Apply Now: Digital Programs Coordinator at Monticello
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a Digital Programs Coordinator to collaborate with the Director and Manager of Digital Media and Strategy in the coordination and implementation of Monticello’s digital learning programs, to include Electronic Field Trips (EFT), Live Virtual Tours (LVT), livestreams, and hybrid onsite/virtual events. The DPC serves as a liaison between the Education and Visitor Programs (EVP) and Digital Department.
The successful candidate must possess:
- excellent speaking skills, especially the ability of succinct expression;
- experience delivering tours or content via online medium is preferred;
- skill at working with children of all ages and varying backgrounds and managing students in group situations;
- the ability to give affirming and corrective feedback;
- and familiarity with using technology, such as: MS Office Suite, Google, and video conference software like Skype, Zoom, Google Meet.
The successful candidate should also have a bachelor’s degree in history or related field or equivalent work experience in interpreting a historic site, public speaking, and research. The ability to lift and carry video equipment is necessary. Some weekend and holiday work is required.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
About the organization
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation has a twofold mission of preservation and education, and was incorporated in 1923 to preserve Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Today, the Foundation seeks to bring history forward into national and global dialogues by engaging audiences with Jefferson’s world and ideas, and sharing the history of everyone, enslaved and free, who lived and labored at Monticello. Monticello is recognized as a National Historic Landmark, a United Nations World Heritage Site and a Site of Conscience.
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