The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks a contractor to support the Education and Outreach activities of the Ocean Education Team. The Ocean Education Team is responsible for developing activities and programs for family, adult, and teen audiences and training museum volunteers in ocean content and public engagement strategies. The goal of contract is to support and develop the efforts that connect visitors to the exciting objects, content, and scientists related to marine exhibits in addition to working with educators and scientists that connect visitors to ocean science, climate science and research. The Ocean Education Specialist contractor will assist education staff in developing strategies for communicating climate change and ocean science; and developing, implementing, and evaluating live feed, Science on a Sphere, and other public engagement strategies. The contractor will also assist in onboarding, supporting, and training volunteers for the Sant Ocean Hall and relevant temporary exhibits.
Refer to the Statement of Work and the Request for Quote at: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/education/work-opportunities
To apply, please email required materials to CollinsJE@SI.edu using the subject “Education Contract Submission” by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 18, 2019.