The Maine State Museum in Augusta, Maine is advertising to fill a full-time Museum Education Specialist II position in the museum’s education division. The Maine State Museum is currently open five days a week (Tue-Sat); the position would be required to work some weekend and evening hours. The position is responsible for developing and implementing innovative, engaging, and relevant gallery experiences for a wide range of visitors. This position assists in training staff and volunteers; assists with the day-to-day operations of the museum public spaces and admission desk; and the development of special events.
A well-qualified candidate is proficient in interdisciplinary, object-based teaching as well as interpretive writing, curriculum development, and the design of hands-on activities; knowledgeable of current inquiry-based pedagogy and teaching strategies; and has an interest in digital technologies and media for use in online and in-house interpretative projects. Individuals with a natural science and/or STEM backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Salary Range: $36,545.60 - $49,524.80. For additional information about the position, as well as additional representative tasks, knowledge, and skills required, and online application visit the Maine Bureau of Human Resources Career Page at http://www.maine.gov/bhr/state_jobs/direct_jobs.shtml a or Melinda Hansen, HR Generalist, General Gov. Service Center, 74 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0074, (207) 624-7430. Applications are due by the end of the day on August 24, 2018.