Golden History Museum – Outreach Education Program Facilitator

Outreach Education Program Facilitator

$11.75 – $15.00 Hourly
Golden, CO
Job Type
Parks and Recreation
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Job Description
The City of Golden offers a unique small town atmosphere and a great work environment. Put your talents and skills to work in an organization whose basic tenet is “Make the City of Golden a Great Place to Live and A Great Place to Work”

We are looking for qualified applicants for our Outreach Education Program Facilitator position for the Golden History Museums.

This position, under the direction of the Interpretation Coordinator, performs, assists and leads a series of 90 minute programs for 3rd and 4th grade elementary students. Must be able to drive to assigned destination.

The person hired for this position will be teaching classes on an as-needed basis Monday – Friday during school hours of 7:30am – 3:30pm. At least two days of availability is preferred.

All applicants are required to submit a completed online application with an attached professional cover letter and resume. In addition, all applicants are required to upload three professional references who have definite knowledge of your business & professional qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Click here to download a Reference Form, complete the form, save the form and upload to your application as an attachment. If you already have a completed list of at least three references you may upload that document in lieu of the Reference Form.

Essential Duties and Responsiblities
Instructs and leads the 90 minute “Building Colorado” program in elementary school classrooms.

Performs a variety of program duties including interpretation and instruction of lesson plans to elementary students with a class size of no more than 35 students per program. May instruct one or more programs during the day.

Utilizes Prezi presentation and program materials to guide 10 groups of students through five rounds of activities related to important events in Colorado.

Facilitates groups to actively participate and make decisions surrounding instructional events. Openly discuss every changing outcomes based on decisions made.

Attends training to learn program content and facilitation requirements. Adapts programming for each session depending on group dynamic while maintaining the integrity of program plan provided.

Communicates with teachers and staff to provide information about program activities.

Provides a safe, creative and fun environment for participants.

Regularly communicates with supervisor in order to provide quality programming.

Organizes materials, inventories supplies and recommends purchasing of supplies and equipment when needed to ensure preparedness for each session.

Use of personal vehicle to drive to and from each assigned program destination. Ability to pick up materials and return program materials to the GHM when they’re done.

Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required; college coursework or experience in classroom education, history, museum studies, or similar field preferred. Experience leading and managing elementary school age students in a classroom or large groups preferred. Must have a love of history and ability to share GHM program information in a professional and engaging manner. Basic knowledge of Colorado History preferred. Ability to adapt needs and decisions to diverse student groups. Familiarity with I-pad, Smart board and Prezi for teaching aids a plus. Must possess excellent organizational, instructional, and communication skills.

Valid driver’s license with good driving record and proof of insurance.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Excellent customer service, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal communication skills.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must be able to make independent decisions with minimal supervision.

Ability to utilize I-pad and Smart board to facilitate programming.

I-pad and Smart board; portable projector, laptop and projection screen. Personal vehicle for transportation to and from assigned program destinations.

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.

While performing the duties of the position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with their hands, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work is primarily performed in a classroom environment.

City of Golden is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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