Museum Programs Manager for the Kentucky Military History Museum
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) Museum Programs Team seeks an outgoing and collaborative colleague to join us in helping visitors engage with Kentucky’s history at the Kentucky Military History Museum. The Museum Programs Manager will join a creative and energetic team, where they will be given the opportunity to interact with visitors of all ages and deliver educational content in an exciting way.
Visitors travel from all over to visit the Kentucky Military History Museum, housed in the State Arsenal (c.1850). The Museum Programs Manager will be responsible for providing high-quality educational opportunities that focus on KHS’ collection of military treasures and commemorate the stories of Kentuckians’ military service from the War of 1812 to today. The Manager will find innovative ways for visitors to discover the role Kentucky history plays in defining duty, honor, and self-service.
They will work with members of the Learning Team to offer a learner-driven, inquiry-based approach to museum experiences that ignites the public’s curiosity, builds critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and encourages active citizenship. They will be good stewards of one of KHS' most prominent artifacts through the care and preservation of the State Arsenal. This is a team-oriented position that will collaborate with additional program staff and volunteers.
When done successfully, the work of the Museum Programs Manager provides a positive and informative experience for our visitors, wanting them to come back for more.
To learn more about the Kentucky Historical Society, please visit https://history.ky.gov/about
This is a full-time position located in Frankfort, KY that reports to the Museum Programs Administrator. This is an unclassified (non-merit) position pursuant to KRS 18A.115(1)(u). The annual salary for this position is $37,008.72 – 38,859.16. Benefits include health and life insurance, optional dental and vision insurance, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, retirement, and optional deferred compensation plans.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume via email to email@example.com. No telephone calls accepted. The deadline for submissions is Monday, August 15, 2022. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
KHS is an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. KHS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with state and federal laws.
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