Job Listing: Education Supervisor
Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) in education, museum studies, or a related field; two years of experience in formal and/or informal curriculum design, development, evaluation, and teaching; experience in historical interpretation or historical research (four years of experience preferred); prior experience in a lead position or supervisory position preferred; knowledge/experience of statistics and statistical analysis; writing, and editing; budget development preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Completion of Virginia Association of Museums Virginia Certificate in Museum Management within three years of hire date. Working knowledge of principles and practices of educational theories including: learning theory, curriculum development, program evaluations, teaching techniques, and learning standards, preferably the Virginia Standards of Learning and STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math); of general statistics and statistical analysis; of museum education concepts and practices. Ability to design and oversight the delivery of education programs; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to conduct historical research, writing, and editing; to interact with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds and of varying ages; to interact with and develop partnerships with other museums and educational organizations; to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers; to supervise staff; to formulate and manage budget; to manage reports.
Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.
Under general supervision, performs work of moderate to high difficulty in coordinating and supervising staff in developing and managing educational goals and objectives and in development of educational programs for Henricus Historical Park. Provides professional museum input for the organization. Supervises, trains, and evaluates the work of education support staff involved in designing and implementing educational programming. Develops and implements program research and guidelines for the development of programs and program materials that support the curriculum of the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning (SOLs) and of STEM materials. Coordinates administrative aspects of education programming to include staffing, revenues/expenses, monitoring, purchasing, and visitation record keeping. Designs and monitors budget requirements for the Education Department and monitors expenses and revenues. Researches, writes, and administers grants for educational programs, school group scholarships, the education department, and assists with organizational grants. Serves as liaison to school administrators and community representatives for programming, teacher training workshops, and curriculum development. Supervises staff in program scheduling. Participates in planning educational components of interpretive programs, activities, exhibits, and all museum studies concepts. Participates in museum accreditation efforts. Perform other work as required.
Monday - Friday; 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.; some evenings and weekends may be necessary
Parks and Recreation - Henricus Historical Park