Education Specialist- Interpreter
position on the Interpreter team specializes in the delivery of high-quality
educational experiences, facilitating visitor engagement, connecting visitors
to HMG’s collections, and encouraging visitors to explore, discover, and learn
together. The Education Specialist fulfills the duties of Interpreter by
providing high quality, memorable programs that exceed expectations, including creating
informal interactive learning opportunities for multi-generational audiences,
adhering to HMG policies and procedures, and facilitating a safe, positive, and
engaging experience for museum visitors during regular visitation, public
programming, and private events. Additionally, this position is responsible for
facilitating and presenting formal educational programming for student and
adult group visitors.
position of Education Interpreter is a part time, non-exempt, at will position;
your availability from April-October is expected unless otherwise authorized by
the Manager of Interpretation. You must be able to attend all mandatory training
sessions, both prior to opening and throughout the season, unless otherwise
2. Must be a
dynamic educator with a related educational background or demonstrated previous
3. Must have
exceptional customer service skills, commitment to teamwork, excellent
communication and interpersonal skills.
4. Must enjoy
working with the public, and leading people of all ages learn.
5. Must work
a minimum of 8 hours for special events throughout the season, including
evening events, and provide availability during Gardens Aglow.
6. Must be able
to lift 30 pounds and be on your feet for extended periods of time, often the majority
of your scheduled shift.
7. Must be
comfortable with and willing to operate exhibit technology (television screens,
video players, iPad, etc.) as necessary.
8. Must be
able to exercise sound judgment and be able to take initiative quickly to
resolve security or safety issues while remaining calm and clear-headed.
responsibilities of the position call for specific requirements:
Carousel: You must be at least 18 years of
age and attend the certification training to operate.
Hidden Hollow: Requires willingness to work
outdoors, including during uncomfortable weather or conditions.
How To Apply:
If you are interested in applying to this position please send your Resume and Cover Letter to email@example.com
March 08, 2019
About this Organization:
Heritage Museums & Gardens is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of gardens and nature trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich. In addition to the magnificent grounds, known for their encyclopedic collections of daylilies, hostas and hydrangeas, the estate holds a nationally significant collection of Dexter rhododendrons, specialty gardens, water features, and sculpture. Hidden Hollow, a family-friendly feature, is a place for exploration of the natural world and learning about environmental stewardship. Heritage offers three buildings housing permanent exhibits of world-class automobiles, a working carousel, nationally significant American Folk Art, and changing special exhibits on aspects of American culture.