Museums Fellow

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Museum Manager/Curator (currently Debbie Newby)

The Museums Fellow will serve alongside the Museum team to support the day-to-day operations, programs, and events of the museum. JAARS operates The Museum of the Alphabet and the Cardenas Building on its property (more details here). The Museums Fellow will learn how to train new staff, coordinate schedules, organize events, manage the museum, maintain the current museum collection, plan and install new exhibits, and design and implement museum programming to encourage engagement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and host tours for guests 
  • Organizes and works at special museum events and outreaches, such as JAARS Day and Night at the Alphabet Museum
  • Designs programs that encourage curiosity and deeper engagement in visitors
  • Learns how to manage staff and operations of a museum
  • Assists with caring for and maintaining the collections
  • Designs, researches, and install new exhibits as part of a team

Job Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embraces the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Flexible and team-oriented
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities
  • Passionate about museums, Bible translation, and sharing the work of JAARS
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • Works well independently

Fellows Program Requirements

  • Value global ministry
  • At least 18 years old
  • Learner attitude
  • Collaborative


  • Working experience with Google suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.) and Microsoft Office
  • Majors include Education, Anthropology, History, Museum Studies, Administration, Event Planning, Arts, English, Writing, and Exhibit Design

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