hands on activities for visitor use
  • Facilitate monthly CoLab Workshops, working alone or with other staff
  • Manage the BLINK toddler program and oversee staff and volunteer scheduling
  • Create curriculum and resources for the weekly BLINK program, online resource content, and bi-monthly Minors and Nappers workshop curriculum
  • Create and facilitate teacher professional development programming (e.g. school district professional development)
  • Facilitate a variety of programs for all museum audiences, including experiences in CoLab, museum galleries and exhibitions, classes, outdoor spaces, and schools
  • Collaborate with Museum and other content-area experts to develop and deliver a wide range of programs for school groups (pre-K through 12), families, the general public, and other Museum’s audiences
  • Identify individual audience needs and goals and implement attainable timelines for project and programs
  • Work with the Marketing and Public Relations staff on the multiple vehicles used for promotion

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to become familiar with and understand the educational content of CoLab activities
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  • and organizational skills
  • Experience writing curriculum that aligns with state and national educational

 

Qualifications:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent, or a combination of education and experience
  • One year of experience developing and delivering interdisciplinary experiences and resource materials
  • One year of experience managing projects with discreet timelines and annual budgetary monitoring
  • Formal classroom teacher experience preferred
  • Proficiency in curriculum development, distant learning technology, and administrative organization and operations preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in education (art, history, or science), museum studies, museum education, the sciences, art, anthropology, history, or other related field, preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

 

 

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please log on to our website to review the complete job description. Interested parties may complete an employment application and submit it along with a resume and cover letter via email, or mail. Please note we are unable to accept resumes in place of an employment application.

LOCATION:
Anchorage Museum
Attn: Human Resources
625 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 929-9200 tel
www.anchoragemuseum.org

The AMA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex or marital status or who is a 'qualified individual with a disability,' as that phrase is defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. AMA will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status or physical or mental disability.

Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2021-11-19