JOB DESCRIPTION: The Museum Educator is responsible for maintaining and developing a variety of programs for children, adults and families. Part of a four-person administrative staff team, the Educator has the opportunity to work on a diverse array of projects and activities.
· Develop, schedule and implement on-site and outreach school programs including Children of the Mansion House, meeting the 4th grade curriculum, and Utopian Window on Nineteenth Century America, for college and AP U.S. History Students.
· Develop family programs, including hands-on components to exhibitions
· Train and supervise tour guides and conduct tours as needed
· Pursue outreach/education activities designed to promote visitorship and to bring the organizations message and resources to the community
· Assist with the Historic Preservation Initiative
· Plan and implement the Adult Enrichment Series
· Promote and participate in the Speakers Bureau
· Attend Education and Public Service Committee meetings
· Prepare/update tour materials, brochures, maps
· Oversee the audio narration and On-Cell components of self-guided tours
· Other duties as assigned
· Previous experience desired.
· Bachelors Degree in a related field; Masters Degree is preferred.
· Must be creative and have the ability to design innovative mission-related programs and events for diverse audiences.
· Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and reflect a polished, professional demeanor in a variety of situations.
· Must have demonstrated ability to manage large events.
· Understanding of best practices in museum education.
· Ability to supervise volunteers.
· Ability to work independently and responsibly as well as part of a team.
· Some evening and weekend work
· Strong skills with Microsoft Office suite
· Valid drivers license
· Ability to lift at least 30 lbs and walk up and down multiple stairs