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Hosanna School Museum - Program and Education Coordinator

Hosanna School Museum - Program and Education Coordinator

The Hosanna School Museum is a non-profit, public history site dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Harford County history through the lens of the African American experience within national contexts.

Hosanna is responsible for two Freedmen’s Bureau Schools built in 1867 that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hosanna School is located in Darlington and the McComas Institute is located in Joppa. In addition, Hosanna owns the cemetery and church adjacent to McComas Institute. The McComas complex is undergoing renovations.

The Program and Education Coordinator would be responsible for the development of public programs, educational curriculum, community engagement, and other activities associated with both museums and their respective missions, including maintaining regular open hours. Reports to the Executive Director and Board President. 20 hours per week at $16 per hour

Applicant must possess the following skills:

• Have at least an AA or Bachelor’s degree in History, Sociology, Anthropology, Museum Studies, or other related field. A concentration or demonstrated interest in African American history and culture is preferred.

• Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

• Have strong research skills

• Have strong organizational skills

• Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint or Adobe Creative Suite. Have basic familiarity in the use of Excel and Publisher.

• Be knowledgeable about the use of social media platforms (Facebook, Eventbrite, Twitter)