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Director of Education and Visitor Services/ CHARLES H. COOLIDGE MEDAL OF HONOR HERITAGE CENTER

12/13/2018 7:46 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

CHARLES H. COOLIDGE MEDAL OF HONOR

HERITAGE CENTER

 

POSITION:

Director of Education and Visitor Services

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Education and Visitor Services is responsible for the organization and direction of the center’s educational programs, special events, and visitor services. The position is full-time and reports to the Executive Director. Salary range is $36,000-$40,000. Benefits provided.

 

DUTIES:

·       Promotes and directs the implementation of the Character Development Program for a variety of audiences.

·       Develops, implements, evaluates, promotes, and schedules on-site student education programs that fulfill established curriculum guidelines for targeted grade levels.

·       Serves as the institution’s liaison with school system curriculum directors, principals, and teachers in the development of student-based educational programs.

·       Organizes, promotes, and supervises the implementation of community outreach programs.

·       Develops, implements, evaluates, and promotes a variety of special events and activities that generate public interest, further the institution’s educational mission, and generate revenue.

·       Directs the operation of the admissions desk including training and supervision of staff and the implementation of cash handling and reporting procedures.

·       Trains and supervises other staff, interns, and volunteers as docents, gallery attendants, or event volunteers.

·       Assist with the development and installation of temporary and traveling exhibits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in Museum Science, Public History, Military History, History, or Education with a minimum of three (3) years experience in education or interpretation at a museum or historic site required. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three references to:

 

Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor

Heritage Center

Attn: Search Committee

P.O. Box 11467

Chattanooga, TN 37401

 

Application materials will be received until January 21, 2019.


PO Box 330984   Nashville, TN 37203   (615) 495-3354   tnmuseums@gmail.com

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