Liberty Hall offers a wide array of opportunities.
Liberty Hall is seeking enthusiastic and friendly Museum Educators to join the team for seasonal part-time positions. The Museum Educators will be responsible for the delivery of educational programs, public house tours, special events, and summer programs. This position requires a strong interest in history and education, creativity, positive energy, organization, and strong communication and presentation skills.
• Delivery of educational school programs including field trips, outreach, and after-school programs
• Assist with set-up, preparation, teardown, and cleanup of all materials and activities for various programs
• Lead public tours of the museum as needed
• Assist with special events on evenings and weekends as needed
• Perform other duties as required by management
– Bachelor’s degree preferred– areas of history, education, museum studies/education, or special education
– Teaching experience in formal and informal educational settings preferred
– Enthusiastic team member with strong written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively across departments and with outside contacts and vendors
– Confidence using basic computer programs and Microsoft Office and Google suites
– Available to work weekends and evenings as necessary
Pay Rate: $14.25/hour—Maximum of 20 hours per week. Interested in applying? Please send a resume and cover letter to Hannah Gaston, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. Application deadline: Monday, April 10, 2023
We are always looking for volunteers to join our team! Our volunteer opportunities are in our public tours, school programs, and special events. If you are interested in an area not listed, please let us know. For more information, contact the museum at email@example.com
Our May Kean Raynolds Graduate Museum Studies Fellow is offered to graduate students enrolled in a master’s program in Museum Studies, History, or a related field. The fellowship is designed to provide a mentored professional development opportunity with the objective of encouraging graduate students to explore careers within a museum setting. The fellow will assist in the design, development, and delivery of innovative programming for diverse audiences of all ages with the goal of strengthening the relationship between the museum and its surrounding communities. Additionally, the fellow will aid in designing and implementing marketing strategies for the museum’s educational programming.
Fellows will work approximately 20 hours per week over the course of the 30-week fellowship. Work hours are flexible and will be scheduled during museum operating hours. The fellowship will begin in November 2023 and continue through July 2024. The museum is easily accessed by New Jersey Transit trains on the Raritan Valley line.
To apply, please submit the following to Maryellen McVeigh at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 20, 2023.
- Full curriculum vitae of education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications.
- A statement, not to exceed 1,000 words, specifying what you wish to accomplish during the fellowship period and detailing how you can utilize the Museum’s resources to accomplish your goals. The statement must also discuss the issues pertaining to museum education and public practice you wish to investigate during the fellowship period, how this research is relevant to the field, and how it will advance the work of Liberty Hall.
- Two letters of recommendation