Job Listing: Casemate Museum Education Programs Manager

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Casemate Museum, Fort Monroe, VA

Open until filled

Position: Casemate Museum Education Programs Manager
Department: Museum
FSLA Status: FTE/Exempt
Work Conditions: Museum environment in historic building. Moderate to heavy lifting; ability to climb ladders. 40-hour work week; requires weekend work.


Salary: $42,500-$47,500 annually based on knowledge and experience


Reports to: Director of the Casemate Museum
1. Manage the research, development, evaluation, and implementation of educational programs, tours,
and events for diverse audiences independently and with partners, both on and off-site.
2. Collaborate with the National Park Service and the Fort Monroe Teachers Advisory Council to
create, develop and implement K-12 program offerings that are aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning and Common Core Standards. Work towards cultivating partnerships with the community, especially peer institutions, and K-12 and collegiate educators to ensure the Museum’s educational offerings meet the needs of the schools in the Hampton Roads region.
3. Coordinate educational tours and programs including booking, communications, staff/volunteer
assignments and tour payments.
4. Train museum staff and volunteers on new and existing, educational tours and programs.
5. Supervise the Casemate Museum Assistant.
6. Revise and update the Museum Volunteer Handbook.
7. Develop and expand the Casemate Museum’s internship program to include recruiting, training,
scheduling and supervision assignments of interns, as well as compliance with interns’ individual academic requirements.
8. Collaborate with museum team in exhibit development to create innovative and diverse exhibits that
will engage existing and new audiences. Support exhibits by creating supplemental activities and programs.
9. Work closely with the Visitor & Education Center Manager on educational programs, tours, volunteer procedures, and maintenance of the Museum Volunteer Handbook.
10. Work closely with the public education support contractor(s).
11. Coordinate with the FMA Director of Communication in the marketing of museum programs and
tours in print, on the website, and via social media.
12. Participate in regular professional development to maintain knowledge of best practices,
contemporary issues, and industry standards.
13. Perform museum research as it pertains to educational programs of Fort Monroe.
14. Work with the Museum Director and the staff of the National Fort Monroe Monument to develop a
site-wide interpretation plan and interpretive agreement.
15. Assist with daily operation of the Casemate Museum and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
● A minimum of a BA/BS in Education, Interpretation, History, Museum Studies, or closely related field. Master’s Degree and classroom teaching experience preferred.
● Experience working with volunteers and a diverse group of museum patrons.
● Experience developing and presenting interpretive and educational programs.
● Extremely well organized and exceptional time management skills.
● Self-starter with ability to work independently.
● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
● Proficient in Microsoft Office and related software.

Note: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.

The Fort Monroe Authority is an EEOC compliant employer.

This posting will be posted as open until filled. To apply please forward a copy of your resume, cover letter and FMA Job Application (available on website at www.fortmonroe.org) to:
Joan F. Baker
Human Resources Manager
jbaker@fortmonroe.org

Or mail to:
Joan F. Baker
Human Resources Manager
20 Ingalls Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Incomplete applications will not be accepted.