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Free Enterprise Institute Programs Manager
Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
Waco, Texas, USA


The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute in Waco, Texas seeks a museum professional to serve as the Free Enterprise Institute (FEI) Programs Manager. This senior staff position works to leverage the museum's resources to support the educational opportunities on-site and off-site. As the lead representative of the Dr Pepper Museum’s Free Enterprise Institute, the Programs Manager is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with our key educational stakeholders.

The Programs Manager will lead and coordinate the museum’s efforts in developing and implementing quality informal, innovative, and engaging curriculum‑aligned programming to schools, outreach venues, adults, families, and children. He/She will have overall responsibility for the development of free enterprise program content and activities as well as all aspects of administration of the educational programs. The Programs Manager is also responsible for the management of part-time staff, interns, and volunteers as tour guides and participates on the exhibit development team as an advocate for the visitor experience. Occasional weekend and evening scheduling is required.

The successful candidate will have some or all of these qualifications:
  • An undergraduate degree in Education, History, Economics, or Museum Studies
  • Educational credentials at the Masters level is preferred
  • Classroom teaching experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of State of Texas learning standards and education reforms
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Well-developed organizational skills and attention to details
  • Above average computer skills, MS Office, Internet, desktop publishing, and data base management
Full-time salary with compensation commensurate with experience

Please send cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary history to:

Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
Executive Director
300 South 5th Street
Waco, Texas 76701
jackmck@drpeppermuseum.com

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This job posted by MERC from April 21 through July 21.







Sailing Instructors
Mystic Seaport
Mystic, Connecticut, USA


Mystic Seaport is seeking five sailing instructors who will also serve as directors for our Joseph Conrad Overnight Summer Sailing Camp. During this residential program campers sleep aboard an historic full-rigged ship, the Joseph Conrad, learn to sail Dyer Dhows during the day, and participate in fun activities at night, including a boat ride on the Mystic River, 19th- century “zip-lining” (Breeches Buoy life-saving re-enactment), a Planetarium show, climbing the rigging, and more. For more information visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/summer-camps/conrad/.
This position is seasonal from June-August 2017, and is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day boat and sailing facility maintenance and lesson plan development for beginning and intermediate sailors age 10-15. In addition, this position teaches sailing to campers, helps to supervise Sailing Assistants, supervises and implements evening activities, and sleeps onboard the historic vessel Joseph Conrad.

The available positions are:

Sailing Instructor and Assistant Waterfront Director
Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day direction of program
  • Instructs campers in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history
  • Assists with the maintenance of launches and Dyer Dhow sailboats
  • Prepares and posts all information for campers
  • Maintains an inventory of all supplies and materials
  • Keeps accurate records of boat maintenance for Dyer Dhows and JY 15’s
  • Excellent communication skills required for interaction with children, staff, junior counselors, and parents
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Previous residential program and sail instruction/teaching experience
  • Ability to manage young people in a fast paced environment
  • Enjoy working with teens and preteens
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certified
Sailing Instructor and Office Manager
Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day direction of program
  • Instruct campers in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history
  • Administers first aid and dispenses prescriptions
  • Maintains first aid supplies and log
  • Keeps accurate records, in particular the heath records for all staff, volunteers, leaders, and trainees
  • Maintains close communication with group leaders and museum personnel to ensure smooth program operation
  • Related responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (the long versions of each) or their equivalents
  • Previous residential program and sail instruction experience
  • Ability to work with young people
  • Current American Red Cross Advanced Life Saving is preferred
Sailing Instructor and First Aid Manager
Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day direction of program
  • Instruct campers in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history
  • Administers first aid and dispenses prescriptions
  • Maintains first aid supplies and log
  • Keeps accurate records, in particular the heath records for all staff, volunteers, leaders, and trainees
  • Maintains close communication with group leaders and museum personnel to ensure smooth program operation
  • Related responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (the long versions of each) or their equivalents
  • Previous residential program and sail instruction experience
  • Ability to work with young people
  • Current American Red Cross Advanced Life Saving is preferred
Sailing Instructor and Waterfront Director
Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day direction of program
  • Instruct campers in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history
  • Administers first aid and dispenses prescriptions
  • Maintains first aid supplies and log
  • Keeps accurate records, in particular the heath records for all staff, volunteers, leaders, and trainees
  • Maintains close communication with group leaders and museum personnel to ensure smooth program operation
  • Related responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (the long versions of each) or their equivalents
  • Previous residential program and sail instruction experience
  • Ability to work with young people
  • Current American Red Cross Advanced Life Saving is preferred
Sailing Instructor and Alternate Director
Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day direction of program
  • Instruct campers in sailing, rowing, seamanship, and maritime history
  • Administers first aid and dispenses prescriptions
  • Maintains first aid supplies and log
  • Keeps accurate records, in particular the heath records for all staff, volunteers, leaders, and trainees
  • Maintains close communication with group leaders and museum personnel to ensure smooth program operation
  • Related responsibilities as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (the long versions of each) or their equivalent
  • Previous residential program and sail instruction experience
  • Ability to work with young people
  • Current American Red Cross Advanced Life Saving is preferred
Please visit our employment site at https://www.mysticseaport.org/about/employment/all-positions/ to view the full job descriptions.

To Apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (https://www.mysticseaport.org/wp-content/uploads/Mystic-Seaport-Employment-Application.pdf), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.org OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE.

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This job posted by MERC from March 8 through June 7.



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