Website Whatcom Museum

Multi-discipline, accredited Museum in the heart of the Pac NW

The Whatcom Museum, located in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, is currently accepting applications for a Museum Educator. We are a multi-discipline, accredited Museum, with a focus on Art, Natural History, and Pacific Northwest History. This full-time position will focus primarily on Art disciplines and works directly with the Education Manager, along with the Education and Exhibition teams.
Work includes curriculum and exhibition interpretive material development, art-related program development, and assisting with the management of the museum’s docent program – with all duties having a focus on aligning education and curatorial objectives.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Education, Art History, Museum Education, or related field. Additionally, a minimum of two years (full time) responsible experience in a Museum setting, Children’s Museum, or classroom setting. A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.
An excellent full benefit package is offered, including an annual four weeks Paid-Time-Off (PTO) and eleven paid holidays; Medical and Dental insurance, and a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan. Salary range is $36,000 to $38,000 (DOE).
The Whatcom Museum is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are qualified; dedicated to engaging people to interact, learn and grow; and interested in joining our team, we encourage you to apply! To view the full job description, visit
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Museum Education Position
121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

Our Mission: The Whatcom Museum provides innovative and interactive educational programs and exhibitions about art, nature, and Northwest history. We seek to stimulate curiosity about our changing cultural, natural, and historical landscapes, for the youngest to the oldest minds, and to inspire preservation of and creative contributions to our region and beyond.

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