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Academic Support PBB (Educational Sp/Imiloa Education/Experience Manager) (#78879) Position Description

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UH Hilo, Imiloa Astronomy Center, full-time, permanent, general funds, to begin approximately May 2018, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Oversees and leads the Education, Exhibits and Planetarium teams in designing, developing, delivering and measuring success for curriculum and programs that advance the mission of Imiloa. Collaborates and coordinates with Imiloa staff and external resources to research, develop, prepare, and deliver engaging, hands-on, inquiry-based curricula and materials consistent with Imiloa core values and endeavors through a Hawaiian world view. Coordinates with other staff members and partners/contractors on the development of new curriculum and program experiences. Supervises the development and implementation of public programs including but not limited to, events, camps, field trips, workshops, lectures, shows, and special programs related to formal and informal education programs. Models programs with staff, volunteers and interns; and refines based on feedback. Develops program trainings, as needed. Coordinates hire and placement of interns within Imiloa. Fosters relationships, establishes and facilitates partnerships with the University of Hawai╩╗i system, UH Hilo, and other community organizations to develop curriculum and experiences. Oversees unit budget, income and expenses. Collaborates with the Marketing Team to develop marketing strategies and products. Collaborates with the Development Team on fundraising strategies and stakeholder collaborations. Develops and submits grant proposals and implements programs funded. Coordinates with the Guest Services and Facilities on program development. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a baccalaureate degree in in any field and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for project management, including project leadership and coordination, planning, development and implementation of projects; or equivalent education/training or experience. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the management of cultural/STEM based educational programs as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with management of cultural/STEM based educational programs. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated. 3 years of formal or informal education program delivery, including coordinating and presenting live public programs. 3 years of supervisory experience. Experience in writing and implementing successful grant proposals. Demonstrated experience with development and implementation of indigenous culturally responsive programs.

Desirable Qualifications

Familiarity with the international, national and Hawai╩╗i museum community. Experience working with the general public and/or providing visitor services. Fluent in Hawaiian Language. Experience working with Hawai╩╗i K-12 schools. Knowledge of Hawaiian culture and Hawaiian natural history.

Pay Range

PBB, $4,331/month minimum

Applications (How to Apply)

Visit and search for the Job Number 2018-00052 to submit an application

Inquiries (General)

Melodie Agbayani, 808-932-8915,

Please refer to position #78879 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

April 15, 2018

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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