Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

27 March 2010

Posted in 1 by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on March 27, 2010

1) Interpereter Virginia Beach, VA
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse
Applications Contact person: Jennifer Hurst
Email: jhurst@preservationvirginia.org
Application due date: 2010/01/05
Salary range: hourly
Web Address: www.preservationvirginia.org/capehenry
Position: Part-time Interpreter for Old Cape Henry Lighthouse
Hours: Up to 32 hours per week
Position Description: Old Cape Henry Lighthouse is seeking a friendly individual to interpret the lighthouse and several other historically significant sites located within Fort Story to the public. The ideal candidate is able to communicate well with people with a broad range in age and interests. Old Cape Henry’s Interpreters greet and assists visitors, assist in the museum store, and contribute to a variety of museum projects. Applicants must be able to climb the 191 lighthouse steps, and give a 45 minute outdoor walking tour of the lighthouse and several other historically relevant sites located at Fort Story. A valid ID is required to gain access to the active Fort Story Base in Virginia Beach.  Old Cape Henry Lighthouse Hours are 7 days a week, 10am – 5pm Staff is expected to arrive 30 minutes prior to opening, and after close.

Please send your resume to:
Jennifer Hurst
Statewide Education Coordinator
Preservation Virginia
204 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(All interviews will take place at the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia Beach)
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application.

2) RFP: Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, closes April 15
This Request for Proposals is seeking an experienced Museum education and public program development professional (s) (contract position) to conduct a complete evaluation/assessment of existing educational programs; to research, design and develop ideas for educational and public programs to support the upcoming exhibit, Sea of Adventure, and to design relevant, high profile, cost effective programs that complement the forthcoming exhibit, support our mission, and have the ability to become self-sustaining. Our sights are set on exhibit-related education and public programs and activities for the next fiscal year commencing July 2010 (and beyond) that will attract visitors, increase memberships, create strong regional collaborations, and are highly marketable to the community.


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