Job Title: Educator (Tenement Museum)

URL: https://www.tenement.org/jobs.php

Description: Part-time Educators lead public tours and school group programs for visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities in 97 and 103 Orchard Street, the Museum’s historic tenement buildings. Qualifications: Tenement Museum Educators should be enthusiastic and engaging storytellers who are interested in the history of immigration and migration, as well as contemporary issues related to immigration. Successful candidates will be committed to visitor engagement, will be flexible and creative in adjusting their tour to meet the needs of visitors, are interested in working with children and teens, and devoted to the museum’s mission. Applicants fluent in English and one or more of the following languages are strongly encouraged to apply: Cantonese, Fujianese, Mandarin, and Spanish. Individuals with experience in museum or K-12 education, or with ELL teaching experience are encouraged to apply and will be given preference. Applicants with at least a high school diploma, a GED, or relevant experience are preferred. This position is permanent part-time work. Candidates must be available to work a set schedule of two weekdays and one weekend day per week, as well as possible evening tours (until 8 pm) one day per week. Applicants should also expect to work holiday hours as needed. Applicants must feel confident ascending/descending multiple flights of stairs daily. As 97 Orchard Street is a historic space with minimal climate control, applicants must be prepared to work in all weather conditions and feel comfortable standing for long periods of time. Educators will: • Provide a best-in-class museum experience for all visitors and exhibit a genuine desire to work in a front-facing education role • Utilize on-site time wisely studying text-based tour materials in preparation for paid training sessions • Commit to learning multiple programs in a short period of time • Maintain open and professional communication with the Education Department Managers • Attend mandatory quarterly staff meetings and monthly Educator Meetings • Perform occasional administrative tasks as assigned

Date Posted: 09-17-2018

Expire Date: 10-17-2018

Contact Name: Brendan Murphy

Salary: 18.00 per hour

Website: https://www.tenement.org/jobs.php

Additional Instructions:

The Tenement Museum is devoted to training and development and all new educators are required to attend a mandatory four-day onboarding program. The mandatory orientation days are November 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th. Please ensure that you are available for these days before you submit your resume and cover letter. Starting pay rate for Part-time Educators is $18.00 per hour. Benefits include paid time off commensurate with hours worked, pre-tax transit passes, and matched contributions to the Museum’s pension plan. This position is non-exempt. The application period will end October 5th.