Museum Interpretive Guide

Job Type

Part Time

Published

08/06/2018

Application Deadline

08/31/2018

Address

200 Liberty Street
16th Floor
New York
NY
10281
United States

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Interpretive Guide Program plays a key role in our educational mission. Interpretive Guides lead artifact-based public tours to Museum visitors interested in learning about the World Trade Center, 9/11 and its precursors and aftermath, and the rebuilding of the site. In addition, they lead tours of the 9/11 Memorial. Intensive initial training will be provided by Memorial Museum staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Deliver tours centered on key artifacts throughout the Museum, discussing their background and relevance with Museum visitors and key stakeholders.
  • Deliver tours of the 9/11 Memorial.
  • Continually study the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, and content to ensure a thorough understanding of our institution, the World Trade Center, and the history surrounding 9/11.
  • Ensure that all content delivered to Memorial and Museum visitors is accurate. 
  • Make other presentations on behalf of the Museum, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree or equivalent required
  • At least 3 years’ experience in education or related field working with diverse ages and audiences
  • Knowledge of educational pedagogy, differentiated instruction, and best practices in museum education preferred
  • Self-starter, takes initiative, works well independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to interact professionally and appropriately with staff, volunteers, and the public
  • Command of a second language, including ASL, preferred
  • Able to work weekends and evenings
  • Ability to accept guidance, direction, and supervision; able to give feedback and share ideas appropriately and professionally
  • Must adhere to a policy of strict confidentiality in terms of information regarding 9/11 victims, bid documents, security and life safety incidents, and labor relations

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Full-time and part-time positions.
  • Schedule involves a flexible work week, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Full benefits package for full-time positions.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

careers@911memorial.org
https://www.911memorial.org/job-opportunities

HOW TO APPLY

  • Include job title in the email subject field.
  • Please indicate the location where job posting was seen.
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter, which must include your salary requirements to careers@911memorial.org.
  • Please visit our web site at www.911Memorial.org

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center Foundation, Inc. is committed to workforce diversity. EEO


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