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Carries out demonstrations, tours, workshops, and other activities designed to insure a safe, comfortable and enriching experience for all Museum visitors, including the general public, school groups, and adult tours. Duties: Conducts arms and armor demonstrations, gallery tours, workshops, role-plays and other regular in-house programs as assigned. Develops and maintains content expertise so that s/he can provide the highest level of programming. Monitors galleries, initiating contact with visitors to make them feel welcome, and meeting their relevant needs. Provides security for displays in exhibit galleries. Leads birthday parties on a rotating basis as assigned. Carries out safety procedures in emergency situations. Assists with or carries out other functions assigned by the Manager of Programs and Interpretation or the Director of Education.
Hours: Part-time. Weekends and some weekday hours.
Qualifications: B.A. or equivalent preferred. Experience in educational programming, teaching, and customer service. Knowledge of and enthusiasm for history, especially military history, is preferred, as is a familiarity with museum environments. Desired skills: facility with public speaking and/or performance; ability to engage with a diverse audience; visual art or craft skills a plus. Flexibility and willingness to take on a wide variety of tasks. Ability to work as part of a team. Visual art or craft skills a plus.
How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Devon Kurtz, Director of Education, at email@example.com or mail to Higgins Armory Museum, 100 Barber Avenue, Worcester, MA 01606.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.