Monday, October 7, 2013

National Consultant For Educational Programs In Museums - UNDP - Kuwait


Education and Experience:
    Master’s degree required from an accredited four-year college or university in sciences, social sciences, history, or a related field with at least three years experience in an interpretive or educational program in a museum or related educational institution; a Master’s degree in a related field, with experience is preferred.
    Membership of recognized professional bodies.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Develop strategies and provide training in the planning, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of education programs that meet the diverse needs of DAI audiences.
    Provide training in the development, implementation and evaluation of outreach strategies to promote DAI visiting classroom programs.
    Provide training in planning and implementing curriculum and educator training.
    Provide training in recruiting and managing volunteers to plan and implement programs.
    In collaboration with the curators, provide training related to the planning and development of public programs, teacher workshops, symposiums, and other educational services to help adult and youth audiences better understand Islamic art and culture.
    Undertake any other tasks pertaining to the consultancy deemed appropriate to DAI and UNDP.

Expected Outputs:
    Kuwaiti nationals / DAI appointed staff trained in building education programs for museums.
    Support to DAI educational department in implementing the methodology and the programs .
    Development of an operative manual for the staff which will organize  the suggested implementations.
    Monthly and final reports to assess the progress and the results of the mission.

    Knowledge and familiarity with the DAI collection;.
    Knowledge and familiarity with the DAI cultural mission and vision;
    Knowledge and understanding of educational theory and trends, especially in the use of technology and media for educational goals;
    Skill in the development of programs and materials in a variety of formats for a range of audiences;
    Flexibility in adapting to rapidly changing needs and opportunities;
    Collaborative management style with proven success in a similar education leadership role;
    Entrepreneurial leadership, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and ability to excel in a high-performance culture;
    Demonstrated success in creating and implementing educational programs for all age groups;
    Demonstrated success in “training the trainer” programmes.

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