Oberlin Heritage Center seeks a Museum Education and Tour Manager.
The Oberlin Heritage Center (OHC) seeks a Museum Education and Tour Manager (METM) to engage diverse residents and visitors using the nationally significant and inspirational history of Oberlin, Ohio. The primary responsibilities of the METM include managing, developing, implementing, and evaluating K-12 educational programs, on- site and off-site tours, youth and adult outreach programs, and community events. The METM also recruits and supervises volunteers and interns and assists with research projects, maintenance of the organization’s website and social media networks, and other projects in accordance with the institution's strategic plan and mission. This is a full-time position with a 40-hour work week, including Saturdays and some evening duties. The METM reports to and works closely with the Executive Director and also works closely with three other staff members and a varied team of volunteers and student interns. This person will often be a front-line employee at events and at the museum and must be able to embody the community-oriented mission of the organization.
OHC is an award-winning non-profit, community-based historical society and historic preservation organization in the city of Oberlin, Ohio that operates a complex of historic sites and offers extensive programming and tours. It preserves, collects and interprets the history of this nationally significant, diverse college town located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland. It is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The 400-plus member organization has two full-time employees, 4 part-time employees, and numerous interns and volunteers.
The Oberlin Heritage Center is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the organization, visit www.oberlinheritagecenter.org.
Expected Start Date: August 23, 2022
Hours: 40 hours per week, typically Tuesday through Saturday but with flexibility; must be able to work a majority of Saturdays and occasional evenings.
Benefits: Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; cost of living benefit; employer matched retirement plan
Note: The Oberlin Heritage Center has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption requirement for all employees.
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Salary range: $42,000-$42,600, commensurate with experience
Job classification: Full-time
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Application deadline is June 24, 2022. For more information, visit www.oberlinheritagecenter.org/about/work.
Posted: May 31, 2022
Deadline: June 24, 2022