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Box Elder Museum oCurator of Education (PT)

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Box Elder Museum oCurator of Education (PT)
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Performs a variety of technical, professional duties to develop, manage, implement, and curate a group of education programs that link school and community audiences of all ages with the museum’s collections and exhibitions. This position works closely with the curator and key staff members on the development and implementation of educational programs. The Curator creates innovative and collaborative educational programs for adults and youth with the museum.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Museum Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May provide close to general supervision to volunteer personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Education & Public Programming: Works with museum staff and committees to develop, prepare, and promote lectures, gallery talks, presentations, demonstrations, special events, and other public programs. Determines the needs of the communities served by the museum, define target audiences, and develop specific strategies and programs to meet defined needs, objectives and priorities. Conducts tours and educates patrons providing facts, history and notes of interest. Creates partnerships and collaborations with community organizations to extend our reach and deepen our impact. Develops, executes and evaluates innovative programs aimed at engaging audiences across the spectrum of ages in order to develop lifelong relationships with the Museum. Works with community advisors, museum staff, and program participants to research, develop, and assess focused and engaging programs for all audiences in connection with the Museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collections. Develops implement and track metrics to measure, evaluate, interpret, and analyze the effectiveness and impact of public programs Assists in the general upkeep of the museum facilities and environs; performs general cleaning and maintenance. Greets the public; conducts tours and educates patrons providing facts, history and notes of interest; may assist patrons in the conducting of personal research; assists in distributing promotional materials; rehouses and researches collections.

BRIGHAM CITY CORPORATION Job Description Public Relations/Promotion:

Maintains positive relations with persons associated with the museum, including, but not limited to, the museum staff, other City employees, volunteers, board, the general public, and the media. Assists in promotions of museum activities with media. Prepares communication materials including newsletters, brochures, announcements, flyers, etc., designed to promote understanding and awareness of museum and gallery exhibits, programs, events, services and goals; assures timely production, printing, delivery and distribution of promotional items and publications. Ensures museum events are listed on online event calendars. Greets the public; may assist patrons in the conducting of personal research. Collections: Assists with the care, maintenance, and documentation of collection objects and objects on loan to/from the collection. Prepares articles on collections activities for inclusion in museum publications and press releases Assists with details of shipping, crating, packing, transportation, insurance, customs clearance, and storage for collections and exhibitions. Weekend and evening duties as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM

 

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education and Experience: A. Bachelor degree in education, art, history, museum studies, or a natural history field or equivalent; plus, basic knowledge of museum work including education activities, publicity, and object handling; AND B. Two (2) years of experience performing above or related duties; OR C. An equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of general museum operations; education; object handling; exhibitions, publicity, social media, general clerical functions, including PC operations, filing, record keeping, etc. Knowledge of art and history or natural history; database management, etc. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; operate personal computer and various software applications including PhotoShop or GIMP, and Scribus; operate peripheral equipment including scanners, tape players, and digital cameras. 3. Special Qualifications: Valid state of Utah driver license. 4. Work Environment: Incumbent of the position performs in a generally climate controlled environment. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain (over 50 lbs.), related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting, etc. Communicating, i.e., talking, hearing and seeing essential to job effectiveness. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance.

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Register online with Utah Department of Workforce Services and submit a Brigham City Corporation application for employment regarding Job Order# 2111312 and submit application to DWS, 138 W 990 S, Brigham City, UT 84302 or fax to 435-695-2660, Attn: Charisse Jeppsen or by email to cjeppsen@utah.gov. Registration and application available at website https://jobs.utah.gov for all qualified applicants. NOTE: All Brigham City employees must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and criminal history check following a conditional offer of employment. Employees required to drive a motor vehicle as an essential job duty will be required to successfully complete a motor vehicle record (MVR) check following a conditional offer of employment.

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