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Position Announcement

Heritage Sandy Springs

Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs


The primary responsibility of the Director of Historic Resources and Education Programs is to plan, develop, implement, and manage high-quality, year-round educational programming for all audiences that reflects Heritage Sandy Springs’ (HSS) mission and meets the needs of the diverse audiences we serve. The Director also oversees the exhibition programming of the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum, and conducts research of Sandy Springs history to strengthen and support educational and museum programming.

Required Skills: Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop, promote and present educational programs. Outstanding interpersonal skills; strong time management and multitasking abilities; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent supervisory ability and team-building skills. Understanding of marketing strategies needed to grow and publicize programs; strong detail orientation and commitment to accuracy; budget management skills; ability to prepare reports, track data and prepare analysis as needed; ability to work independently within a flexible team environment; ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups, and ability to use Microsoft Office applications and Past Perfect archive software.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in museum studies, history, education, or related degree and at least three years experience and proven success in developing and presenting multi-disciplinary, education-based programs to the public in a not-for-profit or museum setting. Master's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

About Heritage Sandy Springs: Heritage Sandy Springs is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building community by preserving and promoting the historic and cultural identity of Sandy Springs. Through partnership with the City of Sandy Springs, Heritage Sandy Springs manages and operates the Heritage Green park site in the heart of the City. Heritage Green is the home of the original springs, the Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, and the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum at the Williams-Payne House. Heritage Green is one of the few precious green spaces within the city limits of the vibrant Sandy Springs community and the only gathering spot in the heart of Sandy Springs. A true "people's park", Heritage Sandy Springs enriches the quality of life for Sandy Springs residents and visitors through recreational, historical and educational opportunities.

Please send all resumes and cover letters to mswindell@heritagesandysprings.org.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. No phone calls or faxes please.

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