The Early Childhood Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Director of Educational Programs and will coordinate programs related to early learners including ages 0-7 (Pre-school and Grades K-2). They will take a leadership role in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of early childhood/early elementary programs including new offerings, while also establishing and growing relationships in our community with key partners in early childhood education, including schools and organizations. They will also assist with the development and delivery of grant funded initiatives, including those with the museum’s Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS®) curriculum.
ESSENTIAL Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on select occasions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those as employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work time will primarily be in an open office setting. Occasional exposure to outdoor activities may be requested. Weekend and evening work in alignment with programs is sometimes required. This position may also require local travel.