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The Park Program Specialist is responsible for supervising staff and administering museum programming for museum special events, on-site programs, outreach programs, and other special

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Supervises a medium sized staff by interviewing, recommending staff for hire/fire, assigning and reviewing work, counseling, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Develops park museum on-site and outreach programs, special events, lesson plans, tours, and teacher resource materials. Presents programs to visitors and educational groups. Greets visitors; provides information and assistance; interprets park rules and regulations to staff and visitors. Maintains inventory records to ensure accuracy and assists in budget preparation. Researches and prepares programmatic reports and recommends changes as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of program development techinques. Knowledge of research techniques and procedures. Knowledge of administrative office management and supervisory techniques. Ability to prepare educational, promotional, and research materials and develop museum interpretive programs. Ability to write, edit, and present programmatic information. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to schedule, plan, and oversee events. Ability to coordinate acquisitions and maintain inventory. Ability to prepare cost estimates for budget preparation.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, business, or related field; plus one year of experience in public relations, crafts, folk music, or a related field, including six months in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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