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JOB OBJECTIVE: Under the leadership of the Division Director and the Museum Services Coordinator, the Museum Services Program Specialist (MSPS) performs moderately complex consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing museum services programs that provide training, education, outreach, and educational resources, using a variety of platforms, to the over 1,000 history museums throughout the state. The platforms include, but are not limited to, workshops, webinars, virtual meetings, and other online and print educational materials. With a focus on education outreach, this position is responsible for a comprehensive webinar initiative aimed at delivering free training to museums both within Texas and worldwide. Additionally, this role involves the maintenance of robust communication channels with in-state and out-of-state museums through email distribution lists, alongside curating a database encompassing all history-related museums in Texas. The Program Specialist is also instrumental in crafting original training workshops and resource materials. This position plays a pivotal role in fostering the professional development of museums and ensuring compliance with industry best practices, theories, and standards. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
|Job Vacancy Notice|
|Position Title:||Museum Services Program Specialist|
|Classification Title:||Program Specialist III|
|Job Posting Number:||24-27|
|Closing Date:||Until filled|
|Work Location Address:||105 W 16th Street, Austin, TX 78701|
To apply for this position, please complete the electronic
State of Texas Application for Employment through CAPPS Recruit.