KHS Museum Programs Manager for the Old State Capitol
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 Old State Capitol. 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 Old State Capitol building (c. 1830-1910), a National Historic Landmark. The Museum Programs Manager will be responsible for providing high-quality educational opportunities through the lens of civics education as well as a variety of themes from Greek Revival architecture to debating the politics within Antebellum Kentucky. The Manager will find innovative ways for visitors to discover the role civic participation and the practice of democratic principles plays in Kentucky history.
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 Kentucky’s historic capitol building. This is a team-oriented position that will supervise 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
For the complete position description, please visit: https://history.ky.gov/about/careers
This is a full-time position located in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky, 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 – $38,859. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 based on 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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