The Forbes House Museum, Milton, MA, seeks a part-time Museum Educator/ Tour Coordinator for its fast growing museum guide and group tour programs. The position offers 12-15 hours per week with flexible hours; the applicant must be available to work some weekends and evenings. The position is an excellent opportunity for a creative, highly-motivated individual interested in expanding the scope and value of the museum’s tour program.
Responsibilities include designing interpretive experiences for school and community groups, researching potential new audiences, recruiting and training new museum guides, maintaining tour schedule, tracking visitor attendance and demographics, and implementing tours.
Applicants must enjoy working with the public and have excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills. She/He should enjoy working collaboratively with a small staff. Applicant must have experience teaching in a classroom or museum setting and have proficiency working with the public, including youth and family groups.
Qualifications: a B.A. in public history, education, museum education and/or arts education is required; graduate students with experience in these fields are welcome to apply. Strong computer and social media skills are a must.
How To Apply
To apply: send resume and cover letter by e-mail to Robin M. Tagliaferri, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled.