Museum Educator, Idaho State Museum - Part Time
Overview of Position:
Museum Educators are an important part of the Education Team. They assist in the teaching and implementation of on-going programs within multiple disciplines targeted to PreK-12th grade students, teachers, youth groups, families, and adult audiences. This role also engages visitors from early childhood to adult in inquiry-based experiences based on the museum’s collection and exhibitions. This position will work up to 19.5 hours a week, Tuesday- Saturday shifts between 9am-5pm. It will require occasional evening work, as needed.
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This professional position is a part-time, hired at $16.45/hour.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by February 8th to email@example.com.
Director, Bannock County Historical Museum
Education and Experience
• Undergraduate degree in museum studies, archives, history, anthropology or closely
related field and 2-3 years full-time or equivalent of experience in museum or
preservation work, or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience
o Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices used in the
museum or preservation field.
o Demonstrated understanding of both collections and building stewardship.
o Experience with exhibit design and installation.
o Experience establishing public and educational programming.
o Experience with fundraising and/or donor relations.
o Knowledge and experience in personnel management.
o Experience with budget oversight.
o Ability to deal effectively with the public and volunteers.
o Understanding of social media platforms.
o Demonstrated experience with museum software, such as PastPerfect.
o Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and
• Knowledge of local history or the willingness and enthusiasm to learn.
• Effective oral and written communication skills including but not limited to public
speaking, grant writing, published articles, newsletter, reports, responding to public
requests, leading tours, taking and keeping meeting minutes.
Non-manual and manual work with strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required
tasks, including lifting to 40 pounds, stooping, bending and working in tiring and uncomfortable
positions in an office and outdoor setting.
Rate of pay: $20.00/hour plus a monthly negotiable stipend towards health insurance. The
Bannock County Historical Society cannot pay retirement benefits.
Overtime policy: When overtime is necessary those hours may be taken as compensatory time.
Vacation/sick time: Two weeks of paid vacation per calendar year, plus paid holidays, ten paid
sick days per year, and bereavement leave.
When submitting your cover letter and cv, please use the subject line: “BCHM Director
application” and send to: Arlen Walker, President, Bannock County Historical Society Board of
Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Development Director, Children's Museum of Magic Valley- Part Time
Overview of Position:
The Director of Development will report to the Executive Committee of the Board. This position is supported by a working Board of Directors and active capital campaign committee members who will assist in executing the fundraising efforts. This will be accomplished through major gift solicitation; foundation, corporate and government support; special events and related activities such as donor cultivation and management. The responsibilities of this role will evolve based on the needs of the organization as the museum moves closer to the official opening date.
●Manage and coordinate with the Board of Directors to implement the capital campaign strategy and facilitate projects supporting the campaign objectives
● Expand pool of prospective donors
● Facilitate the tasks to advance the work and progress of the museum, including preparing materials and information that will be used in meetings with prospective donors
● Work with the Capital Campaign committee and consultants to develop and execute strategies
● Oversee the donor management systems
● Oversee all Capital Campaign grant writing, including deadlines, reviews and reporting requirements ● Supervise donor and gift acknowledgement, record-keeping and report requirements
● Represent CMMV in the community and attend events and meetings.
Qualifications & Experience:
● Commitment to and support of CMMV’s mission
● Fundraising experience, preferably in a museum or other non-profit educational organization
● Proven success in engaging individual donors, working with board members, and securing institutional support
● Self starter with a demonstrated work ethic, sense of integrity and emotional intelligence; High attention to detail and understanding of best practices in donor cultivation
● Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
● Poised professional manner with strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
● Ability to interface directly with Museum donors, board members, and other constituents at all levels ● Maintain confidentiality with tact and discretion
● Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or comparable professional experience
Hours & Compensation:
This professional position is a part-time, salaried position up to 20 hours per week, or 40 hours max per pay period (every two weeks). Paid for 48 weeks annually with four weeks unpaid vacation time. Flex schedule with the ability to work from home. Salary will be based upon experience. Mileage reimbursement based upon the standard IRS mileage reimbursement rate for travel outside of the Twin Falls area while using a personal vehicle. Must be based in the Twin Falls area.
This position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.