Remote Learning Specialist

Deadline July 11, 2020

The Education Specialist for Digital Learning works under the guidance of the Manager to develop the content and implementation strategy for launch and growth of the Museum’s new remote learning initiative, bringing the museum and its lessons to students and other audiences. The duties of this position include but are not limited to creating, organizing, and facilitating remote learning opportunities for students and educators; developing digital resources for programs, projects, and exhibitions; and collaborating with Education colleagues on existing and new initiatives. This is a 12-month contract position with the opportunity to extend into a permanent position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Works with Manager to maintain a learning strategy to engage the public that is in line with the mission of the OJMCHE
• Works with Manager to steward the museum’s new digital learning initiative for K – 16 audiences, including creating, developing, and implementing content and program designs and outreach efforts
• Collaborating with staff in education and curatorial on distance learning initiatives for the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
• Identify and stay on top of trends in digital media learning across a range of settings (in schools, in homes, in museums)
• Facilitate, teach, and co-teach digital and in-person educational programs
• Creates and/or enhances existing partnerships with schools
• Networks with educators and academics in associated fields
• Attends and participates in Education Committee meetings
• Works with Manager to hire, train, and supervise new docents, interns, and volunteers
• Assists with Annual Art and Writing Competition
• Organizes, compiles, records, and reports on education data in your area
• Attends staff meetings and other internal and external meetings as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, Holocaust and genocide studies, Jewish studies, or related field
 2+ years teaching experience and curriculum development in a formal or informal setting required
 2+ years’ experience in creating, managing and implementing digital or remote learning experiences for teen audiences
 Must be fluent in current digital educational platforms, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite
 Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment
 Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work on multiple, complex projects at the same time
 Must be willing to share examples of previously developed curriculum, digital media projects, and past experiences working with youth, specifically teens
 Professional demeanor and ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders
 Outstanding writing and communications skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s degree in Education, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Jewish studies or related field
• Spanish literacy and presentation experience

More Info
http://www.ojmche.org

Location
724 NW Davis Street, Portland OR 97209

Contact Email
employment@ojmche.org