Museum Services Coordinator, Public Programming

Location: Regional History Center
Apply at the Orange County Careers website.


The Orange County Regional History Center is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Museum Services Coordinator, Public Programming. The History Center is a national multi-award-winning, AAM accredited, and Smithsonian affiliated institution centered around its mission: to serve as the gateway for community engagement, education, and inspiration by preserving and sharing Central Florida’s continually unfolding story.

This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the museum’s adult and youth & family public programming. Work is performed under the supervision of the Curator of Education.

Representative Duties

  • Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of the History Center’s public programming, including adult and youth & family programs.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of the History Center’s community outreach opportunities.
  • Works collaboratively with internal departments and community partners to establish and maintain the public programming calendar. Facilitates communication between departments and/or community partners as relates to public programs.
  • Assists in training programming and outreach staff and volunteers.
  • Responsible for oversight of the public programming and outreach budget.
  • Responsible for the content of all related promotional materials for public programs and assists with their design and distribution.
  • Oversees and schedules program bookings and assists with all other educational bookings.
  • Works with the Curator of Education to establish programming priorities.
  • Assists the Curator of Education with research and application process for appropriate educational programming grants.
  • Serves on various committees in order to develop positive relationships within the community.
  • Participates in all education team planning and program development activities.
  • Assists with additional educational programming as necessary, including facilitation and administrative support as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in history, humanities, museum studies, education or other closely related field and one year of experience in program management, development, and coordination; or an Associate’s Degree and three years of progressively responsible museum experience; or an equivalent combination of closely related education and experience.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in history, museum studies, education, or related field and two years of experience in program management, development, and coordination.
  • Grant writing and grant management experience.
  • Knowledge of Florida history and American history.

Application Deadline
Close: 7/6/2022

The Orange County online application, in addition to a cover letter and resume, must be completed for a candidate to be considered. Complete work history, including internships and volunteer positions must be included in the application or it will be deemed incomplete. Please include a cover letter with your resume as a single document during submission.

The above description and qualifications are not all-inclusive and represent a majority of the key responsibilities of this position. Other duties may be assigned as required to fulfill the directives of the strategic plan or as designated by executive staff. Work environment is a combination of office setting and providing educational programming for various ages, with some walking and driving between the office to the museum and local businesses or schools; must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

*Final Candidates must successfully pass a background screening and fingerprinting, must be able to live and work in the United States, and may be required to pass a drug test. Interview and relocation expenses are not offered.

Additional Information:

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Schedule: Generally, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, frequent evenings and weekends are required based on public program schedule

Primary Work Location:  Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801.

Salary:  $18.03 – 29.16/hour

*Potential salary exceeding the minimum is evaluated by Human Resources and the Department Director

Veterans Preference
If you are claiming Veterans’ Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans’ Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.

Educational Requirements
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.

Apply at the Orange County Careers website.