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DOS - MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPV-SES - 45000589

Date: Feb 24, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 28945 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS - MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPV-SES - 45000589

Position Number: 45000589 

Salary:  $44,000-$46,000 

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2018 

DIVISION:  Division Cultural Affairs

BUREAU:  Historical Museums

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

READVERTISEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Responsible for planning and development of museum programs to serve diverse statewide audiences and to promote learning and appreciation of Florida's history and culture. Works with Museum director and other section heads to achieve conceptual planning, development, and evaluation of all Museum activities, exhibitions, publications, and programs and to maintain operations of the state history museum to the highest professional standards established by the American Alliance of Museums.
  • Supervises development, implementation, and scheduling of on-site and outreach programs, tours, special events, lectures, camps and workshops of the Museum of Florida History and the Knott House Museum. Supervises and conducts research of educational materials. Supervises Statewide Education Services, including the Florida History Day, Heritage Education Program and teacher in-services.
  • Administers the Education section, including staff supervision, development, and performance evaluation, budget preparation, fiscal and property control, establishing completion deadlines, and ensuring that projects are carried out according to established criteria. Coordinates section activities with other section heads and the museum director.
  • Participates in the Museum's Collections Committee and Exhibits Committee, advising in the acquisition and management of collections and exhibits planning. Supervises administration of Knott House Museum maintenance calendar and Assists with applying for and managing grants to advance the mission of the Museum of Florida History and the Knott House Museum. Carries out special projects as assigned by the Museum director.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in history, humanities, anthropology, museum studies, education, public history, American studies or a related field.

At least five years’ of full time experience in museum education; a Master’s degree may substitute of one year of the required experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of American history, obtained through coursework or on the job Knowledge of museum terminology and programs

Knowledge of museum exhibits planning and implementation

Knowledge of museum terminology and programs

Knowledge of strategic planning for museum education program development

Knowledge of grant and proposal research and writing

Knowledge of preparing and maintaining budgets

Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational programs, visitor services and outreach programs for local and statewide audiences of the state history museum.

Ability to direct, supervise, and evaluate staff of the Education Section

Ability to communicate effectively, in written and oral presentations

Ability to market and promote museum education programs and events

Ability to understand and apply pertinent rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to use a computer for word processing, research, preparation of plans, reports and

presentations, and database management

PEREFFERED (NOT REQUIRED) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Master’s degree in history, humanities, anthropology, museum studies, education, public history, American studies or a related field. A Master’s degree may substitute of one year of the required experience

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter detailing education and four or five years of museum education experience.

SCREENING DISCLAIMER:  Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the candidate job profile and/or resume.  Please attach copies of documents needed to meet the minimum qualifications for this position to this People First requisition.  Examples of educational documents include: college diploma, high school diploma or equivalent.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.

The Department of State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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