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Seasonal Positions [Nantucket Historical Association]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 16, 1972 in job announcements |

Senior Interpreter

The Nantucket Historical Association seeks an individual with supervisory and customer service experience for the position of Senior Interpreter. Senior Interpreters assist the Manager of Interpretation with the daily operations of the Whaling Museum and Historic Sites including the coordination and implementation of the NHA’s interpretive programs at the Whaling Museum and Historic Sites. This position includes staff supervision and customer service responsibilities.

Qualifications: Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have excellent communication, organization, and cash handling skills. Senior Interpreters must be enthusiastic and able to assimilate and impart information in a factual, coherent, and entertaining manner. Senior Interpreters must be available as scheduled, including weekends, evenings, and holidays. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership experience. Experience in a museum setting is a plus.

Museum Interpreter

The Nantucket Historical Association seeks interpreters to provide tours of theWhaling Museum and historic sites (including the Old Mill and Oldest House) to the visiting public. Responsibilities include providing factual and engaging interpretive programs to help the public gain an understanding of Nantucket’s unique history; collecting and tracking admissions; and care and security of the NHA’s sites and collections. The position provides a wonderful opportunity for learning about Nantucket’s history architecture and culture.

Qualifications: Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have excellent communication skills. Interpreters must be enthusiastic and able to assimilate and impart information in a factual, coherent, and entertaining manner. Interpreters must be available as scheduled, including weekends, evenings, and holidays. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in history and architecture; teaching or performing arts experience helpful.

To apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and names of three references to:

Christopher Mason
Manager of Interpretation
Nantucket Historical Association
P.O. Box 1016
Nantucket, MA 02554
cmason@nha.org

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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