SUMMARY

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum Education Outreach Specialist is a staff position responsible for developing and delivering educational STEM programming “beyond the classroom;” primarily on community outreach and including in-museum activities. This position performs daily activities of the department requiring a positive attitude, educational values, teamwork, and is able to manage their time well. The position is evaluated by the Education Director and reports to the Education Program Manager or Education Coordinator as required under the schedule. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the direction of the Education Program Manager; deliver education programs in support of Middle and Elementary school out-of-school-time programming on-site at various locations in the museum service area (primarily Omaha and Lincoln)
  • Execution of scheduled activities according to the lesson plan for each session
  • Travel to and from each outreach using a personal vehicle under mileage reimbursement
  • Consistently verify supplies used/needed, and reporting to appropriate Education Program Manager or Coordinator
  • Under the direction of the Education Program Manager; deliver education programs in support of K-12 and adult educational activity trips at the museum
  • Preparation of spaces and materials for outreach, activity field trip options, summer and winter camp activities 
  • Under the direction of the Education Program Manager; deliver educational programs in support of grades 1-3 and 4-6 summer and winter camps at the museum
  • Preparation of spaces and materials for camps
  • Execution of scheduled activities according to the schedule for each camp
  • Cleanup of all spaces utilized in camps
  • Consistently verify supplies used/needed, and reporting to appropriate Education Program Manager or Coordinator
  • Travel to and from each outreach under a mileage reimbursement
  • Consistently verify supplies used/needed, and reporting to appropriate Education Program Manager or Coordinator
  • Cross-train on all education programming 
  • Above standard to excellence in all afterschool outreach programming activities, activity field trip options, summer and winter camp activities, and demonstrations
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with special groups and schools
  • Prepare materials, activities and spaces for education events as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s in education, museum studies, or related STEM field (preferred)
  • At least 2 years of relevant teaching or museum experience (preferred)
  • Strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • A team player committed to developing a positive work environment
  • Knowledge and working experience with Google, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Requires a reliable personal vehicle, driver’s license, and insurance

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Commute between but not limited to the Museum and schools in Omaha/Lincoln is required
  • A reliable personal vehicle, driver’s license, and insurance are required
  • Work may be performed both indoors and outdoors
  • Work outside of normal business hours; evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary 
  • Some outdoor work (camps and events) may be performed in varied weather conditions
  • Physical work includes and requires lifting items of no more than 30 pounds
  • A background check is required

JOB CLASSIFICATION:

  • Full-time, hourly

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour (with generous benefits)

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