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Education Manager - Willamette Heritage Center, Salem, OR

26 Mar 2021 1:36 PM | Anonymous member

The Education Manager is responsible for the development and management of the Willamette Heritage Center’s (WHC) educational vision and goals as they relate to exhibits, program planning, outreach efforts, events, and the organizational strategic plan.

Salary:  $23/hr Full Time
Reports to:  Executive Director
To apply: send resume & cover letter to: michellec@willametteheritage.org
by April 16, 2021

Core Responsibilities:

Program Development & Implementation

Including: Adult programming – lectures, speaker series, textile arts programs, blacksmith classes, tours.

Children’s programs – camps, school field trips (primarily 3rd & 4th grade, but other grades as well), homeschool & public-school curriculum development according to state standards, develop hands-on, interactive activities.

Living History Program – including volunteers, demonstrators, and the Teen Interpretive Program (TIP)

WHC Signature Events

Support accurate, timely, and relative educational components of WHC signature events.


Develop and nurture relationships with current and potential educational partners of the WHC such as local cultural organizations, schools, retirement communities, homeschool groups, and libraries.

Fundraising, Budget, and Resources

Work closely with the Executive Director to determine potential funding sources such as grant writing, sponsorships, donor support, and fee for service programming.

Volunteer Education and Supervision

Provide leadership, support, supervision, and ongoing educational opportunities for educational volunteers, including, but not limited to docents and interns.

Other duties assigned to enrich the WHC mission and vision for community educational engagement.

For a detailed job description visit:  www.willametteheritage.org/staff/

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
Contact: connect@oregonmuseums.org 
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