Education Specialist

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Education
City: Washington
State/Province: District of Columbia
Country: USA
Contact Person: Molly Abromavage
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: National Air and Space Museum
Application Due Date: Thursday, August 18 2022
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This position is located in the Education Department-School Programs, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), in the Smithsonian Institution (SI).  The incumbent responsibilities are split between managing the Discovery Station program and coordinating production needs for virtual programming at both the National Mall Building in Washington, DC and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement. This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Discovery Station Program Manager – Manages the upkeep of 30+ Discovery Stations, including ensuring stations are stocked with all necessary items and are in working order so that they can be successfully presented to visitors.
  • Production Coordinator for Education – Produces media content for visitors, for presentation both virtually and in the physical museum.
  • Education Material Development – Develops training and support materials in collaboration with NASM stakeholders like educators, curators and docent coordinators in order to assist Discovery Station facilitators in learning about and successfully facilitating the Stations.