Position: Education Program Coordinator - Maine
Classification:Regular/Part Time (22 hrs/week)
Location: South Berwick, ME
This position promotes, schedules, coordinates, and evaluates all school and youth programs at the Sarah Orne Jewett House and Hamilton House in South Berwick and Castle Tucker and Nickels-Sortwell House in Wiscasset, as well as off-site programming at schools and youth organizations throughout Maine, in order to reach annual attendance, revenue, and strategic goals. In conjunction with institutional planning, works with local teachers and other education program coordinators to develop innovative school program curricula, and creates educational materials, including seasonal teacher-training materials, curriculum binders, and pre and post-visit activities and lessons. This position also assists the Education Program Manager to develop and manage the school program budget for the Maine sites.
A minimum of a B.A. in American history, education, museum studies or relevant field. MA preferred. A minimum of 4 years of job-related experience, including classroom or museum teaching experience, and the ability to work independently. Problem solving ability and familiarity with team approach and multi-tasking. Strong communication skills. Experience managing a small budget. Ability to drive and a valid driver’s license is required.
Date Available:September 15
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org or mail to Historic New England, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, Attn: Human Resources.
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that preserves and presents building, landscapes and objects reflecting New England life from the 17th century to the present. Historic New England is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to attract and support a diverse staff.