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Summer Learning Coordinator
The Museum is seeking a seasonal Summer Learning Coordinator to help enhance the Museum experience for school-age summer camp visitors. In the summer of 2017, more than 1000 school-aged students will visit the Museum on a field trip with a Boston-based camp. These groups will explore the galleries on their own or participate in an academic program developed for school field trips. In response to recent research on summer learning, the Museum aims to develop and offer targeted programs for the summer camp audience that better meet camp enrichment goals and student needs. In the summer of 2017, the Museum will undertake evaluation to learn more about this audience, identify relevant and engaging program opportunities and shape ideas for a new program to be developed in the fall. The Summer Learning Coordinator will be a dedicated staff member assigned to observing programs, collecting data, and writing a final program recommendation. This position will report to the Manager of Academic Programs and will work closely with all members of the Museum Learning department.
Key Responsibilities: Observe facilitated and self-guided camp groups, Assist the Manager of Academic Programs to implement formal and informal evaluation, Identify opportunities and develop ideas for a targeted camp program, Work closely with the Group Reservations Coordinator to keep up-to-date on reservations and to collect statistics data, Assist the Manager of Academic Programs to compile written reports and collate data for Museum and funder reports, Facilitate some summer enrichment and camp programs for school-aged groups, 5-18 years.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience facilitating and developing programs for a school-aged audience in a museum, camp, school or similar setting and a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a related field. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential for this position. Experience with and/or knowledge of the Opportunity Gap, Summer Learning Loss and/or program evaluation are highly desirable. Teachers seeking a summer job are encouraged to apply.
Type of Employment: Part time, seasonal position. The successful applicant will be employed 3-4 days per week from July 5- August 18, 2017. Days and hours will change weekly dependent on camp visitation schedules. Salary will be dependent on experience.
How to Apply: Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, and references to Jodie Smith, Manager of Academic Programs email@example.com. Apply by June 23, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. EOE.
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