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Colvin Run Site Historian

22 Oct 2019 8:35 AM | Anonymous

Job Description

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site G-Status Historian

Part-Time: 900 hrs/year



Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

10017 Colvin Run Road

Great Falls, Virginia 22066

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site seeks an Educator for immediate hire, to help facilitate our cultural history interpretive programs for school aged children and/or adults. Primary duties will include presentation of our STEM based field trip programs. Groups may include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, camps, events, and special request programs. Other prescheduled or on-demand programs, and administrative/front desk work may be assigned as needed.

Hours: Must be able to work weekday mornings (Monday-Friday), with core hours of 9:30am -12:30pm, to present field trip programs during the regular Fairfax County Public School elementary school year. Scheduled hours for field trips generally fall during October, November, and late February through early June. Additional hours throughout the year, including weekends, may be scheduled as needed.

Required Qualifications: Experience preparing and presenting interpretive programs to individuals or groups. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to deal effectively with citizen inquires and questions. Ability to remain flexible and adaptive, and work collegially in a small museum environment. Applicants who wish to pursue education or museum education careers are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in history, education or a closely related field, and six months experience presenting interpretive programs or teaching children.

Note: Individuals in these positions are not eligible for employee benefits, and are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. This position cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

To Apply: Please send resume with references and cover letter to

10017 Colvin Run Rd.
Great Falls, VA 22066

No phone calls, please

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