Director of Education Position
The Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, IL invites applications for Director of Education, beginning February 1, 2016. Successful applicants will hold at minimum an M.A./M.S. degree in archeology, anthropology, museum studies or a closely related field. Experience in archeology, curriculum development and implementation, museum and/or interpretative center work, and teaching in informal learning environments are required. Self-motivated, outgoing, and energetic people will do well in this position.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Teaching in an immersive environment to students of all ages
• Developing archeological curriculum and other informal learning experiences
• Strategic planning
• Supervising staff
• Directing museum operations and educational exhibits
• Assisting in public outreach and community collaborations
• Grant-writing for STEM-based educational programs
Salary level is commensurate with experience and education; benefits include paid vacation and holidays; health insurance plan is available.
The Center for American Archeology is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit independent organization located in Kampsville, IL, approximately 80 miles northeast of St. Louis, MO. The CAA pursues a mission of education, research, and public service in archeology. Its purpose is to discover and disseminate the unwritten story of earlier Americans’ lifeways, accomplishments, and changing natural environment. The CAA fulfills this mission by supporting integrated programs o archeological investigation, educational outreach, and cultural stewardship.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, CV, and names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org or CAA, PO Box 366, Kampsville, IL 62053. Questions may be addressed to: 618-653-4316 or email@example.com. Information about the CAA and our programs can be found at http://www.caa-archeology.org. The CAA is an equal opportunity employer.