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JOB DESCRIPTION

Director of Education Programs

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) is 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization that is hiring a Director of Education Programs.  The Education Programs is one of the five core MHC programs, and it includes five separate subprograms: (1) Speakers Programs (such as the Show Me Missouri Speakers Bureau), (2) Commemorative Exhibits (such as the World War I centennial Missouri Over There and the statehood bicentennial Struggle for Statehood), (3) Civics Education (such as the annual Missouri Summer Teachers Academy), (4) Literary Ventures (such as Poets in the Park), and (5) Strategic Partnerships (currently includes the Smithsonian Institution Museums on Main Street program, Missouri Association for Museums and Archives, Missouri Council for History Education, the State Historical Society of Missouri, among several others).  The Director of Education will be responsible for supervising, developing, and expanding these various programs across the state of Missouri.

The Director will also be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the MHC office in Kansas City, including oversight of interns and administrative assistants.  The Director will work closely with other MHC Program Directors (located in offices in St. Louis and Springfield) in communicating and advancing all MHC Programs throughout the Kansas City region.  The Director will be expected to conduct regular community outreach in the Kansas City area and consistently identify and develop partnerships and assist with general development of the office, the Education Programs, and the MHC in general.  The position will entail travel across the state, but the Director will work out of the Kansas City area.  For more information on MHC Programs, visit www.mohumanities.org

Position Qualities and Expectations

The Director of Education Programs must consistently exhibit initiative, dynamism and creativity, superior social and communication skills, and teamwork.  The nature of the humanities requires an individual who will at all times maintain a deep desire to work with numerous private and public entities (including state agencies and legislators), and individuals of all ethnicities, religions, races, nationalities, and educational and socioeconomic ranges. Candidates for this position must demonstrate experience in nonprofit administration and/or management, basic knowledge of social media facets, general computer skills, the ability to build and manage a budget, and a deep appreciation for the humanities and the mission of the Missouri Humanities Council.

Candidates must have a minimal educational attainment of a Bachelor’s degree in any field related to the humanities; preference will be given to those candidates who have attained graduate degrees.

Annual salary range is $50,000 to $60,000, depending on candidate’s experience and education; company paid benefits include for the employee only: health insurance (medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability), life insurance, and a 403(b) retirement.

Annual salary range is $50,000 to $60,000, depending on candidate’s experience and education; company paid benefits include for the employee only: health insurance (medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability), life insurance, and a 403(b) retirement.

General inquiries and questions can be emailed to Dr. Belko at sbelko@mohumanities.org

Deadline for submitting applications is April 1, 2018; job position is effective June 1, 2018.

The MHC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors.  We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Send Letter of Interest, curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of three to five references to:

Dr. William S. Belko, Executive Director  |  Missouri Humanities Council  |  Grand Central Building at Union Station  |  415 S. 18th St., Ste. 100  |  St. Louis, MO 63103

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