Museum Curriculum Coordinator

Job ID: 26612
Location: Regional History Center

The Orange County Regional History Center is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Museum Curriculum Coordinator. The History Center is a national multi-award-winning, AAM accredited, and Smithsonian affiliated institution centered around its mission: to serve as the gateway for community engagement, education, and inspiration by preserving and sharing Central Florida’s continually unfolding story.

This position supports the education department, assisting in the planning, development, coordination and implementation of museum education programs, activities, and events. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching formally or informally, coordinating events and programs, working in a museum or similar setting, and producing high-quality, hands-on programming.

Representative Duties

  • Develops curriculum for education programs and events including summer camp, youth and family, and public programming.
  • Responsible for the management of summer camp including curriculum development, scheduling of activities, classroom management, and coordination of camp staff and volunteers.
  • Responsible for the management of youth and family programming including but not limited to Home School Day, Family Days, Girl Scout and Scouts BSA workshops, and preschool programs.
  • Teach and facilitate workshops, programs, and events.
  • Assists in the development of K-12 school-based curriculum.
  • Works alongside peer program coordinators to ensure curriculum meets state standards and educational best practices.
  • Develops program assessments, tracks and measures program goals.
  • Oversees administrative aspects of programs including marketing, registration, and scheduling.
  • Assists in other areas and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in History, Humanities, Museum Studies, Public History, Social Science, Education or a related field; one year experience in program management, development or coordination, and PreK-12 teaching; or an Associate’s Degree and three years of progressively responsible museum experience; or an equivalent combination of closely related education, training, or experience.

Exceptional writing and editing skills.

Application Deadline
Open: 3/30/2021
Close: 4/13/2021

$17.50 (based on qualifications)

Veterans Preference
If you are claiming Veterans’ Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans’ Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.

Educational Requirements
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.

Apply at the Orange County Careers website.