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The Litchfield Historical Societ

Visitor Services and Membership Coordinator. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Visitor Services Coordinator maintains the database of constituents, processes gifts, membership renewals, and generates reports as needed for the Board. He/she works with the director to direct the Annual Appeal and works with Board committees to plan and execute 1-2 Fundraisers a year, as well as various donor events.  Responsibilities include registration and event tracking for all public programs and events, writing press releases, e-blasts, and social media posts; and design of materials for fundraisers, exhibits, and other special events.

  The Coordinator supervises volunteer coverage of the Museum front desk, maintains the Museum gift shop and updates the website and on-line calendar. This position is the public face of the museum and the first person most visitors see. The Visitor Services and Membership Manager will interact with all staff members, the Board of Trustees, volunteers, interns, and the general public.  The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a professional, friendly demeanor. The coordinator must be self-motivated, have excellent research, writing, and communications skills, and be able to effectively work as part of a team. The position is full time and will require frequent evening and weekend work. Qualifications:  M.A. in American History, Museum Education, or a related field is preferred.  Candidates should be familiar with all programs in MS Office. Experience using ETapestry or other similar donor database and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.  To apply please send resume, cover letter and list of references to cfields@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Norwalk Historical Society

Little Red Schoolhouse Program History Educator

The Norwalk Historical Society in Norwalk, CT is seeking knowledgeable, engaging, friendly, and

reliable educators for its popular Little Red Schoolhouse Program. Prospective educators should: have

experience working with elementary school-aged children, have experience in classroom management

and working with large groups of students, be an engaging presenter with a theatrical flair, have an

interest in local and Colonial history.

PROGRAM: The Little Red Schoolhouse Program has been in existence for close to 40 years and

provides local elementary school students a two-hour historical experience at the Society's Mill Hill

Historic Park. Students rotate to the three buildings on site for a tour in each: 1835 Town House - an

interactive history lesson on Norwalk's Colonial-era history, c1740 Governor Fitch Law Office - a

hands on guided tour of the house and herb garden focusing on Colonial life and work, c1826

Downtown District One Room School- a reenactment of an early 19th century school day. The program

runs from April 22, 2019 - June 14, 2019 and classes visit for two hours either in the morning or


RESPONSIBILITIES: Educators will be expected to learn two out of the three tours. All tours require

educators to be comfortable engaging students through questioning, storytelling and role-playing.

Educators will be required to become familiar with the script, logistics, and additional historical

background information for each tour. Scripts and historical information are provided. The Governor

Fitch Law Office and the one room schoolhouse tour require educators to wear a costume. Costumes

are provided. Educators will be provided on-site training by the Society's Educational Coordinator.

Educators should be expected to lead between one and five 2 hour school group visits per week.

Educators will be expected to participate in set up and/or clean up before and after each school group.

Compensation: Educators are paid $25.00 per session. Training and preparation are not compensated


Please submit a letter of interest plus resume via email with the subject: LRS Educator to

info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org. If considered for the position, a background check is required.

DECD Historic Preservation/Arts 
Arts and Culture Administrator

The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is recruiting for (1) Arts and Culture Administrator position.

This is a unique management position suitable for a creative individual who has a passion for the arts, culture or preserving the historic assets of Connecticut.  The incumbent is accountable for strengthening the state's cultural and historic-preservation community to foster the awareness and growth of Connecticut's historic and cultural assets in support of other agency initiatives that will promote economic and community development.

Please use this link for more information: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=181012&R2=6581MP&R3=001

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Central Connecticut State University
Department of History
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
(860) 832-2674

Email: info@clho.org

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