University of Utah Coordinator, Education in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 07/01/2017
Requisition Number PRN14689B
Job Title Coordinator, Education
Working Title Education Coordinator
Job Grade D
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday-Friday 9-5 with occasional evenings and weekends
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00018 - Utah Museum of Natl Hist Oper
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 33,000-38,000
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
The Youth Teaching Youth Program Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and evaluation of activities, meetings, training sessions, field trips and outreach teaching with low income and ethnically diverse middle and high school participants in the Museum’s Youth Teaching Youth program. Maintains contact with participants, parents, and teachers to ensure program quality and sustain program interest. Works as part of the Museum’s School Programs Department team to create engaging experiences for varied audiences to facilitate dynamic and meaningful encounters with natural history.
• Collaborate with program coordinator in planning and implementing meetings, educational field trips, training sessions, teaching schedule, college visits, museum events and other activities.
• Support and facilitate training sessions for high school and middle school program participants focusing on various scientific subjects and teaching methods.
• Ensure quality and consistency of communication with program participants, parents and teachers.
• Supervise, support and evaluate students as they teach and participate in program activities to ensure program goals and expectations are met.
• Transport students to and from teaching assignments and educational activities.
• Track relevant program data in alignment with program and reporting needs as determined by program coordinator.
• Support and participate in periodic overnight field trips for program participants.
• Maintain efficient systems for stocking and maintaining program equipment and materials.
• Develop and maintain professional peer contacts with partner organizations and internal staff in order to stay current on educational and scientific information and to pursue collaborative opportunities.
•Deliver extraordinary customer service to all Museum audiences and internal staff.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education), and two years related experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
• Bachelors degree in Education, Science or related discipline
• Experience in developing and teaching formal and/or informal educational programs
• Broad knowledge of natural history topics preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Must possess a valid drivers license; ability to travel and occasionally remain overnight
• Must be able to manage/lift teaching kits weighing up to 50 pounds
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.