Living History Coordinator
What Does A Living History Coordinator Do?
A museum educator may do various things in a museum. The educator featured in the video, Ryan, oversees a living history program where people dress up as they did in the past to demonstrate skills, crafts, and trades seen during that time period.
How Do I Become A Living History Coordinator?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in public history or a related field is the minimum requirement to be a museum educator. A higher degree (master’s degree) in a related field, which may take an additional two-three years to earn, would be more valuable.
What is the Average Salary For A Living History Coordinator?
High – 52,000
Median – 36,000
Low – 26,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Living History Coordinator?
- Take as many college-prep courses as possible
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For A Living History Coordinator?
Museum educators will typically work in museums and at historical sites.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Living History Coordinator?
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada