Applications due August 1, 2014.


Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center

Washington, CT

The Education Director is a highly visible position, and is essential to the Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center as the voice to help share and promote the spirit of the First Peoples. This position is responsible for creating a welcoming and memorable experience for visitors of all ages who associate with the Institute.

The Education Director is responsible for the scheduling, development, facilitation, and evaluation of the Museum’s educational programming. Types of programming include but are not limited to: Pre-K – 12 school experiences and outreach, children’s summer programming, scout programming, adult classes and/or lectures, and other public events as scheduled.

Ideal candidate possesses experience with youth, adult, and school audiences, organizational, written, and oral communications skills, ability to multi-task, mature and outgoing personality, and enjoyment in interacting with the public, volunteers, and working cooperatively with staff. Previous experiences in the museum and/or education field, and interpretation is required/preferred; social media, promotional, and marketing experiences a plus.

The Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center is a private, non-profit organization that seeks to preserve, share, and promote the spirit of the First Peoples of the Northeast. Our archaeological and ethnographic collections span 12,000 years of human history, with a focus in the American Northeast.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Laurie Lamarre, Closing date is 8/1/2014.