The Anthracite Heritage Museum and Eckley Miners’ Village are hiring a Museum Educator!  


This Museum Educator 2 position supports the Eckley Miners’ Village, located near Hazleton in Luzerne County. It is a national register listed 90-acre historic mining town with miners, managers, and owners’ houses, churches, interpretive and museum buildings. You will also support the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces in Lackawanna County. This heritage complex consists of a traditional cultural history museum focused on the human story of the hard coal region and the national register listed remnants of one of the most important mid-19th century blast furnaces in the country. These historic sites and museums serve thousands of visitors annually with workshops, classes, lectures, seminars, virtual programs, exhibits, special events, and historical demonstrations.

In this position, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the museums’ interpretive and educational programs, ensuring they are based on primary and secondary source historical research and align with current trends in museum education and curriculum standards. You will also provide active leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and evaluation of educational programs and interpretation. In this leadership role, you will serve as the sites’ volunteer coordinator by recruiting, retaining, training, evaluating, and managing community members in support of museum programs and operations.  

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Applications will only be accepted online until February 8, 2024.  Please visit:[0]=Historical%20%26%20Museum%20Commission&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=promotionalJobs



The Anthracite Heritage Museum is currently seeking a Store Clerk. Please see the attached file for details. Send cover letter and resume to ahmuseum[at]

Store Clerk

Job Description

  • Welcomes and processes visitors through a POS system; gives visitors an overview introduction of museum – knowledge of anthracite history helpful, but not required.
  • Operates store cash register and credit card terminal
  • Maintains daily store records, ex. sales, inventory
  • Stocks shelves and keeps displays clean and well-kept
  • Supervises store volunteers (1-2 maximum)
  • Assists with mailings, programs, newsletter production and supports membership growth initiatives
  • Assists in activities of the AHMIFA to support the Mission of the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces.
  • Reports to the Associates Business Manager and works in close operation with Associates and State employees in ensuring the efficient operation of the Museum.


  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Experience working with volunteers or experience with public programs
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and as a team player
  • Availability to work every Friday (9:30 – 5) Saturday (9:30 -5) and Sunday (9:30 – 5)
  • Ability to work occasional weekdays during staff vacations as needed
  • Ability to help occasionally at Museum or Iron Furnace Events


  • Experience with retail sales and merchandising
  • Experience with public programs, events

Pay begins at $15.00/hour

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Vivian Cleveland, Associates Business Manager, at