Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Opportunity: Position in Education/Web

The act of publicizing a job listing for technology and web work should merit a penance, given that this post is on top of one featuring Wendell Berry. Interested in education/web position. . . read further
Educator/Web Manager, Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY: Job Description:  The Headley-Whitney Museum, a decorative arts museum located in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass region, is seeking a full-time Educator/Web Manager responsible for developing and running educational programs for students of all ages including adult jewelry/decorative art workshops, children’s summer craft workshops and the Improbable Baubles Faux Bibelot Middle School Competition.  The Educator/Web Manager also comes up with new workshop ideas, schedules group tours, assists with the volunteer program and conducts educational outreach and in-school programs.  The Educator/Web Manager is also responsible for keeping the website up to date using Dreamweaver, sending out e-newsletters using Vertical Response and helping to maintain the social media presence of the Museum.  In addition, the Educator/Web Manager is a key member of the small staff in assisting with the day-to-day running of the Museum such as giving tours, answering phones and assisting at the front desk.  Full-time, exempt position with some evening and weekend hours required. Salary Range:  $25,000-$28,000. Benefits package includes health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Job Requirements: 
  • A Bachelors degree and 2-3 years experience in educational programming.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Dreamweaver and Photoshop. 
  • Ability to work independently, proactively, and as part of a team. 
To apply please send a cover letter and resume with references to by May 9th.  No phone calls please.

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