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Job Posting: Education Specialist

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West Virginia Public Broadcasting is looking for individuals to fill a full-time Education Specialist position. Under general supervision, will coordinate the Inquire Within Library Program. This would include new library launches, events, purchasing, and developing and maintaining a database of the program, but not be limited to libraries, teachers/ schools, after-school networks, or other community partners as needed. Oversee any new expansions of the program.

Provide technical assistance and event support to libraries already participating in the Inquire Within Program in addition to the oncoming libraries joining the program.

Create and develop lesson plans using WV content Standards and PBS LearningMedia Resources for schools, libraries, after-school programs, and community events.

Develop and provide PBS workshops for professional development using LearningMedia and PBS Kids Resources. This would include but not limited to libraries, teachers/schools, after-school networks, or other community partners as needed.

Explore and develop opportunities for summer programming and other education initiatives with participating libraries, schools, and other partners across the state.

Offer and provide outreach for community and local events for the Education Department of West Virginia Public Broadcasting. The position will be in the Charleston office. Some travel is required.

Required Skills

- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

- Ability to prepare and present written and oral reports and presentations

- Ability to organize and coordinate events.

- Ability to evaluate existing programs and make recommendations to implement, improve and revise programs.

- Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with a wide variety of organizations, agencies and individuals.

Minimum Qualifications

Training: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major related to the area of assignment. Minimum of 3 years classroom experience preferred.

Substitution: Experience directly related to the area of assignment which must have included one year assisting in coordination, planning, and execution of educational programs/events may be substituted for the required training on a year-for-year basis.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Download the employment application.

Email the completed application, along with your resume, to Kristina Dodd at kdodd@wvpublic.org, or mail it to:

Kristina Dodd, 600 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301

WVPB is operated by the Educational Broadcasting Authority of West Virginia (EBA), a state agency that offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The EBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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