The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is seeking an energetic and creative individual for the position of Education Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for participating in educational programs for a variety of audiences as well as playing a key role in visitor services through ticket and retail sales. The Education Program Coordinator will be required to work a Sunday through Thursday schedule (although schedule may change based on museum program needs).
The selected candidate will contribute to a wide range of museum activities. Primary responsibilities include providing exceptional customer service through admission and retail sales, leading living history and costumed interpretations, working as a team member to develop educational initiatives, participating in early childhood education activities and other tour programs/outreaches, and maintaining the Museum’s model railroad collection and layouts. The Education Program Coordinator needs to be a creative team player, flexible, detail-oriented, demonstrate strong verbal skills, and enjoy working with the public.
This entry-level position provides an excellent opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue a career within the museum field. A bachelor’s degree is required along with basic knowledge of Civil War and Reconstruction, Industrialization, and/or Southeastern Railroad history. Previous education and/or museum experience is a plus. This is a fulltime hourly city government position with excellent benefits. Starting compensation is $34,620 per annum. Candidates may be eligible for partial relocation expenses.
Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction and resume electronically (title e-mail “Program Coordinator”) to email@example.com and copied to firstname.lastname@example.org. Referred candidates will be contacted to provide a writing sample and three professional references. Deadline for receipt of applications and all support materials is 5:00 p.m. March 13, 2017. The City of Kennesaw is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.