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Job Title:        Museum Educator

Hours:             Flexible and intermittent depending on program schedule, Wednesday through Friday,

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (September – June), occasional weekend hours.

Begins:           mid-August, exact date to be determined

Salary: $11.00/hour

Summary:

The Maryland Historical Society is seeking part-time, museum-based Museum Educators to deliver onsite interactive tours and workshops for both K-12 students and adult groups.  These are flexible, part-time positions that are scheduled primarily Wednesday through Friday, with occasional weekend hours.  Work will be assigned according to the schedule of requested programs from schools, which is usually heaviest from October to November and March to May.  Occasionally, additional opportunities are available for work with non-school groups, summer programs, and public programs.  We are seeking candidates who have an interest in history, enjoy working with the public (especially students at the elementary and middle school level), and feel comfortable speaking to groups.  Training will be provided. 

Qualifications:

  • Interest in and some knowledge of U.S. history, especially Maryland
  • Interest in working with students, experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students of varied ages and backgrounds
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience in museums desired
  • Willingness to learn and effectively deliver multiple programs
  • Ability to manage groups of students and adults
  • Willingness to take direction and work in cooperation with other museum teachers

To apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Education Department

Maryland Historical Society

201 West Monument Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Or you may email to: EducationPrograms@mdhs.org

 

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