Culture Educator

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.

Other Requirements

  • 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
Full-time; some evening and weekend hours required.
Deadline to Apply: Position will remain posted until filled.

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