Job Listing: Education Director

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Job Opening: Education Director


Crab Orchard Museum in Tazewell, VA seeks a creative fulltime Education Director to coordinate educational programs, including school tours, adult group tours, classes, camps, lectures, performances, etc.  for all ages of museum visitors on a 23-acre historic site.  Recruit, train and manage volunteers as interpreters, docents, demonstrators, crafters, guides, and assistants to implement a year-round schedule of educational activities at a vibrant museum that preserves and promotes Appalachian cultural heritage.  Professional salaried, exempt staff position working with a small team of museum professionals to operate a well-regarded museum with a Pioneer Park of 14 log and stone buildings from the 1800s, focusing on colonial, pioneer and Native American history.


Please submit Cover Letter with background, interest and availability, along with resume to by January 21st,2020  for consideration. 


Preferred Education and Experience: BA minimum, Master’s preferred in Education, History, or Arts/Humanities field with experience working with volunteers and children in an educational setting.  Teaching certification a plus. Must have physical ability to lift 40 pounds, and actively participate in outdoor and indoor programming and events. Must pass a background check and drug test.  More information about Crab Orchard Museum may be found at  Salary range $27,000-31,000 commensurate with experience.  Fulltime benefits included: healthcare, vacation & sick leave (Paid Time Off), dental insurance, small life insurance policy, pension plan.


Contact: Crab Orchard Museum, 276-988-6755.