Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown, NJ, a historic site of the Morris County Park Commission seeks an Education Assistant for immediate hire. Fosterfields interprets the history of a 1920s working farm. This position works under the supervision of the Senior Historic Programs Specialist. The Education Assistant will develop, present, and evaluate educational programs at Fosterfields for the benefit and enjoyment of a variety of audiences. Essential functions include: development and implementation of a variety of programs related to the site, site interpretation for visiting school groups and the general public, hands-on program implementation, and general office duties related to the position.
The candidate should be a graduate of a college of recognized standing with a major program of study in history, education, American studies, museum studies, or a related field; work towards an advanced degree preferred. This is a year-round, part-time position and is limited to 28 hours per week. The salary is $14.25/hour. The chosen candidate must be able to work a combination of days that will include all weekends April through October, and other dates as assigned. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Morris County Park Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.