The Dawes Arboretum | Newark OH Tree & Nature Conservation

Seasonal History Assistant

Job Title
Seasonal History Assistant
Job ID
Newark,  OH 43056
Other Location
The Dawes Arboretum is hiring a Seasonal History Assistant to provide historical interpretation, including museum tours and other public-facing educational activities. The Daweswood House Museum is a historic house that highlights the lives of our co-founders, Beman and Bertie Dawes.  The History Center is an exhibit space that showcases Arboretum history.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead tours of the Daweswood House Museum.
  • Staff and monitor History Center exhibit space.
  • Lead engagement opportunities including pop-up programs.
  • Assist with programs, archival inventory, relocation and photography of historical objects as needed.
  • High school diploma/general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • An understanding and appreciation for public history.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and interpersonal) for confident public speaking.
  • Ability to work weekends and some holidays.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is essential.
  • June 3, 2023, through October 19, 2023 (400 hours for 20 weeks.)
  • Hours are 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (EST), Wednesday through Sunday.

This is a non-exempt, seasonal position, with a rate of pay of $15.00/hour.

Pay Range
$15.00   Hourly to $15.00   Hourly

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