El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center (EPHM) is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, team player for the position of Education Coordinator. This position is responsible for the research, development, planning, and implementation of El Paso Holocaust Museum’s education programming. The qualified applicant will have an education and/or history background who recognizes the importance of Holocaust and social justice education, as well as strong community and educator relationships, and positive internal collaborations.
Education Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing the Museum’s education programs. Works closely with all applicable committees, staff, volunteers, and community partners to ensure that development and implementation of EPHM’s education programs are in keeping with EPHM’s Strategic Goals and the Museum’s Mission.
As EPHM adapts its educational offerings and outreach in response to current events, Education Coordinator will also be tasked with planning and executing virtual opportunities and adaptations of current museum resources.
This full-time, professional position offers opportunities for growth and leadership. Starting salary of $32,500 with a generous vacation package. EPHM’s work schedule is as follows: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one weekend per month, Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Docent & Volunteer Program
- Coordinates tour scheduling with docents;
- Recruits and trains new docents;
- Holds regular docent meetings and fosters positive environment for docent team
- Responds to tour requests and schedules tours with teachers and community members
- Maintains positive relationships with educators and administrators throughout region
- Virtual Engagement: researching and executing virtual education programs
- Processes Speaker Requests and arranges outreach presentations
- Maintains and checks-out Education Trunks
- Provides & adapts classroom resources as requested
Education Programs & Special Projects
- Summer Camp – a week-long summer camp for children aged 7 to 12;
- Creative Activism Youth Workshops, typically twice a year, these workshops are a hands-on opportunity for high school students to learn how to find their own voice.
- Youth Advisory Council: Works closely with the YAC in developing their own projects and events, such as Youth Poetry Slam.
- Educator’s Conference: work with Executive Director to present biennial two-day conference for middle and high school teachers focused on Holocaust Education Pedagogy and connecting history to contemporary issues and understanding.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in education, history, or non-profit field
- Embraces the values of respect, equality, and integrity in both professional and personal life.
- Must be detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Must be a self-starter as well as a team player
- Must be adept at social media engagement and technology integration and application
- Must be willing and able to lift up to 20-25 lbs.
- Willing to work occasional nights (for events) as required and one weekend shift per month.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references to Jamie Flores, EPHM Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail at 715 N. Oregon, El Paso, TX 79902.
No Phone Calls.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020 or until position is filled.