Employment

Current Opportunity

Title: Museum Educator
Status: part-time, non-exempt

Scope of Work: The New Hampshire Historical Society seeks a part-time, non-exempt Museum Educator to deliver on- and off-site educational programs to kids and adults. These programs include tours of the New Hampshire Historical Society’s building and exhibitions in Concord and off-site programs at classrooms and libraries around the state. Most programs are geared toward elementary-aged children, although museum educators may be asked to deliver educational programs for kids of all ages and even, on occasion, adults. The museum education team works collaboratively to provide enthusiastic, accurate, and enriching experiences for those taking part in the Society’s educational programs about the Granite State. Hours vary during the school year based on type of program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Master on-site school programs and teach to school-aged groups at the Society
  • Master outreach programs and travel around the state to teach them to school-aged groups 
  • Master approved adult programs on New Hampshire history and present in both outreach programs and guided gallery tours
  • Deliver all programs in an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and accessible manner
  • Attendance at regular staff meetings
  • Participate in program revision and occasional staff enrichment activities


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching, tour guide, or presentation experience (elementary education background and/or social studies background is a plus)
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to work with a range of age groups and abilities
  • Reliability, flexibility, and a high energy level
  • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively in a team environment
  • A sunny, professional disposition when interacting with teachers, students, visitors, and colleagues
  • A functional email account, capable of reading pdf attachment files, and ability to operate a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation on a laptop
  • Valid driver’s license and a car, must be willing to drive to off-site programs


How to Apply: Please send cover letter and résumé or cv as a PDF to Jenn Walton, Assistant Director of Education and Public Programs, at jwalton@nhhistory.org. Subject line of the email should read: Museum Educator [your last name].

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