Museum Educator - GRANT

Employee will determine the storage and level of care of objects in the museum, gallary, or exhibit; design and
implement documentation, information retrieval, and storage systems to ensure safety of collections; respond to requests from campus and community; catalogue new collection; and perform other duties in support of the museum.

The Museum Educator will play an important role in implementing and administering the museum's on-site and off-site education and outreach programs, including field trips, in-school programs, homeschool days for K-12 audiences, and dialogue-based programs offered to university and adult audiences. Working within the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's Education and Outreach department, this 18 month grant-funded position will help serve a broad constituency, including K-12 and university-level students and members of the community. The successful candidate must be a creative individual and a team player, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, communicate clearly and effectively and engage with students and museum visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Flexible hours are required.


  • Support the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's mission and values
  • Engage in public outreach to K-12 public and private schools, the campus community, and the community at large
  • Provide input to Museum of History and Holocaust Education staff in the development and execution of promotional plans related to outreach
  • Assist in the administration of the MHHE's educational programs including field trips, outreach programs, traveling trunks, traveling exhibits, and homeschool days
  • Conduct evaluations of all outreach programs
  • Provide research support for exhibits and outreach programs
  • Provide administrative support to all members of the MHHE, work to understand their needs and challenges, anticipate opportunities, work collaboratively toward setting and achieving goals for the museum
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Grant Funding: Continued employment is contingent upon availability of grant funding for this position.

As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See for policy guidelines.?

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, 2 years of experience in museums or archives or related field.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Experience in non-profits, cultural organizations, or arts industries
  • Bachelor's degree in history, public history, arts administration, education, or related field from an accredited college or university preferred

Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Public history, museum education, and 20th century U.S. and/or European history Georgia Performance Standards and national educational standards
  • Event planning
  • Administrative support and standard office best practices

Ability to:

  • Deliver tours, programs, and communicate with a variety of visitors, teachers, and students with diverse interests and abilities to ensure a positive educational experience
  • Assist in staffing school visits and tours, in-school programs, homeschool days, public programs, and other museum events
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Plan and assist with multiple program and event initiatives at once while offering office support for museum staff
  • Conduct research and evaluations for outreach programs, curriculum guides, exhibitions, and other museum-related activities
  • Handle inquiries for information via telephone, voicemail, and email Be a highly driven, flexible, self-motivated, and independent worker
  • Perform additional related duties as required by the Executive Team of the Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books at Kennesaw State University