Morris-Jumel Mansion


Position Description:
The Morris-Jumel Mansion seeks to hire an educator to assist with the facilitation of its school, family, and summer camp programs. Current initiatives of this department focus on (1) expanding narratives to be more inclusive of the site’s stories, (2) strengthening social history content delivered both virtually and in-person, and (3) diversifying programmatic offerings to meet the needs of the larger Washington Heights and surrounding communities. This position reports directly to the Programs Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:
– Provide engaging, bilingual in-person and virtual experiences which compliment classroom lessons and curriculum
– Engage students and families in the process of inquiry and object-based learning
– Set-up and breakdown program areas and materials
– As needed, provide admin support by collecting admission fees, managing registrations, etc.
– Participate in paid trainings and professional development activities
– Engage the museum’s community by create a welcoming, inviting, and relevant educational environment

Qualifications:
– One or more years of experience in delivering bilingual ​(Spanish/English) ​educational programs
– Interest in, knowledge, or coursework in American History, historic preservation, decorative arts, and/or other humanities-related discipline
– Ability to work with individuals from a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds
– Team player with personable and helpful attitude; flexible
– Knowledge of inquiry-based teaching
– Ability to demonstrate and communicate passion for museum’s mission and content
– Excellent classroom management and public speaking skills
– Familiarity or willingness to learn NYC curricula standards
– Bilingual proficiency (Spanish/English) strongly preferred

Salary:  $32.5/hour

Website: morrisjumel.org

Application Info:
Send a resume/CV and cover letter expressing your interest in the position to jobs@morrisjumel.org