Assistant Tutor

Historic Deerfield, Inc., Deerfield, MA

Assistant Tutor, Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA Based at Historic Deerfield Museum, the Assistant Tutor provides program support to the Director of the Summer Fellowship Program and mentors seven undergraduate fellows. This position requires strong organizational skills and an accompanying interest in and ability to collaborate and work in group settings. Museum or other public history experience a plus; applicants must hold a valid driver’s license and be comfortable with driving extended distances (see description of museum visits and week-long trip, below.) Minimum requirements: Master’s level coursework in History (American) or related discipline (American Studies, Art History, Public History, etc.) The Assistant Tutor assists with seminars on early New England history, material culture and museum studies; advises, assists and mentors independent research and writing projects; oversees residential life including daily meal details; monitors evening hours at the museum’s research library; arranges and participates in day-long museum visits and a week-long trip at the end of the program that includes Washington DC, Williamsburg (VA), Winterthur (DE), and New York; provides other administrative support as needed; assists with Program wrap-up and works on Summer Fellowship Alumni Newsletter at Program conclusion (August 16-26.) Dates: June 6-Aug. 26, 2016. Salary: $4250.00; furnished apartment and all meals included. To apply, email or mail a letter of interest, vita and three references by Friday, March 4, 2016 to: Barbara A. Mathews, Public Historian and Director of Academic Programs, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA 01342. Email: Phone: (413) 775-7207 Posted on: 01/06/2016