Sea Center Programs Manager ~

28 de junio de 2004

Sea Center Programs Manager

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Department: Sea Center
Reports To: Sea Center Director
Created: June 7, 2004
Position Summary: The Sea Center Programs Manager is responsible for the overall education and exhibit functions of the Sea Center, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of all exhibits and public and school education programs.
The position requires demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating hands-on interactive exhibits and science programs designed for the general public as well as for K-12 students. Specific Responsibilities:
* Serves with the Sea Center Director and Operations Manager on the Sea Center management team to ensure smooth operation of the facility.
* Works with Exhibits and Sea Center staff to develop, execute, and evaluate all Sea Center exhibits.
* Develops, monitors, and evaluates curriculum for all school programs to ensure that it meets the needs of teachers and students.
* Establishes a standard for smooth operation of all educational programs and services.
* Ensure that all grant-funded programs, such as Los Marineros, comply with standards and guidelines outlined by granting agencies.
* Track budgets of all educational programs and services to ensure departmental goals are being met.
* Builds into all programs an evaluation model with measurable goals and objectives and analyzes evaluation data to ensure program success.
* Recruits, trains and oversees program staff and ensures that they are accomplishing their goals.
* Maintains strong relationships with education professionals and institutions to ensure program support and relevance.
* Stays abreast of market trends to ensure our offerings continue to be successful and relevant.
* Works in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure adequate volunteer staffing of the facility.
* Works closely with Museum's Education division to ensure consistency and coordination of all programs and exhibits with main campus. Essential Requirements:
* Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating hands-on interactive exhibits and science programs for all ages, including the general public and K-12 students.
* Bachelor's degree in related field.
* Minimum of three years of management experience.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing skills.
* Ability to work partial weekends, and occasional holidays and evenings.
* Ability to interact with the general public.
* Flexible, well organized and able to work on several projects simultaneously.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
* Teaching credential preferred.
* Experience designing exhibits a plus.
* Bilingual a plus.
Work Environment:
* General office environment with frequent work in a
classroom environment and work throughout the sea center's facilities.
* Frequent work outdoors during field trips in various
natural environments
* Significant computer and telephone work (repetitive
movement - typing)
* Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending and
climbing stairs with occasional lifting of light to moderate loads (10- 50 lbs) Jenny Theodorou Sea Center Director Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta Del Sol Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-4711 x342
(805) 569-3170 fax


Find your job here