Berthoud Historical Society – Educator/Program Assistant (Summer)

Educator/Program Assistant Required
Summer Part – time Position: (May 1st – September 16th) 20 weeks/20 hours per week
(Some evenings and weekends)
Salary: $11-$13 per hour depending on experience.
Berthoud Historical Society, Berthoud, Colorado (between Longmont and Loveland)

Qualifications:
Minimum qualification is a BA in history/education/anthropology with at least one year experience working in a museum education department
The ideal candidate will have at least one year completed of a museum education graduate program or similar, and experience working with diverse audiences

Job Description:
The Berthoud Historical Society seeks a museum educator/program assistant for their active summer programming. The educator will be responsible for organizing and running the museum’s history day camps, organizing and leading our new monthly family days, conducting tours, and assisting the museum director and volunteers with admissions and visitor service duties during open hours. In addition, as a program assistant, you will be expected to help the museum director with our evening programming (concert series) and fundraising events.

This position requires walking, standing, and bending. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include reaching, handling, talking and/or hearing (ordinary conversation) and seeing (near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation and color vision.

Skills required:
Knowledgeable and familiar with best museum education standards and practices
Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
Experienced in designing and implementing innovative programming for a variety of age groups
Comfortable working with diverse audiences and age-groups
Enthusiasm for the museum’s mission and museum education
Comfortable working in a variety of environmental conditions
Familiar with computer software and POS software (Square)
Flexibility and a willingness to work in a team environment and independently

For more details or to apply:
Please send a letter of application and resume via email (Educator Position in subject line) to:
Karen Lloyd D’Onofrio, Museum Director.
bhs@berthoudhistoricalsociety.org
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