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1320 Museum Educator - History Center+


  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • 12/16/19
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • 55102
  • $14.42 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
JOB TITLE: #1320 Museum Educator History Center

OPEN TO: This job is open to all applicants.

LOCATION: Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St Paul, MN 55102-1906

SALARY: $14.42 hourly minimum

STATUS & HOURS: Part-time, regular (1248 annual hours) position.

BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program & Retirement program with employer contribution.

CLASSIFICATION: 55L Service

HIRING MANAGER: Museum Supervisor

POSTING DATE: December 10, 2019

DEADLINE DATE: December 31, 2019

TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Societys career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

REQUIRED: Start date February 3, 2020 9:00AM 11:30AM
Training date February 10, 2020 9:00AM 4:00PM

DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants to staff the Our Home: Native Minnesota exhibit, conduct educational programs that serve diverse audiences at the Minnesota History Center, and to provide customer service to guests of the History Center Museum and its programs. This position assists in the daily operations of the museum program and participates in the planning and development of museum programs

SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) create a welcoming educational environment in the History Center exhibits by actively utilizing a variety of interpretive techniques and delivering excellent customer service; 2) conduct interpretive programs within museum exhibits and support ongoing museum operations; 3) conduct 0-3 Museum Lessons, Theater Programs (History Player(s), Game Show(s), Short Play(s)), and other specialized programs as assigned; 4) conduct exhibit-based programs for school-aged audiences; and 5) study and master program and exhibit related historical materials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of Minnesotas Native American history and culture.
Experience working with indigenous communities.
Language skills outside of English are desirable, but not necessary.
Strong oral communication skills.
Familiarity with issues of cultural diversity.
Demonstrated ability to provide consistent, quality customer service.
Ability to work cooperatively with team members.
Must be able to work a varied schedule of weekday, weekend, and evening hours, which would average 24 hours per week.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Familiarity with Minnesota history.
Familiarity with or knowledge of Dakota and/or Ojibwe language.
Experience working with children in an educational environment.
Experience in museum interpretation, theater or storytelling.
Experience working with diverse audiences of varying cultural backgrounds, ages, and abilities.

At MNHS, we dont just accept difference we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3

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