The Concord Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary and cultural life. The Museum’s nationally significant collection serves as a catalyst for changing exhibitions, extended classroom learning, dynamic programs and publications relevant to an ever-changing world. Founded in 1886, the Museum is a center of cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world.
The Concord Museum seeks a friendly and detail-oriented candidate to help manage school groups moving between multiple locations during the week and join the Museum interpretation team.
School Programs Aide
The Museum’s school programs run at up to three sites – the Museum, the historic Wright Tavern in Concord and the Old North Bridge. The School Programs Aide will assist with organization and logistics to help maintain high quality programs including: communicating with bus drivers about locations and schedules; giving clear directions; helping to manage the timing of different schools and groups; adjusting to frequent changes in the schedules; performing light administration work including schedules and evaluations; and working with museum educators to ensure students and buses are where they need to be. School programs are mainly for grades 2-6 and topics include Native American Archaeology, Colonial Life, and the American Revolution.
In addition, the school programs aide will work as a Museum Interpreter 1-2 days per week as their schedule permits. In this position they will greet visitors, answer questions, give tours, and provide a friendly knowledgeable presence in the galleries. Opportunities to assist with public and family programs will also arise.
High School diploma; excellent organizational and problem-solving skills; exceptional interpersonal skills with children and adults; and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team. This is a part-time position perfect for graduate students, those with a flexible schedule, retirees, or those interested in learning more about museums. Applicants must be available weekday mornings and two weekend days per month.
5-20 hours per week, $11.50/hour
How to apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Education and Public Programs at email@example.com
Last updated March 2018