Field Trip Manager

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
MA 01720


Jul 17, 2021


Jun 23, 2021
Field Trip Manager
The Field Trip Manager oversees school and group visits to the Museum ensuring that each visit is fun, well-organized, and meets the learning goals of the school or group while maintaining a safe and welcoming experience for all visitors. We recognize schools as partners and the Field Trip Manager strengthens these partnerships by maintaining ongoing communication and providing educational experiences that support the STEAM learning goals of PreK to Grade 8 classrooms. This position works closely with the Visitor Services team and reports to the Assistant Director of School and Group Programs.
Responsibilities include: Manage the daily group visit experience including pre and post communications, arrival, orientation, exhibit floor and campus experience, departure, and evaluation; support an enriching STEAM experience which aligns with current curriculum standards by maintaining pre and post visit guides, hands-on museum orientations, and meaningful exhibit interactions; collaborate with the Director and Assistant Director of School and Group Programs and Director of Visitor Services to develop trainings and practices for Explorers that support a strong learning community and promote effective interpretation techniques; and more. Please view the full job description for a complete list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Schedule: Tuesday through Friday, and Mondays as needed; 24 to 30 hours per week


Qualifications & Skills:
• Experience managing a team and a background in formal or informal education preferred.
• Highly organized, a strong communicator, flexible and responsive to needs of visitors.
• Is friendly, enthusiastic, and thoroughly enjoys a team approach.
• Experience working with diverse constituencies is a plus.

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