The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) seeks an energetic and creative Museum Educator to lead interactive exhibition tours. The CJM presents contemporary perspectives on art, history, and ideas through the lens of Jewish culture. Founded in 1984, The Museum serves broad and diverse audiences through outstanding exhibitions and innovative education programs. In June 2008, the Museum opened a new expanded facility, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, in the heart of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena cultural district. For more information, please visit the website at www.thecjm.org.
Museum Educators are a core part of the Education department and interact with a range of visitors and audiences. Successful individuals in this role will be dependable, enthusiastic, and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. As a public-facing position, the Museum Educator should endeavor to demonstrate the highest level of hospitality to all visitors while providing knowledge, information, and encouraging critical thinking.
Position Title: Museum Educator
Reports To: School Tours Manager
Status: Temporary, Part Time, Non-Exempt
Upon successful completion of training, the Museum Educator will lead interactive exhibition tours for children, adults, and families. The Museum Educator may facilitate hands-on art activities in the Museum’s Education Center, as needed.
Other responsibilities may include:
Museum Educators must be available to participate in 4-6 paid training sessions in advance of each new exhibition. Most training sessions are held on Tuesday evenings.
Send cover letter and resume to:
Please indicate “Museum Educator” in the email subject line. No phone calls, please.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, age, marital or domestic partner status, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, The CJM will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.