The Culture Educator delivers culture-based programming to school groups, community groups, and general public at Bishop Museum. In conjunction with other educators, he/she serves as a cultural content resource in the development, delivery, and evaluation of museum programs, exhibits, and special events. He/she oversees public exhibit spaces in the Hawaiian Hall Complex, supporting the Museum’s volunteer docents and interacting with museum guests.
- College degree or equivalent in experience in relevant field.
- Specialized knowledge in Hawaiian culture, history, and practice required.
- Strong verbal communication skills required.
- Strong written communication skills highly desired.
- Must be able to handle multiple projects while maintaining composure.
- Must be flexible, patient, and diplomatic.
- Must be a strong collaborator and supportive team member.
- Must enjoy working with children, families, and general public.
- Experience in informal education (i.e. museum, zoo, etc.) highly desired.
- Experience in formal education (i.e. classroom teaching) highly desired.
- Experience in traditional performing arts (i.e. hula, oli, hana keaka, etc.) highly desired.
- Experience in traditional arts (i.e. weaving, carving, featherwork, etc.) highly desired.
- Must have strong organizational skills.
- Solutions-oriented, diplomatic problem solver and true team player.
- Flexibility in working hours, as some evening and weekend work is required.
- Professional business like appearance
- Good Attendance
- Detail oriented
Salary: $34,000 – $36,000/year
Hours: Full-time; some evening and weekend hours required.
Deadline to Apply: Position will remain posted until filled.