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Intern, School & Teacher Partnerships

Posted: 05/05/2022

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Reports to: Senior Director, School & Teacher Partnerships
Department: Learning-School & Teacher Partnerships
Dates: June 8 to August 12
 
Purpose & Position Overview
The School & Teacher Partnerships intern supports the activities of the School & Teacher Partnerships Team, which is part of the Learning Team at Cincinnati Museum Center.  The School & Teacher Partnerships team helps CMC reach mission-based goals through the presentation of experiences for formal and informal education audiences at Union Terminal, at schools and other educational locations in the community, and virtually.  The School & Teacher Partnerships intern will attend outreach programs with CMC staff in the community, assisting with presentations, supply, and group management, etc.  Interns will also create vocabulary guides and other supporting documents to help educators navigate virtual field trips.
 
Position Responsibilities

  • Support program staff as they facilitate outreach experiences for groups by interacting with preschool through middle school students
  • Create supporting documents (i.e., vocabulary guides) for Virtual Field Trips
  • Prepare consumable items for group education programs
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements for the Position
  • Valid driver’s license*
  • Use of personal vehicle to transport self to programs required*
  • Experience with PC computers and typical software (internet browsers; Microsoft Word)
  • Must pass a background check
  • Working towards a degree in education or related field preferred
  • Experience working with children in an informal or formal education setting 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must possess an outgoing personality and interact with children well
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Punctual
  • Flexible and adaptable to change; strong team player 
  • Able to effectively communicate with staff, community partners, and guests of all ages and abilities in an understandable and pleasant manner; able to speak to large and small groups of people from a variety of racial, cultural, ethnic, gender, and generational backgrounds with sensitivity and active listening
  • Able to quickly learn, apply and teach new knowledge
  • Familiarity with content and learning standards preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail 
Physical Requirements
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
  • Lifting heavy and/or oversized program containers*
*Accommodations can be made
 
Working Conditions
  • Office/Work room setting
    • Dress Code: Office Casual
  • Classroom/public/outdoor space setting
    • Dress Code: CMC uniform polo 
Additional Requirements:
  • Early Morning and occasional evening hours required
  • Majority of time is spent in classroom-type settings, which include schools, libraries and a variety of other locations indoors and outdoors
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) a plus
  • Incumbent will be exposed to intermittent sitting and standing, keyboard usage, occasional bending, stooping, lifting, and typing* 
  • Some days will require fast-paced movement in schools, Union Terminal and outside, and will be mentally and physically demanding*
  • Must be able to move about for long periods of time while assisting with programs*
Background: Cincinnati Museum Center provides a variety of in-person and virtual experiences for schools and groups. Outreach experiences are formal and informal hands-on programs for pre-K through high school students and families.  These experiences are facilitated in a variety of locations within the region, including indoor and outdoor settings.  Virtual field trips are prerecorded tours featuring immersive video walkthroughs of permanent and featured exhibits, as well as interviews with experts and museum staff.
 
Reports To: Tony Lawson-Senior Director, School & Teacher Partnerships
Rate of Pay: $11.00/hr
Age Requirement:  Over 18 years old. Student should be a currently enrolled undergraduate student.
 

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