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LOCATION: Oliver H. Kelley Farm 15788 Kelley Farm Road, Elk River, MN 55330
SALARY: $14.42 hourly minimum
STATUS & HOURS: Part-time, regular (624 annual hours) position.
Hours average 30-40 weekly hours from April to October.
Weekly hours vary according to seasonal site needs.
BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in retirement program with employer contribution.
DEADLINE DATE: January 29, 2019
TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume, cover letter and the supplemental application, by the application deadline date. EEO
DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants to engage, educate, and entertain visitors through interpretive programming, to provide customer service, and to assist in the daily operations of the Oliver Kelley Farm.
This position has the opportunity to interpret 19th century farm life in costume on the Historic Farmstead, and/or interpret 20th and 21st century farming in service clothing at the Farm Lab including cooking in the modern Learning Kitchen. The position provides the opportunity to work indoors and outdoors throughout the site.
SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) provide interpretive services for the 19th century historic site, modern day farm lab, and/or learning kitchen using a variety of interpretive and teaching techniques; 2) receive, welcome, and orient visitors to the historic site grounds, farm lab, and facility as well as teach visitors about food and animal safety and care; 3) assist in the daily operations of the farm site and its programs; 4) study site related materials to enhance the delivery of the site’s interpretive program; 5) utilize skill sets to effectively engage visitors and complete domestic activities; and 6) assist with the maintenance and protection of the site buildings, grounds, animals, collections and clothing.
Should you have questions with the application process, email email@example.com or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3181. Applicants offered employment are subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment. EEO
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