The Education Programming Coordinator will assist in the development, presentation and administration of high-quality learning, early childhood and play-focused programs and activities for children and their families on-site, in community settings and online. This position will report to the Director of Education and works within the department and across the museum to ensure programming is effectively and clearly reaching our audiences and supports the mission of the museum. The Education Programming Coordinator is an enthusiastic, motivated, and creative informal educator with experience in early childhood or K-3 settings and/or content.
Specific expectations include:
• Develop and facilitate or coordinate facilitation of high-quality learning activities for young children and their families
• Facilitate outreach programs to local organizations.
• Facilitate guest artists and presenters for programming.
• Coordinate webinars & workshops, with the support from the Director of Education.
• Ensure that all programming is accurate, age-appropriate, and excels in presentation.
• Will work collaboratively with other departments within the museum to coordinate schedules, manage resources, and implement strategic plan goals.
• Manage and maintain the Departments inventory.
• Provide administrative support for the Education Department.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Bachelors level degree or equivalent experience.
• Experience in Education, Customer Service, and/or Administration a plus.
• Detail oriented, Flexibility, and a capable problem-solver.
• Clear and effective communicator: excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
• Accurate data entry skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and internet usage.
• Able to go up and down stairs, sustain periods of prolonged standing, and perform frequent lifting up to 25 pounds.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/ASL) a plus.
Application Instructions: Email cover letter and resume to the Director of Education at Directors@ChildrenMuseum.org. Please attach PDFs of cover letter and resume; name the documents with your last name and title of document. No phone calls please. Application review begins immediately.
Applicants are required to have both a BCI check at the attorney general’s office and NSOPW background check online upon offer of a position. Applicants consent to these background checks and understand that the results will be part of the consideration of your continued employment.
Providence Children’s Museum is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.