Curator of Education
Job ID: 268011
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
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Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA
The Curator of Education designs, develops, implements, and evaluates educational programming related to the exhibits and collections of the Georgia Southern University Museum. The position presents programming to museum visitors, including K-12 and University students and the general public, and trains and supervises graduate and undergraduate student employees and volunteers to ensure the delivery of quality visitor experiences. The Educator reports to the Director of the Museum and serves as a key team member working cooperatively with the Museum staff to ensure smooth daily operations and record keeping. In the absence of the Director, the Educator reports to the Assistant Director.
- Research, develop and present educational programming related to the exhibits and collections of the Museum for K-12 and University students and the general public
- Develop educational programming in alignment with state regulated public school education performance standards and core curriculum for each grade level
- Work as a team member with the staff to create and provide training for undergraduate and graduate student employees to assist with and present educational programming
- Develop working relationships with area teachers and educators to ensure Museum programming is relevant and coordinated
- Develop and maintain evaluation of educational programming
- Schedule tours, maintain tour group calendar, and coordinate with group leaders ensuring quality experiences
- Coordinate with Assistant Director to ensure proper business, tour group, and daily operational record keeping, and assist with the hiring, training, and, supervising of student staff
- Serve on exhibit development teams and collaborate with staff and faculty to develop and fabricate exhibits
- Provide general service and customer service for calls from campus and public about museum programs
- Work as a team member to offer operational support and assist front-line staff with visitors
- Master's degree in education or related field
- One (1) or more years of successful teaching experience in a school or museum setting
- Experience writing lesson plans and conducting research and evaluations
This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.
Required Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter
- Two (2) Professional References
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
- Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
- Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
- Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
- Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
- Effective program management, detail orientation, and leadership skills
- Exemplary public presentation skills
Apply Before Date
March 11, 2024
Application review may begin on February 2, 2024.
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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.
- Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Work generally performed in office environment
- Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
- Evening and weekend work may be required
- Travel required
- Standard + Education & DMV
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