Historic Newton

527 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458
www.historicnewton.org

Date Posted:
August 02, 2017

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Museum Educator & Assistant

Description:
Historic Newton seeks a Museum Educator and Assistant to work at both its locations—the Jackson Homestead and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds.

The position encompasses two roles. As Educator, one prepares, presents, and develops education programs for learning groups from a variety of backgrounds, interests, and ages through passionate interest in historical accuracy, connecting with learners, and expanding personal knowledge; and, as Museum Assistant, the position greets, orients, and assists visitors and callers while maintaining a safe, clean museum environment and being on hand to address routine questions, unforeseen occurrences, and any emergencies.

Historic Newton is a public-private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton and an equal opportunity employer.
Qualifications:
Interpersonal skills, including effective communication with an extremely diversified audience, are vital in this combined position. Organizational ability and enthusiasm for exploring history are also important.
How To Apply:
Apply by September 15, 2017 by sending letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to education@historicnewton.org
Apply by:
September 15, 2017
Salary:
The Museum Educator and Assistant should expect 3-14 hours per week of employment which would necessarily include weekend hours.
About this Organization:
Historic Newton is dedicated to preserving Newton’s past, connecting it to today, and inspiring our future with exciting exhibitions and public programs.