The part-time Museum Educator is
an essential member of the Education & Public Programs team, delivering
memorable, meaningful experiences to Martha’s Vineyard Museum (MVM) visitors across
our sites, in school classrooms, and online.
Be a source of knowledge on
current exhibits, daily museum experience programs, upcoming events, and
general knowledge of the Museum.
Respond to visitor inquiries in the Marine
Hospital Campus exhibit galleries and satellite locations (Thomas Cooke House
& Legacy Gardens, Edgartown Lighthouse).
Ongoing study and mastery of
Martha’s Vineyard history; apply that learning to the work of answering
questions and leading topic tours of the exhibits.
Tell the stories of Martha’s Vineyard’s diverse
and unique population in an inclusive and truthful manner.
Use the MVM Education curriculum to deliver museum-oriented
programs in school classrooms, during field trips, and/or online to students of
all grade levels (preK-12).
Present museum experience programs to varied
audiences at the Marine Hospital Campus, Thomas Cooke House & Legacy
Gardens, and Edgartown Lighthouse.
Maintain the Hands on History exhibit, Morgan
Learning Center, and other educational spaces on our campuses.
Help facilitate Museum events by checking in
participants, introducing speakers, etc., as needed.
Assist in the planning and development of new
offerings from MVM Education.
Engage in ongoing professional development,
including participating in MVM Education seminars and conducting independent