HISTORIC FARM & HISTORY SPECIALIST

Aerial of Carter Farm

Carter Historic Farm

Wood County Parks is looking for a Program Coordinator and history specialist at Carter Historic Farm with supervisory responsibilities relating to seasonal and part-time staff, interns and volunteers. Employee has the authority to recommend any reward or disciplinary actions necessary.

Duties include working to research, plan, develop, conduct and evaluate programs and special events that inform the public (schools, community organizations, and the general public) of the history of Wood County Parks; running every day operations; creating interpretive, educational and interactive displays, exhibits, etc; developing a Collections Policy and managing the historic collections and acquisition of historic items, including donations, documentation, inventory, maintenance, cleaning, repair and placement of the items; generating an annual budget proposal for CHF equipment, materials, supplies, maintenance, and operations.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in interpretation, history, education or related field is preferred, however applicants with at least 3 years related experience including providing public programs for all ages and backgrounds will be considered. Preferred applicant will have working knowledge of interactive educational museum operations, historical farming practices and operations, agricultural experience/knowledge, and history of northwest Ohio.

<For more information, go to the Wood County Park District’s website @ http://www.wcparks.org/about/employment/