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EDUCATION SPECIALIST/WEEKEND MANAGER, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, Arkansas

  • 10 Apr 2017 2:15 PM
    Message # 4739915


    The SHILOH MUSEUM OF OZARK HISTORY, a department of the City of Springdale, Arkansas, is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of EDUCATION SPECIALIST & WEEKEND MANAGER. Interested persons should submit an application, resume, and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017.


    This position is full-time, Tuesday through Saturday. The incumbent will help develop, research, and present school and family programs, as well as develop teaching materials, and will serve as receptionist on Saturdays.


    Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED or preferably a B.A. in education, American history, or liberal arts. Museum or educational experience, especially elementary age, is preferred. Spanish speaker is a plus.


    Starting range is $25,995-$30,583 plus benefits.


    To apply, you must submit a cover letter, resume, and City of Springdale application through Please indicate "Education Specialist & Weekend Manager" on your application. Resumes will not be accepted without an accompanying application.  


    The City of Springdale is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.





    The incumbent is responsible for assisting the education manager with education-related duties as assigned and for working every Saturday at the reception desk. (Regular work week for this position runs Tuesday through Saturday.) 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


    • Assists with research for and presentation of curriculum-based pre-K to 12 programs and tours.

    • Develops and maintains discovery boxes and teaching packets.

    • Develops/obtains and maintains teaching collection and reproduction items and educational materials to be used in education programs.

    • Assists with research and presentation of summer children’s programs and seasonal workshops.

    • Assists with creation, editing, and posting of teachers' electronic newsletter.


    • Works 9am-5pm every Saturday at reception desk and, when available and needed, fills in for the secretary/receptionist during the week.

    • Greets visitors and provides information to them about the museum and its programs, exhibits, buildings and grounds, etc.

    • Answers telephone, takes messages, answers inquiries.

    • Assists visitors with museum store purchases, adds up merchandise, makes change, finds merchandise within inventory, etc.

    • Troubleshoots occasional problems with equipment, visitors, etc.

    • Assists with special museum events.

    • Performs other duties as assigned. 



    Minimum required: high school diploma or GED or, preferably, Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in education, American history, public history, liberal arts, or related field; museum or educational experience preferred. 



    Occasionally trains and exercises direction over volunteer education personnel. 

    Last modified: 10 Apr 2017 2:18 PM | Allyn Lord