Current openings: Museum Educator I (PDF)


Title: Museum Educator I
Supervisor: Education Director
Hours: Variable
Seasonal (Sept. – June *Corresponds with public school year)
Pay Range: $12-16 per hour, depending upon experience
Benefits: None
OT Status: Non-Exempt


The Museum Educator I is responsible for delivering museum programs to youth and adult groups in accordance with Washington County Museum’s Field Trip and Mobile Museum curriculum, as well as delivering occasional evening and weekend programs at the Museum. This position is solely responsible for presenting from prepared curriculum. This is a part-time position with hours that will vary depending on program schedules.

Deliver Mobile Museum, Field Trip and public program presentations in accordance with Washington County Museum’s curriculum and brand
Prepare for presentations by compiling materials and arranging presentation space
Travel to schools and community centers for presentations
Maintain and store outreach materials between presentations
Assist in the delivery of public programs at the museum, which includes occasional evening and weekend hours
Research and expand personal knowledge of curriculum materials
Support overall museum operations by cooperating with Education staff colleagues, and by providing professional assistance to other departments
Meet monthly with the Director of Education
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Prior presentation experience in schools or informal learning environments
Excellent public speaking skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Curiosity and a love for learning
Ability to adjust to changing situations with grace
Ability to commit to a flexible work schedule, including occasional nights and
Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
Ability to lift and carry 25+ lbs, stand on feet for extended periods of time, arrange classroom furniture (tables, chairs, desks), and climb on ladders
Must pass background check

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Education, History, Museum Education or a
related field
Cultural knowledge of diverse populations in Oregon
Spanish language skills

Please email (.pdf attachment preferred) cover letter and resume to –
No phone calls please.

Review of applications begins December 28.
Application will close when position is hired.

Thank you.