Coordinator, Outreach & Educational Programming | Denton, TX

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Coordinator, Outreach & Educational Programming (Résumé and Cover Letter Required) 

Location: Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, US 

Department:  Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy 


Job Summary and Duties 

The Coordinator for Outreach & Educational Programming plans, coordinates, and implements a variety of educational programs, for the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership’s Sue S. Bancroft Women's Leadership Hall. This includes developing, delivering, and evaluating innovative programs for school communities, student and teacher audiences and others. The successful candidate will have broad knowledge of K-12 and museum education best practices; Common Core curriculum; as well as a familiarity with the Texas educational system. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluations system and in accordance with the University Policies and Procedures. 





Reports to:      Associate Director, Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy 


Supervises:     May supervise Student Assistants 



ESSENTIAL DUTIES -May include, but not limited to the following: 


         Conceives of and implements training and professional development opportunities for teacher audiences utilizing the gallery’s iCivics program/exhibit. 

         Creates, implements, and evaluates educational programs for gallery, including programs, tours and exhibition-related workshops. 

         Develops goals and objectives and implements projects using museum engagement strategies to meet the needs of classroom teachers. 

         Manages logistics of scheduling and communications with various groups (i.e. schools, women’s groups, donors, etc.) for tours of the gallery. 

         Supports institutional relationships with partner classroom teachers and other program partners. 

         Reviews existing content, curriculum, strategies, and research/evaluation to make recommendations and implement approved modifications. 

         Coordinates the selection, ordering, and organization of program art supplies and consumables. 

         Collaborates with internal and external evaluators to track and report program participation and demographics, make continual improvements to programs, and measure program outcomes and impacts. 

         Assists in coordination and training of tour guides. 

         Implements cleanliness standards for the gallery. 

         Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge in the field of museum education. 





  • Provides outreach to campus community to increase awareness of educational opportunities. 
  • Performs other duties as requested. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES - The following are essential: 


  • Knowledge of established museum education practices and overall museum operations. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a variety of settings, including public speaking and public tours. 
  • Ability to think creatively and use new technologies to expand outreach and program impact. 
  • Ability to maintain records, budgets, and prepare reports. 
  • Ability to work with patrons of various ages and learning abilities. 
  • Ability to accurately prioritize and lead concurrent projects. 
  • High level of computer literacy and skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Google Docs, Sheets, slides, forms, drawings and maps. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of civic education in K-12 setting. 
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships. 
  • Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment, including related university software and email. 





The physical demands described in the Essential Duties and below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 


The employee is required to travel occasionally and work a flexible schedule. The employee may be required to work occasional weekends and evenings. 





All employees are responsible for maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment. 





TWU promotes a safe working environment. Employees are responsible for completing assigned tasks safely and efficiently, and supervisors are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Employees must report any unsafe work conditions or practices, as well as any near-miss incidents, to their supervisor and Risk Management. Supervisors and employees should ensure that injury/accident reports are submitted to the Office of Human Resources and Risk Management within 24 hours of the incident. 



Bachelor’s degree in education, museum education, history, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. 


Three years’ experience in creating educational programs, preferably related to civics or history, in a museum environment, or any combination of relevant education and experience. 


Regular and reliable attendance at the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position.  


Advertised Salary 

$3,750.00 per month 



Job: IRC49495