Employment

Mission Statement:

Amazement Square cultivates an engaged community of lifelong learners by sparking imagination, creativity, and curiosity. Our team members enjoy working in a collaborative environment, facilitating hands-on learning, and engaging with our community.


Graphics/Marketing Associate

Amazement Square seeks a dynamic and creative individual for the position of Graphic Designer/Marketing Associate is to support the Museum’s Education, Exhibition and Marketing Programs. The ideal candidate, working in a team environment, will create/design graphic and marketing projects of the museum, and manage the production process from start to finish. This position includes updating the Museum’s website, maintaining marketing archives, and working with the Museum’s senior management to fulfill the marketing and PR needs of Amazement Square. The Graphic Designer/Marketing Associate is an integral part of the development team, reports to the CEO and will have the potential to develop into a senior management position.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Graphic Design, is detail oriented, creative and self-motivated. Strong communication skills, including ability to write and speak persuasively about the museum is a must. Strong computer skills working knowledge and experience in Adobe Creative Suite programs, experience with email and social media marketing tools.

Amazement Square is an EOE organization and offers excellent benefits including medical/dental insurance, a retirement plan, and a great work environment. 

Please send/email a resume with a cover letterer and references to the Vice President of Operations, Amazement Square, 27 Ninth St., Lynchburg, VA 24504 or amanda@amazementsquare.org.


Director of Education

Amazement Square, a nationally recognized hands-on museum is searching for an energetic and creative museum professional for The Director of Education. This senior level position will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the education programs of the museum and will manage a team of 3 full time and a number of part time staff, and collaborate with the museum’s Director of Exhibitions in the planning, development and implementation of the museum’s exhibitions and programs. The Director of Education will also have an opportunity to play an important role in the development of programmatic activities for the museum’s new Genworth Education Center. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Director of Education is one of three senior management staff responsible for the overall operation of the museum.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in the museum field and will have a collaborative leadership style, outstanding communication and writing skills and a strong track record in program development. S/he must be comfortable managing a program of varied projects that may have outside contractors and collaborators. The hands-on, interactive and interpretive nature of the museum’s exhibits and education programs requires an engaged, flexible and highly creative individual with collaborative management style. Background in hands-on cultural/historical and or science museums, including interpretive programs and a proven track record in project management, budgets and staff is a key requirement. A Graduate degree in Education, Arts or Humanities, or Museum Studies is a requirement for this position.

To apply, please email a cover letter and a detailed resume, with a list of at least 3 references and salary history to director@amazementsquare.org. Please visit our website at www.amazementsquare.org for more information about the museum and this position. EOE


Museum Programs Educator

Amazement Square is seeking an educator who is creative, flexible and energetic to conduct museum programs on a part-time basis.

Responsibilities include:

The ideal candidate will have:

Please send/email a resume with a cover letter and references to Caitlin Seaman, Coordinator of Experiential Learning, Amazement Square, 27 Ninth St., Lynchburg, VA 24504 or education@amazementsquare.org 

Amazement Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Facilities/Maintenance

This is a part time position of 25-30 hour per week position including evenings and weekends, with potential for growth into a full-time position.

The ideal candidate will have custodial experience and the ability to work in a team environment.

Please send/email a resume with a cover letter and reference to Vice President of Operations, Amazement Square, 27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg VA 24504 or amanda@amazementsquare.org 

Amazement Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Museum Educator

Amazement Square is always seeking child-oriented, dynamic, and creative individuals to join our team. Responsibilities include  exhibition and program interpretation, assistance with museum events and special activities, community outreach, and more.

An ideal candidate will possess a true love of learning, computer experience, and excellent communication skills. A college degree or active pursuit of a degree is required, and a willingness to work weekends is a must.

Please send/email a resume with a cover letter and references to Vice President of Operations, Amazement Square, 27 Ninth St., Lynchburg, VA 24504 or amanda@amazementsquare.org 

Amazement Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Visitor Services

Amazement Square is seeking detailed-oriented, dynamic, and friendly individuals to join our team. Team members would be responsible for representing Amazement Square in a professional manner with visitors in person and over the phone, tactfully enforce the guidelines of the museum with the general public, maintain a clean and organized work environment, and handle financial transactions.

An ideal candidate will possess a true love of learning, computer experience, and excellent communication skills. A college degree or active pursuit of a degree is required, and a willingness to work weekends is a must.

Please send/email a resume with a cover letter and references to Vice President of Operations, Amazement Square, 27 Ninth St., Lynchburg, VA 24504 or amanda@amazementsquare.org 

Amazement Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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