Posted June 30, 2014.
The Educator Specialist is a regular, part-time role that will assist in the implementation of Mystic Seaport’s Anchor Watch program. The Anchor Watch program provides an exciting overnight experience for youth groups aboard the full-rigged ship the JOSEPH CONRAD. Programs are held on Friday and Saturday evenings in the fall and spring. Responsibilities: • Lead tours, outdoor and indoor games and activities, scout activities and workshops • Supervise guests overnight on board the JOSEPH CONRAD • Assist in rigging climbing • Manage student cleaning of program facilities • Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences • Contribute to the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs Qualifications: • Experience working with children, youth and families in formal or informal settings; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse staff across the Museum as well as external customers • Absolute reliability, punctuality and positive attitude • College level training is required; background in museum education, maritime history, or youth development experience is preferred • Willingness to work a highly flexible schedule corresponding to the needs of the Museum • Deliver programs in venues that can be cold, wet, hot, or dirty; work outside in all weather • Late nights, early mornings, overnight on the JOSEPH CONRAD primarily on Friday and Saturday nights To apply: Please submit a Mystic Seaport application (found at, resume, and cover letter to OR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources. An EOE. Posted on: 06/30/2014