The Museum Educator performs skilled, educational, and programming work of a relatively complex nature under the supervision of the Museum Supervisor. Work involves planning, designing, directing, promoting, and implementing all museum education programs, including special events and activities for all ages. The work also involves the requisition of program supplies and resource material; maintaining records, and the museum’s web page; preparing reports, brochures and ads; and acting in a consultative capacity with public agencies, educators, and recreational groups. The incumbent works closely with the Museum Curator in the design of programs in conjunction with permanent and changing exhibits and displays and liaises with school teachers and principals, retired teachers and principals, community organizations, including all ages, and heritage groups. The incumbent is responsible for designing all programs and for delivering those programs to the public.
The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:
- Completion of a Bachelor of Education or BC Teaching Certificate;
- Minimum one year previous experience in museum education program development and curatorial experience; and
- BC Driver's Licence - Class 5.
This unionized position is a page grade 9, pays $28.51 per hour. The hours of work are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m, Tuesday – Saturday. Refer to Article 19(g)(i) in the City of Kamloops/CUPE 900 Collective Agreement regarding Benefit Allowance for part time and temporary employees.