Monday, April 25, 2011

Education Coordinator Needed at Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Nestled next to Schumaker Pond in Salisbury, Maryland and surrounded by wildlife in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art features the world’s largest and finest public collection of decorative and antique decoys. The museum is a premier facility for the study of art, nature and tradition for the youth, educators, scholars, artists and community it serves.

Job Description:
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art seeks a full time Education Coordinator to assist with a growing department that serves over 14,000 youth and adults annually through programming on topics of art, nature and tradition.

Duties include development and delivery of education programs for youth and adults, scheduling and coordinating programming, assisting with special events and promotion of programs through written press releases, website updates and social media outlets. Education Coordinator reports to the Director of Education.

Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) and have at least two years of experience with program delivery and working with volunteers. Knowledge of regional art, natural and cultural heritage is preferred. Applicants must possess strong organizational, writing and communication skills and be comfortable working independently and as a team with a diverse client base. Applicants should be proficient with computers. Typical workweek is Tuesday through Saturday.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Kim Check, Education Director at
Ward Museum, 909 South Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804

Application review will begin on May 18, 2011. Position open until filled.

The Ward Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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