DIRECTOR OF MUSEUM EDUCATION, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum,
DIRECTOR OF MUSEUM EDUCATION
Direct all Museum education endeavors, including, but not limited to,
on-site and distance learning education programs, public and visitor
programs, outreach programs and the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Direct Museum education, outreach, distance learning and
public programs and staff, promoting excellence in education to all
* Manage, refine and develop curriculum and programs to
support and build on the Hall of Fame’s 17 units
* Manage and grow the Hall of Fame’s “Be A Superior Example”
program, promoting healthy living
* Serve as the director of the Frank and Peggy Steele
Internship Program, managing alumni network, student and donor
relationships and seminar and higher learning development elements of
national Internship program
* Oversee budgets and track expenditures for the education,
Museum programs and Steele internship endeavors
* Maintain relationships with and communication to Education
donors and chief constituents
* Liaise with internal and national audiences to broaden the
Museum’s outreach efforts.
* Present special event programs for the Museum, speak at
conferences and other educational events, promoting the components of
the Hall of Fame’s educational efforts
* Cultivate partnerships with external academic and technology
resources to enhance the Museum’s education initiatives.
* Target university collaborations and advance educational
efforts with post-secondary opportunities
* Remain current with technological developments, teaching
practices and funding opportunities related to Museum education.
* Organizes marketing materials and communications plans for
the Hall of Fame’s educational programs and outreach projects, including
Web site, e-news letters, and other collateral to promote initiatives.
* Serve as the director of the Museum’s education staff,
including part-time teachers, to guide and shape administrative
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Provide communications support for Museum’s publications and
existing publicity initiatives
* Fulfills Hall of Fame Weekend and Special Event duties as
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in education or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years in public education, museum
programming or a comparable leadership position.
ABILITIES: Excellent writing, editorial and verbal skills. Working
knowledge of Windows-based programs, including presentation and
publishing software. Highly organized, detail oriented and the ability
to manage people, projects and budgets effectively. Self motivated with
a high degrees of energy, enthusiasm and professionalism.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
* Occasional travel and extended workdays, such as periodic
evenings and weekend events.
* Effective communicator, with ability to address audiences in
all forms, oral and written, in-person and over the telephone.
TYPICAL EQUIPMENT USED:
Computers, video production equipment, videoconferencing hardware,
laptops, printers, and various other technologies.
Please send resume and letter of interest, outlining candidacy for the
Director of Human Resources
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
25 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326