National History Day Coordinator
Job Details
Senator John Heinz History Center - Pittsburgh, PA
Part Time

The Heinz History Center is currently seeking a part-time / temporary National History Day Coordinator to become part of a dynamic Learning program. The National History Day (NHD) coordinator is responsible for coordination of the Pennsylvania Region 7 National History Day program, including administration of the program at the district, regional, and state level and may aid at the national level. The successful candidate will develop and implement a vision for the program which will work toward increasing participation, improving program quality, and further integrating the program into the work of the organization. 

This position is primarily virtual, but some travel and work on-site may be required.  This is a part-time / temporary position reporting to the Director of Learning. 

The duration of this position is September 1, 2022 – April 15, 2022.  The weekly hours will vary but will be no more than 29 hours per week.

  • The ideal candidate will have at least two to four years’ experience with demonstrated skills in organizing and implementing programs. 
  • Effective communication skills for in-person, virtual, and phone conversations.
  • Proven experience with project management and customer service.
  • Must possess effective listening and oral communication skills and be able to effectively collaborate and learn with people of all cultures, abilities, and socio-economic backgrounds. 
  • Maintain a positive approach to problem solving and in executing administrative tasks related to National History Day and the institution’s mission. 
  • Be detail-oriented and a self-starter with excellent self-management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in history, political science, or other humanities or liberal arts discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite of programs and to learn National History Day specific web platforms.

The successful candidate will be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Why Work at the History Center?

  • Rewarding, mission-driven work that makes an impact in the community!
  • Dynamic workplace located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District
  • Voted the Best Museum in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Magazine’s Reader Poll 2022
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Discounts in the Museum Shop and Cafe