Carolinas Aviation Museum – Outreach/Partnership Coordinator

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Position: Outreach/Partnership Coordinator

Improve the performance of CAM’s existing educational and outreach programs, while participating in the vision for how the Museum should contribute and participate with the region’s evolving educational and cultural community. Help develop strategies to enhance the museum’s ability to play a key role in workforce development.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops, evaluates and implements in-house and outreach education programs with a focus on STEM.
  • Serves as a member of the education planning team to develop and coordinate mission based programming with a focus on STEM learning.
  • Responsible for participating in the promotion of education programs.
  • Supports the development of a programmatic assessment plan that helps the museum better serve diverse audiences. Help to standardize assessment expectations for tours, special programming and general visitation.
  • Works collaboratively with formal partners and informal institutional relationships on mission-based educational endeavors as determined by the Museum’s mission, resources and initiatives. This includes:
    • Working with community groups to provide educational experiences in partnership with other arts, cultural, educational, and civic organizations at the museum or off-site.
    • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with colleges, universities, school districts, government agencies, community groups, and curriculum resource specialists to inform and support the education programs at CAM.
    • Leads Educator Visits
    • Contacts teachers and schools to ensure teachers are aware of Museum programs, workshops and other opportunities.
    • Conducts focus groups with teachers and school administrators.
  • Assists in the research and development of grants for the education department.
  • Assists with other events as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

Excellent leadership, supervisory, planning, and organizational skills. Effective communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills. Strong written and oral skills. Team building skills with a collaborative management style. Ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations, trustees, volunteers, vendors, museum staff, and the public.

 

Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree in related field is desired. Three years of working in museum education, classroom education or related field. Knowledge of and experience in principles, practices, and techniques in STEM learning. Experience Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written.

 

To apply:

Send cover letter and resume to katie@carolinasaviation.org. No phone calls.

 

 

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