Education Coordinator – The LEDI project at MOSH Jacksonville

at Museum of Science and History
Location Jacksonville, FL
Date Posted May 6, 2024
Category Education
Job Type Temporary
Salary Range $20-25/hr
Start Date 09/01/2024
Deadline to apply 06/30/2024
Company Phone 9043966674
Address 1025 Museum Circle Jacksonville, FL 32207
County Duval


The Project


Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated (LEDI) is a multimedia art exhibition that seeks to reimagine the lives of young girls whose lives were lost in the holocaust. The LEDI project uses art as a vehicle for teaching the holocaust in a way that fosters human connection and empathy, while teaching students how to fight oppression and create sustained impact.


The Role


As the Education Coordinator for the LEDI project at Museum of Science and History (MOSH), your role is pivotal in connecting to schools in Jacksonville to come and see our art exhibition and ensuring successful implementation of program curriculum. Your goal is to facilitate relationships with Jacksonville schools and programs and linking them to the MOSH museum to ensure the LEDI experience and curriculum is accessible to students across Jacksonville. You will also be responsible for learning the LEDI curriculum, leading programs with students, and helping support the teaching of the curriculum to other educators/docents.



Your Responsibilities


  • Community Outreach: Actively engage with the local school districts and systems and local organizations in Jacksonville to raise awareness of the LEDI project and its educational objectives. This may involve organizing community events that can showcase LEDI, participating in local forums or conferences, and collaborating with other organizations that share similar goals.
  • Curriculum Familiarization: Familiarize yourself with the LEDI curriculum, its objectives, content, and methodologies. Understanding the curriculum inside-out will empower you to effectively communicate its value to stakeholders and effectively deliver it to students.
  • Program Coordination: Coordinate school field trips to the LEDI exhibition at MOSH. Schedule and coordinate public school and non public field trips to visit LEDI at MOSH. Communicate with teachers and administrators to answer clarifying questions before the field trip. Manage logistical details such as transportation and lunch arrangements. Create a seamless and enriching experience for students, fostering a love for learning and exploration through an organized and engaging visit. .
  • Program Leadership: Lead programs and workshops with students, utilizing the LEDI curriculum to facilitate meaningful learning experiences. These sessions should be interactive, engaging, and sensitive to the subject matter, fostering empathy and critical thinking among participants.



What You’ll Bring


  • Passion for Education and Social Justice: You have a genuine passion for education, particularly in the areas of history, art, and social justice.
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills: You can effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals to coordinate programs effectively.
  • Experience as an Educator: You understand and effectively implement curriculum, adapt it to different educational settings, and facilitate engaging learning experiences for students.
  • Organizational and Project Management Skills: You are able to coordinate programs, manage resources, and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Empathy and Patience : You are sensitive to different perspectives and patient in understanding the challenges of teaching antisemitism to students in the current political climate. You create a safe and inclusive learning environment where difficult topics can be discussed with respect and understanding is crucial.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: You are able to adapt to changing circumstances, navigate challenges in and outside of a learning environment, and respond creatively to new opportunities that arise for LEDI. You are willing to adjust your approach as needed to achieve the goals of the LEDI project.



Duration: July 2024 - February 2025 (Potential to continue with the project)

Type: Contract

This position is regarded as a temporary MOSH official employee.

This position is being funded by the The Dr. David M. Milch Foundation, who are the sponsors of the LEDI exhibit.




The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this position. This job description is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and work conditions of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify the duties of this position and designate other functions as essential at any point in time. Management may also modify working hours and work location at any point in time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

MOSH provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees.  We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, medical condition, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual preference or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law or local ordinance applicable to our work locations.  We also make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees if we are aware of the need for accommodation and if the requested accommodation does not cause undue hardship as interpreted from the ADA/ADAAA.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

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