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Education Coordinator - Hanford Mills Museum - East Meredith, NY

  • 28 Apr 2022 1:16 PM
    Message # 12759118

    Hanford Mills Museum (HMM) is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Education Coordinator.

    Responsibilities:

    The Educational Coordinator will work to support the Museum in its efforts to fulfill the organizational mission and achieve the goals of the HMM Strategic Plan:

    • Develop, schedule, implement and evaluate school programming, including programs at the museum and outreach/after-school programs at area schools.
    • Develop, schedule, implement, and evaluate family programs and public programs activities.
    • Provide seasonal interpretation and assistance in mill operations, including giving tours and possibly demonstrating historic machines.
    • Supervise part-time education and interpretation staff.
    • Cultivate new and existing relationships with schools, educational groups, and community organizations.
    • Participate in exhibit development as a member of the exhibition team.
    • Support and contribute to positive staff collaboration, outstanding visitor services, safe and sustainable operations, and other duties as assigned.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Education/Experience: Master’s degree in Museum Studies, Education, Public History, Environmental Studies or a comparable field; or a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant professional experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement education programs for a variety of audiences, especially PreK-12 students.
    • Effective organizational and supervisory skills.
    • Strong written and effective verbal communication skills, including comfort speaking to and with people of all ages and backgrounds.
    • Proficient computer skills.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening and occasional weekend days.
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel for outreach programs and professional development activities.
    • Ability to perform tasks that require moderate physical exertion, stand/walk for long periods on varying surfaces, inside and outside, and in a variety of conditions.

    Work Schedule:  Museum staff work a Monday-Friday schedule from mid-October to mid-May and a Wednesday-Sunday schedule from mid-May to mid-October.

    Pay range:  $36,400 – $41,600 commensurate with experience, plus a competitive benefits package.

    Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning May 1.

    To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Beth Rafter at bethr@hanfordmills.org.

ALHFAM • P.O. Box 16, Rochdale, MA 01542 - info@alhfam.org

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