several contractors to work with the education team and coordinators


Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

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Last Updated: 7 April 2014

Learning Programs Assistant
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is looking for a contractor to work with the education team at NMNH to help support educational programming for Q?rius, an innovative 10,000 square foot interactive programming space developed and operated by the NMNH Office of Education & Outreach. The contractor will work closely with the Chief of Experience Development and team to plan, implement and evaluate programs, especially scientist-led presentations. The Assistant will meet with team members, help to determine timelines and schedules, process natural history specimens, create outreach materials, manage digital assets, communicate with scientists, educators and technical specialists, and assess and document programs. The Assistant serves an important role in liaising with science experts and supporting innovative public programs in the museum's newest educational space. This is a part time contract for one year. Scope of Work and Request for Quote

Ocean Education Specialist
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks a contractor to work with the education team at NMNH to support educational programming on ocean topics throughout the museum and for outreach efforts online. The contractor will develop, coordinate, manage, and implement educational programs for NMNH, related to coastal and marine science, that support student and public understanding of marine topics presented in exhibitions and studied by Smithsonian researchers. An important aspect of the position is to assure high standards of scientific accuracy and appropriate educational techniques in programs. The contractor will work closely with the Ocean Sciences Educator and has responsibility in planning, initiating, and conducting programs, liaising with the staff of the museum’s science departments in activity development and implementation, and supporting the Sant Ocean Hall volunteer program. Scope of Work and Request for Quote

Youth Volunteer Coordinator - Office of Education and Outreach
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks a contractor to provide coordination and logistical services in support of the implementation of the youth volunteer program at NMNH. The goal is to provide management and direction of youth volunteers using established volunteer protocols and training procedures. The Youth Volunteer Coordinator will function as the main point of contact for the youth volunteers and coordinate their training and scheduling. The Coordinator will also assist in the implementation of the training curriculum in conjunction with NMNH educators. The contractor will perform communication duties (e.g., sending weekly emails and updates about museum news and schedule reminders), and manage other logistics and needs. The Coordinator will also be the onsite point of contact for youth volunteers during their service. The work would begin the end of May 2014 and continue through September 30, 2014, with the possibility of a one-year exten sion. Request for Proposal

Science Communication Facilitator - Youth Engagement through Science
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks a vendor to assist the Office of Education and Outreach with the coordination and implementation of science communication curriculum for high school students participating in the Youth Engagement through Science (YES) internship program and provide instruction to YES students on their audience engagement projects. The period of performance is anticipated to begin on or around May 19, 2014 and be completed no later than December 1, 2014. Request for Proposal

National Outreach Coordinator - Youth Engagement through Science
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks a vendor to assist the Office of Education and Outreach with the coordination and implementation of national outreach modules for high school students at partner institutions associated with the Youth Engagement through Science (YES) internship program. The period of performance is anticipated to begin on or around May 12, 2014 and be completed no later than December 1, 2014. Link to: Request for Proposal

Washington, District of Columbia
2014-04-30
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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