Director of Education

History San Jose

San Jose, California

History San Jose, the largest regional history museum in Northern California, is seeking a full-time Director of Education.


Primary responsibilities include;

  • creating and implementing educational curriculum that serves over 20,000, 2nd-6th grade school children each year,
  • programming that meets standards of CA Common Core Curriculum,
  • providing training, direction and supervision to education staff/volunteers to deliver school programs and public programs,
  • working with President&CEO to identify and secure public and private grants to support education programming and,
  • ability to engage a variety of diverse community partners.

Requirements & Knowledge;

  • Graduate MA/MS in education, museum studies, or five years experience,
  • commitment to community-based partnerships and programming,
  • knowledge of CA school curriculum and standards,
  • knowledge of museum interpretive techniques and,
  • an understanding of how people learn in a museum environment.

Exempt, full-time employee with benefits
Salary range: $55,000-$60,000/annually


To apply, send cover letter and resume to Barbara Johnson, Director of Operations,