Thank you for your interest in the German American Heritage Center and Museum.

We are currently hiring for (1) position. Please find position description(s) and application information below.


Education and DEAI Coordinator (Full Time) 

Posted 6/8/2021

The German American Heritage Center in Davenport seeks an Education and DEAI Coordinator to support the goals and mission of the Center by performing duties including, but not limited to engaging with area schools and community groups, supporting DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion) initiatives, creating and executing special events, and managing and coordinating volunteers.


Title: Education and DEAI Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director

Status: Full-time 40 hours/week (Wednesday –Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm & Sundays 11:00am-5:00pm) Must be available some evenings.

$36,000 year salary, Benefits include: paid vacation time, Public Service Loan Forgiveness position. 

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

          Creating educational programs and tours

          Outreach to area schools

          DEAI coordination

–      Community outreach

          Special event coordination

          Volunteer training & coordination

          Docent training & tours


Additional Duties:

          Membership acquisition and retention

          Manage facility rentals, assist with set up and tear down of event space

          Represent GAHC at community events

          Assist with planning and implementing social media campaigns

          Other projects as needed


Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in education, museum studies, communications, development, history, or related field OR 1-3 years experience in the field of museum education.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This position requires the ability to do one or more of the following throughout the day: stand, walk, sit, bend, and reach above and below shoulder level. It involves frequent repetitive motion (typing, filing, etc.) This position requires the ability to lift and carry up to 40lbs. The noise level in the work environment is highly variable, from quiet to loud.


To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:  Kelly.lao@gahc.org.

Position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.