Old South Meeting House

310 Washington St
Boston, MA 02108

Date Posted:
July 31, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Education Associate


Manage all group reservation requests and follow-up administration, including adding reservations to internal calendars, processing confirmations and payments, and customer service over phone and email. Take lead on developing e-news campaigns directed to teachers. Manage correspondence and scheduling for collaborations involving school programs and teacher professional development. Lead youth and adult group educational programs on site, including a short history talk and our popular, interactive “Tea is Brewing” Tea Tax Debate program, and possibly facilitate a limited number of pre-visit programs in Boston Public School classrooms. Provide administrative support for planning of Annual Boston Tea Party Reenactment, and as needed for lecture series and other public programs.

Hours: 16-20 hrs/wk, Tuesday-Friday between 9 am and 5 pm, exact hours to be arranged but morning availability is essential. This is a temporary, part-time, non-exempt position, August or September 2019 through December 2019, with a possibility of extension into 2020.


Required: Highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starter with the initiative to ensure that tasks are brought to completion with minimal supervision. Excellent customer service skills in person, over the phone, and in email correspondence. Positive outlook, sense of humor, flexibility with the ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, and a collaborative approach to problem solving. Experience working with youth and adults in a facilitation or teaching capacity, preferably in museums or other nonformal learning environments. Strong writing skills, computer literacy and competence with Microsoft Office. Interest in history; enthusiasm about ongoing learning and about sharing knowledge with colleagues and the public.

Preferred: Experience with Blackbaud Altru, Constant Contact, or other database systems. Experience working at museums or historic sites. Bachelor’s degree, with coursework in American History, American Studies, or related fields.

How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@osmh.org.
Apply by:
August 18, 2019
$18-$20/hr, depending on experience
About this Organization:
Famed as the place where the Boston Tea Party began, today the Old South Meeting House is a busy museum, treasured National Historic Landmark and an active gathering place for civic dialogue and free expression in the heart of downtown Boston. Each year more than 85,000 children, parents, teachers, visitors and citizens visit and participate in a full spectrum of programs. For more information please visit www.osmh.org