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Education Outreach Curator

  • 502006
  • Part-time


The Arizona Historical Society is a nonprofit organization and state agency established in 1864. AHS connects people through the power of Arizona’s history. AHS collects, preserves, and tells the story of Arizona’s past through museum exhibitions, libraries and archives, historic sites, educational programs, and the Journal of Arizona History. AHS seeks to be the driving force strengthening Arizona’s communities by promoting history through leadership, partnership, and scholarship.

Flagstaff, Phoenix/Tempe, Tucson, Yuma

Education Outreach Curator

Job Location:

Address:  2340 N Fort Valley Rd

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Posting Details:

Salary:  $15-$16.50/hr

Grade: 18

Closing Date: OTF

Job Summary:

The Education Curator is responsible for the school tour curricula, gallery guides, tour content, teacher workshops, and all other educational programming as needed to include the determination of exhibit content as it relates to educational themes and programming. Other duties are ongoing - volunteer recruitment, training, coordination and representing the AHS positively to our various constituents at all times..

Job Duties:
  • Public outreach programs; school tours, lectures, teacher workshops, summer youth programs.
  • Advance AHS relationships with area teacher within area education programs including National History Day, etc.
  • Volunteer program; recruitment and training.
  • General operations assistance.
  • Marking assistance.
  • Grant assistance.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
  • Knowledge in developing and implementing educational programs
  • Knowledge of Arizona and US History
  • Knowledge in current Museum Best Practice Standards
  • Skills in the use of various office equipment and point of sales systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to function in a team oriented, results driven environment
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, partnerships and collaborations
Selective Preference(s):
  • Bachelors degree in the humanities; History, Museum Studies or related field. 3-5 years professional experience as museum educator or any other combinations of experience, university classes, volunteer work or teaching experience may be substituted.
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • You must submit a cover letter when applying for this position.

The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:
  • If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melba Davis at mdavis@azhs.gov or
    520-617-1161 for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.