|Job title||Historical Interpreter (On-call/weekends)- Owens-Thomas House|
|Company Name||Telfair Museum of Art, Inc.|
|Date Posted||Tuesday, February 7, 2017|
|Category||Administrative And Project Assistance|
Position: Historical Interpreter (On-call/weekends)- Owens-Thomas House
Job Summary and Key Objectives:
The Historical Interpreter (On-Call) is responsible for giving 45-minute guided tours of the Owens-Thomas House, part of the Telfair Museum of Art, Inc. The Historical Interpreter (On-Call) conducts educational and thought-provoking guided tours, answering questions about the architecture, furnishings, social history, and art. The museum is open seven days per week.
Candidates for the Historical Interpreter (On-Call) position must successfully complete up to 20 hours of training to become proficient in preferred tour techniques, all aspects of the history of the Owens-Thomas House, including 19th century social history, history of regency architecture, and fine and decorative arts. Candidates will be evaluated on their knowledge and ability to lead guided tours before being offered a regular part-time position within this organization.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Understand and learn the history and tour techniques of the Owens-Thomas House and deliver accurate, interesting, and compelling tours for Telfair Museums’ visitors.
Minimum Qualifications and Education:
• An interest in American History, fine and decorative arts, architectural history and/or public history.
• Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.