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Fischer Farm Museum Programs Supervisor - Bensenville IL

  • 02 Aug 2023 12:15 PM
    Message # 13235646

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    $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 Salary/year


    The Farm Program Supervisor is responsible for designing, planning, and leading history and agriculture programs at Fischer Farm. This position reports to the Farm Manager and supervises part-time staff, seasonal staff and volunteers.


    • Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all farm visitors.
    • Research the region’s agricultural history with the goal of identifying program needs/opportunities.
    • Design and write program curriculum materials for all program areas including daily visitation, school field trips, scout groups, brochure programs, birthday party packages and summer camp.
    • Research and create outreach programs for off sight programming
    • Promote programs through marketing outreach efforts
    • Train staff and volunteers on interpretive goals.
    • Maintain records and evaluation reports on all programs.
    • Stay current on museum field and living history trends and best practices.
    • Manage farm collection items for display in the farmhouse and barn areas.
    • Maintain program supply inventory. Order supplies as needed
    • Act as manager on duty as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



    • A bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, History, Museum Studies, Historical Administration or related field.
    • Five years of interpretive experience including two years of program design and supervisory experience.
    • Beekeeping experience or willingness to learn and comfortable with the realities of apiary work including possible stings and heavy lifting.
    • Ability to spend entire day on feet doing farm work and lift 40lbs repeatedly
    • The best candidates with have experience in historical interpretation and 4H club familiarity either as a participant or a leader


     HOURS 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends, working at least one weekend day per week, Typically, this position works a Tuesday-Saturday schedule.

    Apply here:  https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=97320&clientkey=6CF42A6DD3A061D2C6D41471630F0905

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