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Job Listing: Education Officer

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation - Williamsburg, VA

Closes - 7/6/2021

Position Title – Education Officer

Salary - $37,042/annually plus state benefits

Job Type - Full-time

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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation seeks a qualified individual to provide supervision of part-time museum education staff, work with a team to coordinate school tours and programs, develop education programs that reflect current trends and curriculum needs of Virginia and national education audiences, and implement engaging programming for family and youth audiences. This position works equal time at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have expertise in effectively supervising, mentoring, motivating and managing employees.

These strong leadership skills will include excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to foster empathy amongst colleagues and visitors while working effectively and respectfully with people of diverse cultures, ages, and economic backgrounds.

The candidate will have experience and demonstrated skill in developing and implementing educational programs for K-12 learners and family/youth audiences, with expertise in teaching, promoting dialogue and questioning, and facilitating engaging educational experiences.

A demonstrated positive approach to problem solving, new tasks, and collaborating with others is required.

The candidate should have excellent organizational and logistical skills, alongside strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites, Google Suite; virtual learning platforms, and related programming software.

Preferred Qualifications

A passion for history with knowledge of 17th- and 18th- century history is a plus.

Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit an application either on-line at or by contacting Human Resources for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.