Current Employment Opportunities
Manager of Programs and Visitor Services
Creates, coordinates and delivers presentations to the general public, both onsite and virtually, to provide daily educational programming for families and Museum visitors of all ages and enhance Museum content through interactive presentations. Manages Visitors Services staff to provide engaging experience for Museum visitors.
Primary Job Functions
- Coordinates and implements a variety of year-round programs in the Museum and to virtual audiences.
- Serves as on-site manager of daily Museum presentations and large-scale public programs.
- Manages visitor services schedules and staff, responsible for messaging and performance.
- Speaks and gives public presentations on selected topics; serves as host and moderator when necessary.
- Trains and supervises interns in the implementation of daily programming, during both the summer and shoulder seasons.
- Develops, writes and updates calendar of event information for Hall of Fame print, and Internet communication.
- Delivers public address announcements and facilitates Museum visitors’ awareness of daily programs.
- Creates and executes online and virtual programs to support the Museum’s education outreach program
Secondary Job Functions
- Works with the Public Relations Department to provide information about Museum programs for press releases and other publications and Web sites.
- Assists the Education Department with distance learning and in-house presentations, if and when necessary.
- Supports the review, tracking and adjustment of project budgets for Education and Public Programs, including documentation for Congressional appropriations, grants and other funding sources.
- Contributes to the researching and writing of Hall of Fame publications, such as Inside Pitch, Memories and Dreams and others.
- Narrates Hall of Fame multi-media productions, if and when requested. • Fulfills Hall of Fame Weekend duties as assigned.
- Administrative job functions as assigned by Director of Education and/or Senior Director of Communication and Education.
EDUCATION – Bachelor’s degree in education, museum studies, or a related field.
EXPERIENCE – Skilled at writing, public speaking and event planning.
ABILITIES – Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized, detail oriented with the ability to manage interns, volunteers and projects successfully. Self motivated with a high degree of energy, enthusiasm and professionalism. Works with other Museum departments to effectively implement programs and special events. Possesses a working knowledge of Windows-based applications, including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and basic graphic design software. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as program schedule demands.
Typical Physical Demands
- Stamina to work while standing for extended periods of time.
- Able to project voice and speak to large groups without the aid of amplification.
- Hearing and speech to communicate effectively in oral and written forms, in-person and over the telephone.
- Strength to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds of force.
Typical Equipment Used
Computers, video equipment, laptops, slide projectors, printers, scanners, PDAs and various other technologies.
If you are interested in a position please send your resume to:
Patti Hill, Director of Human Resources
National Baseball Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 590
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Or you can send your resume via pgulotta [at] baseballhalloffame [dot] org (email).