Museum Education Programs Coordinator

Company Name: 

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History


165 Forest Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Contact Name: 

Liese Murphree


Job Description: 

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Job Opportunity Job title: Museum Education Programs Coordinator (internal Education Programs Coordinator I) Supervisor: Director of Education & Outreach Direct Reports: Volunteers, Museum Educator I, II Peer Positions: Exhibits & Facilities Coordinator, Education Programs Coordinator I Status: Full-time / Non-Exempt / Benefits Eligible Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, some evenings and weekends will be required, 2 year contract, renewable Compensation: $ 20-22/hr The Education Programs Coordinator provides high quality, mission-based educational experiences in natural and cultural history for students prekindergarten-adult in programs at the Museum and Monarch Sanctuary, as well as outreach activities and programs in the field. The Museum Education Programs Coordinator coordinates curriculum and logistics for one or more of the education programs provided by the museum-- camp and after school, field trip, Watershed Guardians, LiMPETS, adult education, museum public programs, or outreach. The Museum Education Programs Coordinator also assists with other museum education and outreach activities, exhibits and events, and oversees Museum Educators, and education volunteers. The Museum Education Programs Coordinator is part of the small, but dynamic Education and Outreach Team. Our ideal candidate will enjoy a fast paced, varied and imaginative, collaborative Museum environment, and take both pride and pleasure in delivering our Mission and supporting our Vision, on and off site. PGMNH Mission & Vision Statements To inspire discovery, wonder, and stewardship of our natural world. We envision a community of curious minds, engaged in discovering the natural heritage and cultural legacy that exist today on the Central California Coast. The Museum is a catalyst for conservation and a valued learning resource in this region, facilitating active inquiry for all ages. Primary Responsibilities: ● Presents programs to students and the general public, leads discussions and group activities. ● Develops Curriculum and instructional materials. ● Arranges schedule and space. ● Develops and implements evaluation programs. ● Participates in development of policies and procedures for programs following best practices in the field. ● Participates in assessment of participant, community, and organization needs. ● Builds relationships with other organizations and community partners. ● Develops new programs. ● Manages the logistics for a program. ● Participates in grant proposal writing and reporting. ● Participates in budget development and management for a particular program. ● Supervises and trains volunteers. ● Participates in professional development. ● Collaborates with the Education, Events and Exhibits staff. ● Collaborates with Museum staff to deliver Museum-wide programs. Qualifications: ● 3-4 years of direct work experience in classroom, after school, camp, or informal education. ● A commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion in education. ● Bachelor’s degree in natural science, education, or related subjects. ● Proficient in G Suite computer applications including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, and Calendar. ● Collaboration and communication skills for working with staff, volunteers, museum guests, teachers, families, and children. ● Passion for the mission and vision of The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History ● Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. ● Flexibility and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a fast- paced, team- oriented environment. environment.