Posted on 5/31/2022
Reports To: Education Team
About this position
The primary purpose of this position is to provide a welcoming, engaging environment and rewarding learning experience to museum visitors through guided tours and supervised activities. Training will be provided.
Representative responsibilities of this office include:
1. Conduct tours of various lengths to people of all ages
This position requires the ability to do one or more of the following throughout the day: stand, walk, sit, bend and reach above and below shoulder level, and occasionally lift/carry 25 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is variable and unpredictable, ranging from quiet to loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All job applicants receive equal consideration for employment.
About the Ella Sharp Museum
The Ella Sharp Museum, founded in 1965, offers programs, exhibits and experiences preserving community history, advancing art appreciation, and understanding, connecting children with science and, through the Cell Block 7 Museum, explores Jackson’s prison history. Our 10-acre campus includes the Hadwin Center with exhibit galleries, program spaces, offices, and a museum store; the Merriman Sharp farmhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, a log cabin, barn and other historic structures; and the Hurst Planetarium. Our mission focuses on providing opportunities to connect our community with history, the arts, and science. We received American Alliance of Museums accreditation in 1978 and have been reaccredited twice. One of the first small museums in the country to receive such distinction, the Ella Sharp Museum is one of only 38 accredited institutions in the state of Michigan.
How to apply: Submit cover letter and resume via email to: Julie Johnson, Executive Director, Ella Sharp Museum, email@example.com. Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt. Position open until filled.