MUSEUM EDUCATOR

Part-Time Employment
20 to 30 hours/week
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 AM - 3 PM with occasional evening and weekend duties. 

 

The Cattle Raisers Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry. The experience tells the story of the cattle industry from its origins among the West’s early Spanish settlers, through the heyday of the legendary drovers, all the way to today’s modern range technology. The exhibits show the important role Texas and Southwestern cattle raisers play in protecting natural resources as frontline stewards of land, livestock and wildlife. 
Visit cattleraisersmuseum.org to learn more about the Museum. 
The Education Coordinator is the key leader responsible for providing creative and strategic leadership to oversee all aspects of the museum’s K-12 student and teacher programs, public programs, and interpretative functions.

The Cattle Raisers Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry. The experience tells the story of the cattle industry from its origins among the West’s early Spanish settlers, through the heyday of the legendary drovers, all the way to today’s modern range technology. The exhibits show the important role Texas and Southwestern cattle raisers play in protecting natural resources as frontline stewards of land, livestock and wildlife. 

Visit cattleraisersmuseum.org to learn more about the Museum. 

The Education Coordinator is the key leader responsible for providing creative and strategic leadership to oversee all aspects of the museum’s K-12 student and teacher programs, public programs, and interpretative functions.

 

Basic Functions and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Building on the recently renovated design and new content, core duties include:

    Creating interpretive plans reflecting our mission

      Curriculum development for grades K-12, including classes and camps

        Curriculum development for adult outreach

          Teacher training workshops

            Educational content creation for licensing and online learning

              Establishing and maintaining relationships with related institutions

                Representing the Museum in educational activities 

                  Create public-facing written and electronic interpretive materials for exhibitions including, but not limited to, audio tours, teachers’ guides, and family guides

                    Representing the museum with a high level of integrity and professionalism, adhere to museum policies, maintain confidentiality, and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner

                    Qualifications:

                      Bachelors Degree in education; Master’s in history and /or agricultural background preferred

                        3 to 5 years in education, mixture of classroom and museum environment preferred

                          Demonstrated excellent writing, public speaking, and verbal communication skills 

                            Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills 

                              Able to handle many activities and projects simultaneously 

                                Applicants should be sensitive to the enhanced public role that museums play in society and have a passion to communicate to others the mission of the Museum.

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                                THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY!

                                Fun Fact
                                The OMNI Theater sound system and speakers were upgraded in 2008 with a state-of-the-art system that remains unrivaled anywhere in the world!

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