1920 School Youth Programs Facilitator, History Center Museum

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • St Paul MN
  • $20.16 hourly minimum USD / Hour

Website Minnesota Historical Society

teaching history youth programs

JOB TITLE: School and Youth Programs Facilitator, History Center Museum

LOCATION: History Center – 345 W Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102

COMPENSATION: $20.16 hourly minimum

STATUS & HOURS: Part-time, regular (approximately 1,248 annual hours) position.

BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program and a retirement program with employer contribution. Generous vacation and sick time accruals.

DESIGNATION: Bargaining Unit AFSCME Local 3173

POSTING DATE: June 24, 2024

DEADLINE DATE: July 8, 2024

TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

DESCRIPTION: This position exists to greet and check in education program participants, present program orientations, and provide clerical support for Museum Programs operations, to help market school programs, and assist in the development and maintenance of school and youth programs.

SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Manage the functions of the Education Lobby desk; 2) Act as a Liaison with the Central Scheduling Department to keep track of School and Youth Group visits and updates; 3) Provide work direction and guidance to School and Youth Program volunteers; and 4) Assist with department administrative tasks; and 5) Assist with the development and evaluation of school and youth programs.


● Highschool degree or equivalent.

● Ability to work with youth in a positive, friendly manner.

● One year working in an office environment as a receptionist, coordinator, or equivalent.

● Organizational skills and detail-orientation.

● Strong language skills, oral and written, in communicating with teachers, youth, chaperones, the general public, and MNHS staff.

● Advanced customer service skills to serve all clients both internal and external

● Strong computer skills including the ability to learn basic computer applications related to group and program scheduling.

● Math skills sufficient to reconcile daily receipts.

● Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules, priorities and unpredictable events.

● Thorough knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.

● Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Google Suite

● Well-developed spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.


● Experience working with group and program scheduling software.

● Familiarity with History Center Museum programming.

Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org.

At MNHS, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society and museum, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.mnhs.org.