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Education Director - Eugene Science Center

28 Oct 2022 10:10 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

TIME: Full time (40hr/wk) non-exempt position. Weekend, holiday, and occasional evening work required.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:Starting salary is $35,000 with full Eugene Science Center benefits provided.

The Education Director is responsible for leading the Education Department while managing and coordinating all educational programs including, but not limited to, camps,school field trip programs, special weekend educational events, museum floor programs, outreach programs, and planetarium experiences.


Leadership (50%)

  • Serves as director of the Eugene Science Center’s Education department, with supervisory and decision-making responsibility for the department’s work, permanent staff, and temporary/seasonal staff including camp instructors, counselors, and volunteers. Includes responsibilities in hiring, scheduling, evaluating performance, and ensuring appropriate professional development of team.
  • Supports individual and group dynamics with effective communication, decision-making and conflict resolution strategies.
  • Manages department budget, and ensures collection and dissemination of relevant Education data, such as program attendance, revenues, guest feedback,and other guest data.

Educational Programming(40%)

  • Develops, creates, organizes, and schedules educational programs that take place both on and off-site.
  • Coordinate the logistics of special programming events; oversee associated equipment and logistics for such events.
  • Facilitates educational programs to visitors during normal operating hours at museum and during special events on and off-site.
  • Works with others to grow our volunteer program and to ensure best practices in volunteer management (including: recruitment, intake, assignment, training, evaluation and recognition).
  • Assists with grant writing to create new, and sustain existing, educational programs.
Other Duties(10%)
  • Participates in select cross-department projects and initiatives.
  • Makes external connections to the educational and vocational communities.
  • Assists the organization by performing other duties, consistent with the position, as assigned.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
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