Historic Site Manager – Hay Lake School Complex | Scandia, MN

The Washington County Historical Society has part-time opening for historic site manager for the Hay Lake School Complex in Scandia.

The Hay Lake School Museum Complex is made up of the 1896 brick Hay Lake School and the Johannes Erickson Log House. The school was once the rural school district #2 and closed as an active school in 1963. The Washington County Historical Society started operating it as a rural school museum in 1974 and then purchased the school from the Forest Lake School district in 1978. The Erickson Log House was constructed in 1868 and is featured as a Swedish immigrant home. Both properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The complex is open from May through October, Friday through Sunday 1-4 PM, with additional days depending on tours and scheduled events. The position also calls for scheduling tours with local and regional groups and successfully organizing and implementing seasonal events such as the Hay Lake Beer Tasting.

The position is seasonal, part-time with an hourly wage dependent on experience, with approximately 15-20 hours per week. The application deadline is March 20, 2019. Full job description available here:  Hay Lake Site Manager Job Description

To apply send a cover letter, resume and a list of references to the Washington County Historical Society, Site Manager Position, PO Box 167, Stillwater, MN 55082, email: information@wchsmn.org or call 651/439-5956. Previous historic site experience is preferable.