JOB TITLE: #1210 Program Associate, Community Programs & Evaluation – History Center
OPEN TO: This job is open to all applicants.
LOCATION: Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St Paul, MN 55102-1906
SALARY: $3,580.00 monthly minimum
STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, regular (2,088 annual hours) position.
CLASSIFICATION: 08L Professional
HIRING MANAGER: Program Manager, Community Programs & Evaluation
POSTING DATE: November 28, 2018
DEADLINE DATE: December 12, 2018
TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at
www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.
DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants to establish and nurture relationships with
Community partners that include: larger cultural organizations, community-based organizations and individual community leaders; to support the development and delivery of community programs, in collaboration with the Community Programs & Evaluation team, internal MNHS staff (site and exhibit staff) and community partners.
SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) working with the Community Programs & Evaluation team, assist in the design, development and implementation of co-created community-based programs at an MNHS site or community partner location; and 2) assist in the research and development of engaging community programs that support the unit’s target audience(s).
• Bachelors degree in museum studies, American studies, urban Studies, ethnic studies (can be specific to a cultural group), history, or a relevant field.
• One to three years experience developing community-based programs for museum or community audiences.
• Demonstrated ability to build partnerships and work with external partners, including community-based groups or organizations, to deliver programs and/or services to the public.
• Effective communication skills, including ability to write clearly and concisely and effective oral communication with individuals and groups.
• Knowledge of history research methodology and data gathering techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently to complete projects.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals.
• Computer skills necessary to develop quality project and program documentation.
• Masters degree in museum studies, American studies, urban studies, ethnic studies (can be specific to a cultural group),
history, or a relevant field.
• Three to four years previous experience developing community-based programs for museum or community audiences.
• Five plus years previous experience delivering community programs to non-predominantly white audiences.
• Familiarity with Minnesota Historical Society programs and/or exhibits.
• Previous experience working with interns or volunteers.
• General knowledge of United States history and the history of multiple racial, ethnic and cultural, and tribal groups within the state.
• Proficient written and spoken skills in a language other than English.
• Experience with program assessment or evaluation.
• Knowledge of a finance system and database driven work.
Should you have questions with the application process, email email@example.com or call MNHS Job Line at 651-259-3181. Applicants offered employment are subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment. EEO