Berkshire Museum Education Specialist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The Education Specialist is responsible for the implementation of educational programming focusing on natural science, history, and art in summer learning with elementary and middle school students in Northern Berkshire County. -A Bachelor's Degree in Education, Science, or Visual Arts and/or combination of Associates Degree with demonstrated professional experience. Current higher education students will be considered with demonstrated professional experience. -Experience working with the general public, in a museum or other public program setting, preferred -Excellent writing and public speaking skills -Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and in a team-oriented environment -Ability to communicate professionally with administrators, educators, and the general public -Candidate must have their own reliable transportation -Candidate must be able to work and/or type at a desk, climb stairs and lift up to 30 lbs. -An ideal candidate will have excellent skills in use of contemporary technology in an educational setting -Candidate must maintain a current Massachusetts driver's license, personal automobile insurance and a safe driving record Approximate dates and hours are: Summer: Late June through the first or second week of August: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday Duties include: -Delivery of art and science programs with students -Managing a group of elementary and middle school students at their school or camp -Timely onsite preparation and cleanup of programming at school -Maintaining good communication and working relationship with school administration and staff -Maintain and report accurate records of material usage -Participate in ongoing training for Museum programming and curriculum -Participate in weekly program status meetings with Education Program Manager