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Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Job Title

Education Coordinator (Historic Capitol Museum)

General Summary

This is independent work coordinating administrative tasks and assignments and providing analysis and research on a variety of administrative matters related to the early learning and K-12 educational and outreach programming at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum. In support of the Visitor Services and Events Manager, the Education Coordinator communicates with teachers, school administrators, tour operators, and other partners to develop content for and schedule group visits. As a member of the Museum’s Exhibits team, the Education Coordinator develops interactive experiences for the Museum’s long-term and temporary exhibit spaces. This position reports to the Museum Director.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Performs special assignments, research, and report preparation
  • Reviews records and reports which require action and recommends solutions or courses of action
  • Assists supervisor in handling daily administrative duties and acts in matters where authority has been delegated
  • Prepares confidential correspondence, secures information necessary for preparing replies, and answers telephone inquiries to relieve supervisor from routine assignments
  • Processes a variety of correspondence, investigates subject matter, and prepares replies 
  • Trains and supervises clerical and/or other administrative personnel to ensure accurate and smooth work flow of the unit
  • Defines and investigates problems; formulates methods of resolution
  • Assists in formulating and recommending programs and policies of the unit; interprets and administers policies 
  • Represents supervisor at meetings and conferences related to K-12 education programming
  • Performs general office management duties
  • Provides support for special events, including some evenings and weekends
  • Staffs Visitor Services Desk as needed 
  • Performs other related duties as required 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of educational theory and techniques and best practices for museum educational programs
  • Knowledge of administrative principles and practices
  • Knowledge of research techniques
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and review work for accuracy and quality of content 
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to contribute to the efficient internal functioning of the unit 
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of the public 
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures 
  • Ability to prepare reports, correspondence, and maintain records
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques 
  • Ability to train others 
  • Ability to supervise people
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with board members, donors, volunteers, schools and teachers, supervisor, other agencies, and the public

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
 
Administrative experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. 

Preferred Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in liberal arts, education, American history, public history or related field and one year experience teaching in the classroom, with museums, or hosting educational programs preferred.

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience.
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, completed legislative application, and resume via email to info@flhistoriccapitol.gov

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.