The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the Fighting Sixth Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942. The story of the 6th Cavalry is illustrious, beginning in 1861 as a U.S. Cavalry Regiment to present day. Located on the Post’s original parade ground/polo field in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, the area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, surrounded by officer’s homes and other Post buildings. Visited by presidents, military heroes, and celebrities, the museum houses artifacts, uniforms, weapons, accouterments, photos, and vehicles.
Through its unique collection, dynamic programming, effective outreach, and dedicated leadership, the 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the past, informs the present, and promotes the country’s rich history for future generations.
Part Time Program Coordinator
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for educational programming for the 6th Cavalry Museum including school outreach and programs, traveling exhibits coordination, group tour design and implementation, and summer and after-school programs.
Design museum educational programs, including history workshops and lectures, creating curriculum, lesson plans and evaluation materials
Serve as liaison between 6th Cavalry Museum and public and private schools, colleges and recreation centers, including conducting regular community education site visits
Schedule and coordinate public and private museum programs and rentals
Schedule and oversee the installation of traveling exhibits in cooperation with museum partners, including management of exhibit contracts and guest speakers
Design new after-school and summer camp programs that cater to area parents while also complementing school curricula
Maintain traveling exhibits and accompanying curricula
Provide monthly artifact profiles for social media and the museum website
Assist the Executive Director with identifying and applying for grants for museum and/or educational programming
Responsible for program evaluation methods and reporting to the board and for grant reports
Program liaison to the 6th Cavalry Museum board
Average 20 hours per week, onsite and offsite. Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation. Minimum of Associate degree in education, history, or associated field. Must have basic computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office, Facebook, and Instagram. Prefer experience in education and history, as well as basic videography, writing, and photography skills. Job will require some weekends and evenings.
Accepting applications until 5:00 p.m. EST February 14, 2020.
Download and complete the fillable PDF application, then email with resume and cover letter to RichardPGroves@gmail.com.
The 6th Cavalry Museum is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, age,
national origin, sex, or disability.