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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Education Program Coordinator

The Benicia Historical Museum seeks a motivated and creative team player to serve as the Education Programs Coordinator. As the Coordinator, they will be responsible for marketing, facilitating, and evaluating programs related to the Museum’s mission. Program coordination covers both in-person and virtual programming and includes the Museum’s core and non-traditional programs.

The Education Programs Coordinator will report to the Executive Director. This is a year-round, part-time position. Flexible schedule required. Tuesday – Friday with occasional weekend or special event work as needed. 15hr per week beginning, with the ability to grow. Starting at $18.00 per hour. Employee will be subject to yearly review.

Education Programs Coordinator

Under minimal supervision, manages, markets, and produces high-quality education programming. May be asked to develop specific programs as needed to align with special events or exhibitions etc. Works with staff to train volunteers in program implementation.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Manages, markets (including education-related social media), and produces public programming; develops program concepts, resources, curricula, and program budgets
  • Cultivates relationships with public, private, and home school groups, as well as with scouting programs and outside camps.
  • Develops, plans, and monitors program schedules and budgets, in coordination with the supervisor
  • Works closely with other staff to conduct meaningful assessments of public programs, drawing on quantitative data and qualitative feedback from program stakeholders, participants, and attendees
  • Maintains the programming calendar and facilitates communication with other departments as needed.
  • Work collaboratively on content development to ensure accessibility and mission alignment for a wide school and teacher audience.


  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree (completed or in process), or equaling experience in Museum Education, Arts Administration, History, or related field preferred.
  • Experience in program development, informal education, or related work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead inclusive, participatory educational experiences for students and teachers
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills; warm, welcoming manner and ability to engage positively with people of different ages and abilities
  • Strong written communication skills, including lesson plan and curriculum design for museums or other nontraditional learning settings
  • Detail-oriented with a proven ability to organize tasks and resolve problems, exercise good judgment, take initiative, follow-through, multitask, and manage a changing and varied workload
  • Team player with a collaborative work style and a professional, service-oriented demeanor; demonstrated success at working well with others and independently

Please send resume and cover letter (preferably by email) to:

Benicia Historical Museum

2060 Camel Rd.

Benicia, CA 94510