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  • Museum Camp Instructor

    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
    Job Description
    Museum Camp Instructor
     
    Reports to:         Manager, Museum Camps
    Department:       Community Engagement & Programs
    FLSA Status:      PT/Non-exempt
     
    Position Overview:
    The Museum Camp Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervising campers throughout the camp day through the use of classroom management skills to ensure that campers stay safe and have a fun camp experience. The Museum Camp instructor also guarantees Museum Camps attendees’ safety by adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) policies and holding campers and volunteers to safety standards.  This includes close monitoring of children throughout the camp day inclusive of lunch time, recess, on field trips, and offsite locations. 
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Implement educational programs and activities for campers, including while on field trips. Instructors should be familiar with all assigned program content and needs.
    • Facilitate morning check-in. Receive paperwork from parents, gather information about campers’ medical conditions, answer questions about camp activities, etc. Keep all campers’ medical conditions in mind during activities. 
    • Assist with daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
    • Work with Youth and Adult Volunteers assisting with the camp day.
    • Attend all museum camp training sessions.
    • Serve as an instructor at both before care and after care as needed.
       
      Education and Experience:
    • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, history, art, social work, counseling, theatre, or related field preferred. Experience working in an educational setting (formal or informal) with children.
    • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
    • Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
    • Understanding of day camp procedures/standards preferred.
       
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Must possess an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and interact well with children.
    • Must have strong leadership and people skills.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
    • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
    • Must have the ability to work at multiple locations and access to reliable transportation.
       
      Additional Requirements
    • Work week may be 0 – 40 hours and follows Museum Camps schedules.  The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm.  Weekends are not required.
    • Museum Camp Instructors must have availability when Museum Camps are taking place unless prior approval has been ascertained before camps.In the 2018- 2019 season, this is from December 26 – 28, January 2 – 4, March 25 – 29, April 22 – 26 and May 20 – August 9. Museum Camp Instructors must also have availability in December and March for curriculum review and refresher training days.
    • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. of supplies and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time while presenting programs, assisting campers, or organizing materials.
       
      Work area is Geier Collections and Research Center and Union Terminal in classrooms, exhibit floors, and other areas in and around the building. Camps will travel offsite for field trips. Field trips include standing and maneuvering through rough and uneven terrain, possibly in inclement weather. Position also requires work and travel outside of Union Terminal, including weeks that will be completely off-site at satellite Museum Camps locations, including but not limited to: Cincinnati Observatory, Blue Ash Recreation Center, Villa Madonna Academy, Thomas More College, Greenacres Foundation, and Cincinnati Country Day School.
       
       
    To apply online go to:  https://jobapply.page.link/NDS6
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