May 2013

The Maine Historical Society (MHS) seeks an innovative and energetic Education Coordinator to lead the development and implementation of our statewide education program. The Education Coordinator is responsible for on-site school and family programs; developing tours of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland’s historic Old Port, including managing and training museum guides and volunteer docents; and developing programs to support school use of our nationally-recognized Maine Memory Network.  The Education Coordinator also plays a critical role in building and maintaining relationships with Maine teachers, schools, and community partners through outreach, collaboration, special projects, and social media. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development of engaging place- and collections-based programs that connect students with Maine history and their communities. Minimum qualifications: Masters degree in history, education, or museum studies; two years teaching experience in museum and classroom settings; knowledge of museum and K-12 programs, practices, and standards. Strong leadership and management skills. Send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Steve Bromage, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME  04101.  EOE.  Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent to Rolling review; closing date: June 28, 2013. No phone calls accepted.