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Historical Program Specialist, Full-time - Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown NJ

12 Dec 2017 5:08 PM | Anonymous

The Morris County Park Commission, located in Morristown, NJ, seeks a dynamic individual for a full-time Historical Program Specialist at its Fosterfields Living Historical Farm location.   

The position requires the candidate to assist in the creation of outreach programs, conduct tours, demonstrations, on-site programs for youth and adult groups and the general public throughout the year.  The chosen candidate will develop educational materials for these programs, and assist with training, supervising, and recruiting volunteers.

Additionally, this position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of events such as, but not limited to the Historic Sites Summer Camp, Paranormal Events, Home School Programs, and various events throughout the season.  

The candidate will be a graduate of a college or university of recognized standing, with a major program of study in History, American Studies, Museum Studies, or a related field.  A Master’s Degree in Museum Education, Museum Studies, or a related field is required.  The candidate will have at least two years of experience presenting programs at historic sites (preferably in a historic farm setting), the ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, and holidays as required,  and have a knowledge of the tools, methods, and theories used in management, historic interpretation, and preservation of historic sites. 

Salary is $46,164.00 and is part of the Local 32 Union.   A comprehensive benefits package is also included.  The position is full-time, 40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays as assigned.  The candidate must be a resident of New Jersey within 90 days of a hire date.  To apply, go to the following link and go to “How To Apply” https://TinyURL.com/MorrisParksEmployment Please submit by Friday, December 29, 2017.  For more information on the Morris Park Commission and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, visit morrisparks.net or friendsoffosterfieldsandcoopermill.org

The Morris County Park Commission is an EOE employer.

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