Manager of Youth and Family Programs
The Greenwich Historical Society is seeking an outgoing, experienced educator to lead our Youth and Family Programs.
The successful candidate will oversee school tours, direct the two-week Historic Innovation Summer Camp, and oversee key family programs throughout the year.
Responsibilities include scheduling school tours, maintaining good relationships with local teachers, creating camp curriculum and providing training for camp staff, and evaluating school tours and docents annually.
The Manager of Youth and Family Programs will have an active role in the evaluation and development of our current youth programs. This position is an integral part of the Education Department: The successful candidate must be a self-motivated team player.
This is an hourly, part-time, four-days-a-week (30 hrs) job with some required nights and weekends; but it will be temporarily full-time to accommodate the additional hours required to run the Historic Innovation Summer Camp. This position is eligible for part-time health and retirement benefits, and vacation and holiday pay.
- MA in History preferred; MA in Art History, Museum Studies, Education or MFA will also be considered
- At least two years teaching in a K-12 classroom or in a cultural institution
- A strong interest in history and art
- Experience developing curricula for hands-on and inquiry-based lessons
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Summer camp or event planning a plus
This position reports to the Curator of Education.
Please send a resume and one-page covered letter addressing your teaching philosophy and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Manager of Youth and Family Programs in the subject line.
About the Greenwich Historical Society
Founded in 1931 to collect and chronicle the unique and important history of Greenwich, Connecticut, the Greenwich Historical Society preserves and interprets the circa 1730 National Historic Landmark Bush-Holley House Museum, maintains primary research materials in an extensive research library and archives, mounts exhibitions, leads educational programs, and presents a full calendar of lectures, events, and family programs.
The Greenwich Historical Society is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is part of the Historic Artists Homes and Studios and the Connecticut Art Trail.