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The Wilton Historical Society seeks a Museum Educator who will implement ongoing 1st, 2nd, and 5th grade curriculum-based education programs. In addition, the Museum Educator is responsible for managing a full calendar of programs including educational, craft and workshop-oriented activities for both children and adults. This position provides administrative support for membership and marketing efforts.

Job Description:

-Implements existing programming, including:

o Curriculum-based education programs and field trips

o Continuing Scout programs and Summer Camp

o Saturday programs for children and adults

o Star, Inc. seasonal programs for disabled adults

o Create programs for local organizations

-Plan program activities, provide full program descriptions, procure supplies, and

organize materials, set up and clean up the activities

-Keep accurate and up to date records of program expenses, attendance data

-Coordinate and train volunteers

-Assist with marketing efforts: tasks include posting flyers, posters and signs; connecting with local

affinity groups to promote programs

-Assist with membership administration

-Assist with Betts Store Museum Shop: check out purchases, help customers

-Provide Museum Tours and other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

-Must have genuine desire to educate and bring history to life. Team player with strong organizational and communication skills

-Knowledge of and ability to teach craft classes and activities

-Ability to take the initiative, multi-task

-Saturday work required as well as occasional Sundays and evenings

-At least 2 years of experience working or volunteering in a school or historical society or history

museum environment, preferably in programs and/or education

-Experience working with older adults a plus

-Knowledge of social media platforms a plus

-Graduation from an accredited four-year college, preferably with a degree in humanities.

Hours:

24 per week, Wednesday – Saturday, with flexibility during the week

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List of three professional references with contact information

The Wilton Historical Society seeks a Museum Educator who will implement ongoing 1st, 2nd, and 5th grade curriculum-based education programs. In addition, the Museum Educator is responsible for managing a full calendar of programs…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English a must. Additional languages welcomed.

English a must. Additional languages welcomed.

Location

On-site
224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897, United States

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