Museum Camp Coordinator

Cincinnati Museum Center - Seasonal

Job #21916


Position Overview:

The Museum Camp Coordinator serves as a leader and point-person at Union Terminal and at off-site, satellite locations for Museum Camps. Museum Camps Coordinators are responsible for preparing and transporting materials and supplies, collecting and organizing camper paperwork, covering instructor’s lunch, ensuring all museum camp staff and campers adhere to policies set by Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC), communicating with campers’ families, and serving as the lead CMC representative.

  • Supervise staff and volunteers so that campers are supervised throughout the camp day including lunch time and recess at Union Terminal, on field trips, and at offsite locations
  • Oversee camper safety by supporting staff, volunteers and campers in adhering to Cincinnati Museum Center’s (CMC) policies.
  • Support instructors in keeping to daily routine and schedule
  • Purchase, prepare and organize materials, supplies, and snacks for Museum Camps.
  • Co-Develop, implement and organize camp lesson plans and activities. Be familiar with all curriculum, be able to both write and teach educational programs.
  • Professionally and compassionately communicate with campers’ parents/guardians daily.
  • Serve as a mentor and leader for Museum Camps Instructors, Interns and Youth Volunteers.
  • Organize schedules, rosters, and paper work.
  • Lead daily morning meetings.
  • Assist Museum Camp instructors with Monday check-in and organize paperwork every Monday.
  • Lead daily drop-off and pick-up procedures.
  • Ensure that instructors receive a lunch break and supervise campers while giving breaks to instructors.
  • Co-facilitate Museum Camps training sessions.
  • Serve as an instructor during the day as needed.


Education and experience:
  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience presenting lesson plans or planned programs to children or families preferred.
  • Experience with camps preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must interact well with children.
  • Comfortability working with multiple age groups.
  • Must have strong leadership and people skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience organizing electronic files.
  • Certified in First Aid/CPR or willing to become certified.
  • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • Must have the ability to work at multiple locations. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • Experience prioritizing in stressful situations.
  • Excellent paperwork and organization skills required
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
Additional Requirements
  • Work week may be 0 – 40 hours.  The week runs Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am – 6pm.  Weekends are not required.
  • Museum Camp Coordinators must have some availability April & May to help prepare for camps, and full availability May 24 2021-August 6 2021–  unless prior approval has been ascertained.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. of supplies and be able to physically move about the facility.
  • Must be able to present programs, assist campers, or organize materials for long periods of time.


Camp, Museum