Shaker Historical Society seeks an Education and Outreach Manager.

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The Shaker Historical Society in Shaker Heights, Ohio is seeking an outgoing, organized, and detail-oriented candidate to oversee programming, education, membership, and volunteer coordination at the museum. The Education and Outreach Manager reports to the Executive Director and develops in-person and virtual programming for K-12 students and educators, young families, young professionals, and adults. This position is also responsible for ensuring programming and learning is accessible to all and that everyone can see themselves in local history.

The Education & Outreach Manager undergoes an annual performance review with the Executive Director. This is a full-time exempt salaried position with benefits. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

General Duties & Responsibilities: The Education and Outreach Managers leads educational and community programming and outreach at the Shaker Historical Society by:

  • Developing, managing, and delivering programs for youth and adults that align with the museum’s mission and strategic plan
  • Expanding the reach of educational programs by cultivating and growing collaborations with local public and private schools and youth-focused organizations
  • Maintaining effective and transparent communication between SHS staff, Board of Trustees, and the public regarding educational matters
  • Developing and maintaining programming and education budgets
  • Working collaboratively with the Executive Director and Board in the pursuit of long-term initiatives
  • Ensuring education and outreach goals of the strategic plan are carried out and that programming aligns with grant requirements
  • Positively representing the museum at outreach events

Benefits: Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; Medical, dental, and vision insurance; Employer matched retirement plan; Partial work-from-home schedule

Salary range: $35,568

Job classification: Full-time, salary

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Brianna Treleven, Executive Director at [email protected] with “Education & Outreach Manager Application” in the subject line. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Walk-ins and phone calls will not be accepted. SHS is an inclusive workplace, and applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted: August 21, 2023

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