Haines Sheldon Museum Seeks Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator Position, 20 hours/week

Haines Sheldon Museum seeks an engaging educator to join our dynamic, hard-working, dedicated team devoted to providing the best possible museum to Haines residents and visitors. This position’s critical function is to bring children, families, couples and single adults into the museum. It is responsible for planning and implementing education programming, including live presentations, developing and revising educational components in exhibits and expanding community outreach designed to enrich the learning experience for children, adults and visitors. We are looking for a creative problem solver and socially resourceful community connector who enjoys children and has experience working as an educator.

The full position description is available on the Haines Borough website.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree with focus on education, museum studies, child development or the equivalent; one- three years experience in education or museum education setting; ability to work a flexible schedule that will sometimes include weekends, evenings and holidays; good interpersonal oral and written skills; and good general physical health including the ability to walk up and down stairs.

Wage and Benefits:

Starting wage is $17.04 per hour with SBS (in lieu of Social Security); union optional, union dues, and a PERS percentage.

Does not qualify for medical insurance benefits.

All new employees are subject to a probationary period.

Application Deadline:

5:00pm, Friday, October 26, 2018, or thereafter until filled.

Application Procedure:

Submit, via mail, fax, or email, a completed Haines Borough application form. The application and job description may be found online

or by contacting:

Alekka Fullerton, Borough Clerk
P.O. Box 1209, Haines, AK 99827
Haines Borough Administration
Building, 103 E. Third Ave.
907-766-6402
Fax: 907-766-2716
afullerton@haines.ak.u