Education Director & Curator: Are you the "right" person to board our bus?

30 Mar 2016 10:32 AM | Anonymous member

The Boothbay Railway Village is searching for a creative and energetic individual to join its team as Education Director & Curator.

The right candidate for this position will be collaborative, resilient, innovative, passionate, independent, strategic and confident. We are seeking someone who thinks outside the box, uses resources wisely and creatively, cares deeply about history and others, and is street smart and works with urgency. If you have read Good to Great and know what it means to be the right person on the bus we want to hear from you!

The Museum’s extensive campus is located in the beautiful coastal community of Boothbay, Maine.  We offer our full-time staff a 100% employer paid health plan, generous paid leave, flexible work hours and work from home privileges, and matching contributions to a retirement plan.

This position has responsibility for the interpretation program at the Museum, as well as the management and maintenance of the extensive artifact collections, year-round workshops and lectures, and seasonal artisan demonstrations. The Museum’s five year-strategic plan defines public education as its principle deliverable and envisions a living village that engages visitors in stories about how technologies like steam trains, automobiles, and electricity impacted life for Mainers from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries.  Our next Education Director & Curator has the unique opportunity to make a big impact on the future of this museum.

Applicants should review the full job description. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and the names of 3 references (indicating relation to the candidate, phone number, and e-mail address) to Margaret Hoffman, Executive Director, at  Paper copies may be sent to Boothbay Railway Village, PO Box 123, Boothbay, ME 04537, but electronic submissions of material are preferred.  No phone inquiries, please.  This is a critical vacancy and review of applications begins immediately.

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