Part-Time Education Specialist
The Education Specialist is responsible for the
implementation of educational programming focusing on natural science, history,
and art in after-school settings and summer learning with elementary and middle
school students at locations throughout Berkshire County.
The position is 20 hours per week. Approximate
dates and hours are:
June through the first or second week of August, 9:30 to 2:30 p.m., Monday
hours are available providing outreach at community events and/or
supporting in-house programming.
Primary Functions and Major
This is a
part-time non-exempt position. Reporting to the Education Program Manager, the
Education Specialist will interact with the experience, engagement, operations
teams and audiences of all ages.
Delivery of art and
science programs with students
Managing a group of
elementary and middle school students at their school
preparation and cleanup of programming at school
communication and working relationship with school administration and staff
Maintaining and reporting
accurate records of material usage
ongoing training for Museum programming and curriculum
weekly program status meetings with Education Program Manager.
1-2 years of
experience working as an educator (formally or informally)
with the general public, in a museum or other public program setting, preferred
A Bachelor’s Degree
in Education, Science, or Visual Arts and/or combination of Associates Degree
with demonstrated professional experience. Current higher education students
will be considered with demonstrated professional experience.
and public speaking skills
Ability to work
effectively under minimal supervision and in a team-oriented environment
Ability to communicate
professionally with administrators, educators, and the general public
Equipment, Skills and Other Requirements:
must be able to work and/or type at a desk, climb stairs and lift up to 30
will ideally have excellent skills in use of contemporary technology in an
must maintain a current Massachusetts driver’s license, personal
automobile insurance, a safe driving record and have their own reliable
How To Apply:
To apply please send cover letter and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Part Time Education Specialist" in the subject line.
January 15, 2019
About this Organization:
Berkshire Museum offers a unique array of exhibitions, activities, and attractions for visitors of all ages. From fine art and ancient objects to fossils; from an aquarium of native and exotic creatures to the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation, it is a community museum: a place where everyone, from toddlers to elders, can learn, play, explore, innovate, be engaged and inspired.