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 Educational Program Coordinator, Lambton Heritage Museum 

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Job Number: J0718-0028
Job Title: Educational Program Coordinator, Lambton Heritage Museum
Position Status: Full Time
Union: LCEA
Division: Cultural Services
Facility: Lambton Heritage Museum
City: Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm, some evening and weekend work as required
Wage Rate: $24.54 - $29.26/Hour
Date Posted: July 9, 2018
Closing Date: July 22, 2018
Starting Date: August 13, 2018

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Curator/Supervisor, Lambton Heritage Museum, the Programming Coordinator is responsible for the creation, development and delivery of safe, effective and educational programs for school groups and the community at large. These programs will take place both at the Museum site, as well as in the communities across Lambton County.

Duties and Responsibilities

Education Programs:
• Responsible for the planning and delivery of educational programs and activities that serve to compliment the Museum site and featured exhibits, while accommodating a variety of student and community needs, interests and abilities
• Responsible for the integration of curriculum based learning into education programs to ensure programs meet expectations of teaching professionals.
• Works in collaboration with the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator to develop, promote and deliver engaging and informative programs for community members, beyond traditional school programs
• Work in collaboration with the Museum Collections Coordinator to draw from the Museum’s artifact and archival collections to incorporate items from the permanent collection in educational programming
• Represent the Museum within the community as a liaison with different community groups, key stakeholders and community representatives.
• Make the Museum accessible to the residents of Lambton County through the development of programs, and active involvement in community events
• Development of programs for delivery off site through community partner agencies
• Prepare written and oral reports and presentations as necessary
• Responsible for working on evenings and weekends as required

Exhibit Support:
• Assist the Supervisor/Curator, Lambton Heritage Museum with the development and implementation of regular exhibits for the museum and outreach locations throughout the community, focusing on the integration of learning outcomes and activities into each exhibit.

• Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
• Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position's Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: None
Indirect Supervision: None
Functional Authority: None


Minimum Formal Education:
• Successful completion of a postsecondary program in Education or Museum studies, or equivalent on the job experience

• Minimum of 1 year experience in program development, delivery and coordination
• Demonstrated experience engaging audiences of varying demographics
• Experience creating innovative and forward thinking educational programs

A valid Ontario driver’s license and use of a vehicle.

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.