Director of Education

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum - Tuckerton, NJ

Part-time$15 an hour

Job Description: Director of Education

Part-time Position ($15/hour) 24-32 Hours/Week

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, located at the center of the Jersey shore at exit 58 on the Garden State Parkway, is a 40 acres community museum. The Seaport is run by small staff who understands the necessity of operating in all departments for seamless efficiency. Flexibility is of the utmost importance in this high energy workplace as well as the ability to be both a leader and contributing team member. Tuckerton Seaport aggressively pursues museum best practices, while also serving as a folklife center and visitor center for the region. The Seaport celebrates life on the Barnegat Bay and the resilience of its people. We pride ourselves on building community (and boats).

Please visit www.tuckertonseaport .org and for more information.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination, execution, and expansion of school tour program
  • (The Seaport is visited by 6,000 students annually on field trips!)
  • Expand and coordinate Educational Programming & Class Offerings
  • Expand and coordinate Exhibits/Collections
  • Oversee care for animal and aquatic exhibits
  • Grant application and execution
  • Opening & Closing Site
  • Special Events Programming
  • Media Liaison
  • Create Weekly Email Blast
  • Coordinate Internship Program & Volunteer Program
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA (Master’s Degree Preferred) in Art, Arts Management, Education, Museum Studies, or a related field
  • Education/Teaching Experience Preferred as well as Guest Services
  • Marketing experience preferred
  • Museum or Nonprofit Experience Preferred
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • This part-time position includes working one day each weekend.

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. The Seaport reserves the right to hire at its own discretion.

Please email Cover Letter and Resume.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour


  • Bachelor's (Required)