Museum Education and Tour Manager

Website Oberlin Heritage Center

Oberlin Heritage Center

Museum Education and Tour Manager

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The Oberlin Heritage Center (OHC) seeks a Museum Education and Tour Manager (METM) to engage diverse residents and visitors using the nationally significant and inspirational history of Oberlin, Ohio. Primary responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating K-12 education programs, tours, and youth and adult outreach programs. The METM also recruits and supervises volunteers and interns and assists with research projects, online promotion of OHC’s educational offerings, and other projects in accordance with the strategic plan and mission. This is a full-time, 40 hours/week position, including Saturdays and some evening duties. This person will often be a front-line employee and must be able to embody the community-oriented mission of the organization.

OHC is an award-winning non-profit, community-based historical society and historic preservation organization that operates a complex of historic sites and offers extensive programming and tours. It preserves, collects and interprets the history of this nationally significant, diverse college town located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland. It is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The 400-plus member organization has two full-time employees, 4 part-time employees, and numerous interns and volunteers.

The Oberlin Heritage Center is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the organization, visit

Application Due Date: August 23, 2023 by 11:59 p.m.

Expected Start Date: October 2023

Hours: 40 hours per week, typically Tuesday through Saturday but with flexibility; must be able to work a majority of Saturdays and occasional evenings.

Pay: $41,000-$44,500, commensurate with experience

Benefits: Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; cost of living benefit; employer matched retirement plan

Application Materials:

  • Required: cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least two professional references (who will not be contacted until the applicant has been notified)
  • Optional: Sample lesson plan or educational materials (no more than two)
  • Applications must be emailed to with the subject line “METM Position.” Mailed applications and applications submitted through job search portals will not be accepted.

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