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1784Midway Village Museum Part-time Job Opening

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  • Laura Furman
    Feb 6, 2014
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      Midway Village Museum Job Announcement


      Midway Village Museum has openings for a Part-Time Interpreter (Docent). The job responsibilities of the Interpreter will include, but are not limited to:

      ·         Providing costumed interpretation and historical education as needed including museum and village tours, outreach programs, and summer camp programs to adults and children of all ages.

      ·         Supporting special events by performing duties as assigned.

      ·         Assisting with educational program development.

      ·         Assisting with opening and closing of all facilities, as well as preparation of education program supplies as needed.

      ·         Care and preservation of museum artifacts through observation of museum policies.

      Work is seasonal (primarily March-October) and irregular in schedule. Midway Village is Rockford’s history museum and also features a living history Victorian Village. More information can be found at www.midwayvillage.com.


      A B.A. is preferred and a background check is required. Applicants should have a general knowledge of American social history. Those with a background in teaching (particularly elementary and middle school), museum studies, history, or theater are encouraged to apply.


      To apply please submit resume and two references to laura.furman@....