The Museum of Jewish Heritage- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is looking for a Museum Educator. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Education, this position conducts workshops at the Museum for Jewish school students, conducts outreach to Jewish schools, and others is engaged in Education Department programs by:
Preparing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on Yemei Iyyun (Days of Study) throughout the academic year.
Cultivating relationships with Jewish schools and teachers in the New York City area, including online, hard mail, and in person relationship-building and outreach.
Leading guided tours of the Museum for Jewish school groups.
Assisting the Assistant Director of Education with the Interfaith Living Museum program.
Assisting the Assistant Director of Education with professional development for teachers from Jewish schools.
Providing administrative support and maintaining the budget for programs under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Education.
Other responsibilities include leading tours for other group visitors as needed, providing general administrative support for the Education Department along with other Education Department staff members, and other duties as assigned.
Strong knowledge of Jewish history and practice.
BA in Judaic Studies, History, Holocaust Studies, Museum Education or a related field, (MA in related field preferred).
5 years of work experience in classroom education or museum education.
Excellent teaching, organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills.
We seek someone who is flexible, reliable, open-minded, and comfortable with the broad spectrum of the Jewish and general communities.
Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646-437-4250