Maine Historical Society seeks Education Coordinator

04 Jun 2013 10:47 AM | Anonymous
The Maine Historical Society (MHS) seeks an innovative and energetic
Education Coordinator to lead the development and implementation of our
statewide education program. The Education Coordinator is responsible for
on-site school and family programs; developing tours of the
Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland's historic Old Port, including
managing and training museum guides and volunteer docents; and developing
programs to support school use of our nationally-recognized Maine Memory
Network. The Education Coordinator also plays a critical role in building
and maintaining relationships with Maine teachers, schools, and community
partners through outreach, collaboration, special projects, and social
media. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development
of engaging place- and collections-based programs that connect students with
Maine history and their communities. Minimum qualifications: Masters degree
in history, education, or museum studies; two years teaching experience in
museum and classroom settings; knowledge of museum and K-12 programs,
practices, and standards. Strong leadership and management skills. Send
cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Steve Bromage,
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101. EOE.
Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent to Rolling review; closing date: June 28, 2013. No
phone calls accepted.
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