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Education Manager
History Cherokee
221 E. Marietta Street, Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

Remote Position?

Yes

Job Description

History Cherokee is seeking a qualified museum educator to oversee the educational interpretation of the collections and exhibits and continue a diverse and engaging calendar of programs for a variety of audiences at the Cherokee County History Center. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment, have excellent writing and communication skills, have a passion and curiosity for local history.

 

The job duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Create engaging educational programming that meets the needs of the History Center’s audience, including adults, families, seniors and those with special interests or needs
  • Strengthen the interpretive plan for History Center that includes educational school tours and summer camps that meets the Georgia Performance Standards
  • Collaborate with the collections staff to ensure accurate interpretation of collections and exhibits
  • Manage and coordinate staff and volunteers to assist with group tours and educational programming
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Manager to promote all programming events
  • Serve as a liaison with community groups to strengthen existing partnerships, collaborate on interdisciplinary programming, and encourage museum visitation
  • Oversee Visitor Services to collect visitation data and ensure an enjoyable experience for museum guests

The regular work schedule is Monday through Friday with a 37.5-hour work week but the position will require occasional night, weekend, or holiday hours as needed.  Starting salary is $38,000-$42,000 with benefits, including three weeks PTO, and 401(k). History Cherokee is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to sjoyner@historycherokee.org by Friday, April 19, 2024. For information visit HistoryCherokee.org

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as Museum Studies or Education required,

Master’s degree preferred

  • Previous experience in creating and implementing innovative programming, both in-person and digital, for the purpose of connecting the community to local history and the collection
  • Experience in public speaking, lecturing, training, guided tours, or other related experience working with the public
  • Friendly, helpful and courteous; must be enthusiastic about the tours and programs created and implemented
  • Ability to work with large groups independently and professionally.
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Desire to educate visitors about the historical significance of Cherokee County
  • Ability to work with diverse audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers in a team approach in planning and implementation of museum activities

Contact Info

Please send resume and cover letter to sjoyner@historycherokee.org by Friday, April 19, 2024.