The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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The Cleveland Museum of Natural History Cleveland, OH, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full time
JOB POSTING Manager of Public Programs Full-time The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 300,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people. Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy. The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic individual who is passionate about science education in our region and beyond. Summary: A professional level staff member responsible to the Director of Education to develop, coordinate and execute programs for youth, families, and adults related to the Museum's goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develop, manage, deliver and evaluate non-school educational programs for Cleveland area youth, families and adults. Supervision of the following public programs and associated staff: youth, family, adult, summer camps, outdoor education, and other Museum-wide educational events. Manage operating budgets and develop funding proposals for above public programs. Organize and run the Museum's annual high profile Explorer Lecture Series. Serve as part of management team to set direction for the Education Division with the Director of Education, Manager of School & Teacher Programs and Planetarium Manager. Work with Museum curators and area institutions in University Circle and beyond to develop collaborative public programs. Collaborate with Marketing and Communications team to ensure all public programs are effectively marketed and advertised. Keep abreast of scientific knowledge and Museum research. Effectively coordinate and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize and work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy to meet stringent and overlapping deadlines. Communicate and work with a diverse audience in a pleasant, tactful and enthusiastic manner. Maintain professional conduct with Museum staff and the public at all times. Perform all duties according to established Museum operating, safety and environmental quality policies. Perform other duties as assigned by Manager or Management. Education and/or Experience: Master's degree in education or natural history related field. 3-5 years experience managing and supervising staff. Other Qualifications : Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience teaching and planning programs in a museum or other informal education setting. Excellent educational program development skills. Ability to communicate and work effectively with Museum staff, students, parents and public groups in a professional, pleasant, tactful, and enthusiastic manner. Willingness to include evenings and weekends in a normal work schedule. Must have excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be able to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities. Must be able to work independently as well as with teams. Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. TO APPLY Please send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references Job Announcement Number: 17A33 Posting Date: November 3, 2017 No phone calls, please. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, ADA EMPLOYER and a SUBSTANCE-FREE WORKPLACE
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History Cleveland, OH, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Seasonal
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT part time Security Guard 28 hours per week (Maximum) The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 300,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people. Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy. The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is passionate about the Museum and its mission; exhibits strong project management and organizational skills; is looking for new challenges; and enjoys working in an enthusiastic and fast paced environment. Summary: The primary responsibilities of the Security Guard are to ensure the security of the Museum and its contents, to represent the Museum to the public in the best possible light he or she can, and to offer assistance to staff, volunteers and visitors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to work under pressure and maintain a pleasant visitor experience under any circumstances. Greet visitors upon entry and exit from the Museum. Address visitor concerns and complaints and direct them to qualified personnel to resolve those issues. Present a friendly and helpful demeanor to Museum visitors and be prepared to help in any way needed. Maintain good working knowledge of the Museum exhibits and displays and be prepared to answer visitor questions regarding these areas. Welcome and instruct school groups on proper Museum and gift shop behavior. Maintain professional appearance, attitude and work habits. Perform emergency response procedures in the case of an emergency. Report all unusual circumstances and activities to the supervisor as they are observed. Voluntarily work occasional night events. Maintain good working knowledge of the Museum facility and grounds. Perform all duties according to established operating, financial, safety and environmental and quality policies. Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or Management. Physical Working Conditions: Indoor/Outdoor, all weather conditions Position may require sitting, walking, or standing for extended periods of time Physical Effort Required: Some physical effort may occasionally be required. Must be able to lift 30 lbs Must be able to run or respond to emergency situations Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED Red Cross CPR & First-Aid Certified preferred Experience and/or training in emergency services, law enforcement or military service preferred TO APPLY Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Human Resources Cleveland Museum of Natural History Cleveland, Ohio 44106 No phone calls, please. Job Announcement Number: 17A30 Posting Date: November 3, 2017 The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, ADA EMPLOYER and a SUBSTANCE-FREE WORKPLACE