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Historic Sites Interpreter Part-time Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown NJ

21 Feb 2017 2:51 PM | Anonymous

Historic Sites Interpreter Part-time

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, a historic site of the Morris County Park Commission, located in Morristown, NJ is seeking a part-time, year-round Historic Sites Interpreter.  The position is 28 hours per week.

This position will work within the educational programming department at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, will interpret the history of Fosterfields through programming for general visitors of all ages including school and youth groups, and assist with the development and implementation of programs and events for the general public .  This position will also work special events throughout the year, interpreting a variety of historically themed programs, including hands-on activities. 

Qualified applicants should have an interest in history and/or museum studies.  Preferred applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in History with an emphasis on American History or Museum Studies.  Some experience working in a museum setting is desirable. 

Applicants must be able to work four, seven-hour days, which will change seasonally and include weekends and special events as assigned.  The applicant must become a legal NJ resident within one year of accepting the position and hold a valid NJ driver's license. 

Please send cover letter, resume with 3 references to:  Mark Sutherland, Manager of Historic Sites, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morristown, NJ  07960, or msutherland@morrisparks.net. No phone calls please.  For more information about the Morris County Park Commission or the Cooper Gristmill, please visit morrisparks.net or the friendsoffosterfieldsandcoopermill.org

The Morris County Park Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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