The African American History Initiative uses history to promote greater cultural understanding and collaborative efforts to strengthen communities’ ties. The Initiative also supports the development of future museum professionals to bring change to the museum field. The African American History Initiative secures the museum’s ability to expand its community and educational programs; strategically collect artifacts and oral histories of historically underrepresented and marginalized audiences; and develop exhibitions to educate, empower, and enlighten visitors. The Community Outreach Coordinator plays a vital role in the African American History Initiative Department and serves as the community liaison in various capacities. The Coordinator is responsible for maintaining daily operations for the Initiative, which includes attending community events throughout the region, building and maintaining a community collaborator database, and maintaining schedules for evening and offsite programs.

Please visit www.mohistory.org under the “Current Openings” tab to apply.