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Museum Educator

  • August 12, 2019 3:30 PM
    Message # 7824619

    Museum Educator at the Erie Canal Museum in Downtown Syracuse, NY

    The Museum Educator supports the work of the Erie Canal Museum’s mission to provide engaging educational experiences that champion an appreciation and understanding of the Erie Canal’s transforming effects on the past, present and future. This new position will take over the management of our current regular programs and be challenged to think creatively to develop new programs that explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions through interdisciplinary connections and contemporary viewpoint. The goal with new programs is to drive attendance, strengthen visitor experience, and deepen connections to the varied communities of Central New York.

    The regular schedule for the Museum Educator will be Tuesday – Saturday from 9AM – 5PM, but the schedule may change week by week based upon the program calendar. The Museum Educator reports to the Executive Director, and works collaboratively with the Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, the Director of Communications & Outreach, and the Operations Manager. This position is currently funded by the John Ben Snow Foundation and the Central New York Community Foundation for two years with plans to make it a permanent position if funding becomes available. The salary for this position is $32,000 with health and dental insurance, and retirement matching available. See attached for more information on job responsibilities; preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities; and qualifications.

    To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and three references, with attachments in Word or PDF. Applications should be submitted via email to Natalie Stetson at director@eriecanalmuesum.org  with "Museum Educator" in the subject heading. Application deadline: September 10, 2019. No phone calls please.

The Museum Association of New York strengthens the capacity of New York State’s cultural community by supporting professional standards and organizational development. We provide advocacy, training, and networking opportunities so that museums and museum professionals may better serve their missions and communities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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