Atsila Anotasgi Cultural Specialist

Expired on: Nov 15, 2021

Job Summary:

The Atsila Anatasgi Cultural Specialist will enhance the visitor experience and provide cultural programming at the Museum. They will share Cherokee history and culture, and also demonstrate various Cherokee artforms. 

Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Present cultural programs for Museum visitors on-site, programs for Cherokee Experience groups at the Museum, and programs throughout the area.
  • Lead group tours at the Museum.
  • Share information about Cherokee history and culture in structured programs, informally with visitors, and at special events.
  • Demonstrate various Cherokee artforms throughout the Museum, and in Cherokee when assigned.
  • Research Cherokee history, culture, and craft.
  • Follow the Atsila Anotasgi dress code and abide by the assigned clothing schedule.
  • Be courteous and helpful at all times with the public. 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • A demonstrated commitment to preserve and protect the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokees. 
  • Experience in and commitment to working in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Proactive, warm, welcoming, and professional with the public.
  • Ability to speak publicly.
  • Outstanding customer service that is a warm, welcoming, and professional presence with the public.
  • Must be able to work on early evenings and weekends.

Education and Experience:

Knowledge of Cherokee history and culture is required, and will be supplemented with training. 

One-week new hire training is required.

Knowledge of Cherokee crafts, or willingness to learn, is necessary.

Compensation:

This is a part-time position. The compensation begins at $10/hour.  

To Apply:

Please submit MCI Application Form and upload here or bring to Museum Box Office. The position will close on Monday, November 15, 2021 at midnight.

Job Category: Museum Education
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Cherokee NC
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