Friday, 25 July 2014
Job Opportunity: Education Program Specialist with Okotoks, Alberta
Okotoks is one of Canada’s fasting growing communities, offering first class education and recreation facilities, beautiful parks and trails, and a wide range of retail and dining opportunities, We are a safe community that makes us a wonderful place to live and work. Okotoks is located 18 km from the Calgary city limits and 64 km from the Calgary International Airport.
Okotoks Cultural & Historical Services strives to engage, enrich, inspire and inform through educational and entertainment experiences at The Okotoks Art Gallery, the Okotoks Museum & Archives, and the Rotary Performing Arts Centre (RPAC). The Town has an exciting opportunity for the unique person who has an understanding of current trends in educational programming. The incumbent will interact with a broad spectrum of audiences including the visiting public, program registrants, facility users, community groups, and the media. Reporting to the Cultural & Historical Team Leader, the Program Specialist is responsible for interpretive and educational program development and delivery, providing art education opportunities for the public, and is involved in coordinating annual special events.
Education Program Specialist Job Description
The successful candidate has a related degree (B. Ed. and/or related arts preferred) plus a minimum of 2 years interpretive experience in a museum, gallery or teaching environment, and a commitment to continuous learning in related areas of expertise ensure the incumbent’s success. Proficiency with computers using Microsoft Office software is required.
As an Employer, the Town of Okotoks offers:
The opportunity to be part of a culture that is mission, vision and values based, including being community minded, flexible, collaborative and people focused. Working in a dynamic and energetic environment which values and supports life-long learning
Interested applicants please provide current resumes by August 1st, 2014, along with copies of certification through one of the options below:
Town of Okotoks - Human Resources
PO Box 20, #5 Elizabeth Street
Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1K1