OWL and History Museum of Western Virginia – Education

Job Opening/ Posted Nov. 3, 2017


(Contractual Part-time)

The Historical Society of Western Virginia seeks an Education Coordinator to provide programming and presentations to school children that reinforce Virginia’s Standards of Learning in History and Social Studies. Using artifacts and materials from collections of both the O. Winston Link and History Museum of Western Virginia, the Education Coordinator will develop, present and evaluate these programs collecting feedback data for reporting purposes. Some classes need to combine history and photography.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience of good teaching practices appropriate to particular ages/stages in cognitive development; familiarity with Virginia’s Standards of Learning; practice in developing and implementing curriculum. The candidate should have an interest in History, Social Studies and related fields such as Anthropology, Archaeology and Photography.  Position requires a B.A./B.S. degree in History, Education, Archaeology or related liberal arts studies. Must work effectively with persons of all ages, education and socio-economic levels.

For consideration, submit letter of introduction, resume and the names and contact information for three references to: Education Coordinator, HSWV, 101 Shenandoah Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA, 24016. Electronic submissions should go to director@vahistorymuseum.org, Attention S.B. Kelly.