Wisconsin Maritime Museums Seeks Full-Time Youth Engagement Coordinator

Youth Engagement Coordinator
Full-time, salary, non-exempt
$25-30k plus a comprehensive benefits package

The Youth Engagement Coordinator is a full-time position within the Education and Engagement Department of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. This position develops and delivers a variety of innovative and inclusive educational programs to a school-aged audience. Our youth programs include camps, workshops, special events, field trips and outreach. This Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Education and Engagement.

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum welcomes all people to connect with our waterways through
inclusive programs, engaging exhibits and a world-class collection. Founded in 1969 as a
submariners’ memorial, WMM has grown to be one of the largest maritime museums on the
Great Lakes. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit. Our programs seek to make contemporary
connections to the Great Lakes and our shared maritime heritage.

Responsibilities :
● Develop and lead programs for a school-aged audience including camps, workshops,
special events, field trips and outreach. This includes developing program goals, writing
lesson plans, identifying community partners, creating promotional materials, procuring
supplies and coordinating with various museum departments
● Serve on cross-departmental teams for the creation of exhibits and publications
● Provide written content for social media, marketing and communications
● Engage with the local community to build partnerships, networks and collaborations in
order to increase program diversity, interest and inclusivity
● Build relationships with schools and teachers
● Manage the department calendar
● Communicate and collaborate with exhibitions, curatorial, facilities, visitor engagement,
marketing and finance
● Develop and lead programs for youth with disabilities including Sensory Friendly
Mornings
● Assist with the creation of program budgets; manage expenditures
● Evaluate and meaningfully reflect on past programs
● Schedule, train and supervise volunteers as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Qualities:
● Bachelor’s degree
● Understanding of educational standards, education trends and best practices
● Experience in program planning and facilitation
● Experience with or desire to engage with diverse groups of students, including students
with disabilities
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Youth Engagement Coordinator
Full-time, salary, non-exempt
$25-30k plus a comprehensive benefits package
● Knowledge of best practices in accessibility, inclusion, diversity and equity with a desire
to see all programming through these lenses
● Outstanding public speaking and presenting skills
● Ability to self-motivate and be a key member of a team
● Ability to work some nights and weekends
● Ability to travel for programs, professional development and presentations
● A risk-taker, creative thinker and problem solver

Work Experience:
● One year of related experience
● Experience in museums or other non-profits preferred
● Experience with G-Suite preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is committed to creating an
institution that reflects our community and nation. We are a proud equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will be considered for this position without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to adiaz@wisconsinmaritime.org . No phone
calls please.

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