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Distance Learning Coordinator

Hours:            24 hours/week total: 3 days/week 8:30 am-5:00 pm (with half-hour lunch) 

Salary:           $18/hour

Begins:           Late August 2014 – 2 year grant funded position with possible extension        

Duties:

  • Deliver interactive presentations on diverse history content using interactive videoconferencing equipment
  • Assist with program development and revision, including filming and editing of video and still images
  • Handle day-to-day technical aspects of videoconferencing, including troubleshooting
  • Schedule all programs in partnership with Education Programs Coordinator
  • Assume identities of historical figures as necessary during programs
  • Function as an integral member of the Education Department team, performing other duties as assigned
  • Present MdHS digital learning program at teacher workshops and in other conference settings
  • Develop and participate in online discussion groups regarding distance learning

Qualifications:

  • Dynamic screen presence
  • Familiarity and comfort with digital technology
  • Experience working with youth audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with audiences of varied ages and backgrounds
  • Interest in U.S. history; knowledge of U.S. history preferred
  • Experience in educational program development
  • Comfort and experience with both PC and MAC computing, including Microsoft Office and still and video image editing
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently

 

To apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter to:

 

Distance Learning Outreach Teacher

Attn: Kristin Schenning, Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument Street - Baltimore, MD 21201

or email: kschenning@mdhs.org

 

Museum Teacher

Hours:            Flexible and intermittent depending on program schedule, Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (September – June)

Salary:           $10/hour

Begins:           immediately

 

Summary: 

The Maryland Historical Society is seeking Museum-based Museum Teachers to deliver onsite interactive tours and workshops and Outreach Museum Teachers to deliver offsite school programs.  These are flexible, part-time positions that are scheduled primarily Wednesday through Friday for museum-based programs and Monday-Friday for outreach programs during the school year.  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.  Occasional, additional opportunities are available for work with non-school groups, summer programs, and public programs.  We are seeking candidates who have an interest in and some knowledge of history, enjoy working with students (especially at the elementary and middle school level), and feel comfortable speaking to groups.  Training will be provided. 

Museum-based Museum Teachers lead interactive tours of museum exhibits and hands-on artifact-based workshops at the Maryland Historical Society.  Programs range in duration from one to three hours. 

Outreach Museum Teachers travel independently to schools across the state to present one-hour, hands-on workshops with artifacts and documents.  Multiple presentations at a school possible on any given day.

Qualifications:

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

Additionally, for Outreach Museum Teachers only:

  • Willingness to use own transportation to travel to schools across Maryland (with mileage reimbursement)
  • Ability to work very independently

To apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Kristin Schenning, Director of Education, Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument Street - Baltimore, MD 21201

or email: kschenning@mdhs.org

 

Part-time Accounts Payable Coordinator, 15 hours a week.

Duties include invoice coding and posting, data entry, check runs, file maintenance, vendor correspondence, etc. The successful candidate will have 1-3 years relevant experience, excellent communication and customer service skills, good computer and analytical skills, knowledge of general accounting procedures, and excellent organizational and time management skills. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@mdhs.org