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Posted January 27, 2017
Museum Education Coordinator
University of Kansas Natural History Museum
The University of Kansas Natural History Museum seeks a Museum Education Coordinator for a small department to teach, administer and develop a range of science education programs and services. This person should be creative, enthusiastic and curious about science and natural history, comfortable with presenting challenging material, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Master’s degree in a relevant field OR Bachelor’s and 3 years related experience, and a minimum of 1 year professional science teaching experience required. Master’s degree and 3+ years teaching experience in an informal science education setting are preferred. Salary $42 to 45k. For position details and to apply online visit employment.ku.edu/staff/7938BR. Review begins 02/20/2017.
KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.
Posted January 24, 2017
Education Professional Development Supervisor
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston, owned and operated by the non-profit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, is the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center. The center features more than 400 space artifacts, attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program. Join a dynamic team at this space and science learning center.
Currently, we are seeking a highly motivated full time Education Supervisor responsible for developing and implementing mission-based STEM educational programs and initiatives for Space Center Houston focusing on Educator Professional Development. In addition, the Education Supervisor will support the NASA Educator Resource Center by developing and delivering programs that leverage expertise in NASA STEM content and other NASA educational resources as a means to engage the general public and educators. To read more about this position, visit spacecenter.org/general-info/careers/.
Posted January 12, 2017
Science Day Camp Leader
San Mateo, California
Seasonal: June 5 – August 25, 2017
CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground inspiring the next generation of critical thinkers. We have a fantastic opportunity to work as a seasonal Science Camp Leader in which we help children acquire the tools to deeply understand the changing world.
Science Day Camp Leaders facilitate camp activities, in a way that is engaging, fun, and safe. They serve as role models, establish a foundation of knowledge, provide tools for personal discoveries, model inquiry, and create meaningful learning experiences.
The Leader reflects CuriOdyssey’s institutional personality and values and is creative, curious, and responsible. An effective Science Day Camp Leader understands and respects learners of different ages and abilities, recognizes that learning is a process, and leads campers through activities in a way that allows the camper to drive his/her own learning.
For more information visit our website at www.curiodyssey.org/about/employment.
Posted January 11, 2017
Keep Midland Beautiful
Keep Midland Beautiful seeks a temporary, full-time employee March 20, 2017 – September 22, 2017 to join our Education team managing nationally touring children’s exhibit, Super Kids Save the World, in collaboration with local public library.
Successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment; making decisions on the go as part environmental educator, part museum docent, and part exhibit manager. (S)he will maintain state-of-the-art exhibits and deliver dynamic programming combining learning and fun with an eye for detail and excellent customer service. (S)he will be responsible for maintaining statistics, orienting volunteer docents, and contributing to program evaluation.
Full job description: bit.ly/KMBExhibitEducator.
Posted January 5, 2017
Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Las Cruces Museums are seeking an experienced Education Curator for the Museum of Nature & Science located in Las Cruces, NM. Responsibilities include developing education programs for a diverse community, coordinating museum tours and docent trainings, planning public events, working with marketing to promote the museums, serving as a contact for community groups, evaluating programs for effectiveness and providing service to the community.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 2 years public programming experience, required. Master’s degree preferred. Online applications only, apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/lascruces/default.cfm. This position closes 01/30/2017.
Posted December 28, 2016
Director of Education
Children’s Science Center
The Children’s Science Center is seeking a Director of Education to lead the creation, development, implementation, and evaluation of dynamic educational programming, providing extraordinary and fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based learning experiences. The ideal Director is enthusiastic and passionate about informal STEM education; creative and resourceful in program design; a strong, collaborative leader both within the organization and in working with community partners. Requirements: minimum 3 years’ management experience; minimum 3 years’ experience as an educator within an educational organization or museum; bachelor’s degree in field of education, science or museum studies. Master’s degree or higher is preferred. For more details visit childsci.org/about-us/join-our-team/job-openings/.
Posted December 28, 2016
Deputy Director, Education
California Science Center
Los Angeles, California
The Science Center represents one of California’s premier educational and family destinations.
The Deputy Director, Education reports to the President and CEO and is responsible for directing and managing the Center for Science Learning’s educational programs, budgets, grants, partnerships, the Science Center School, and the staff responsible for planning, developing and delivering the Center for Science Learning programs.
The ideal candidate is articulate, collaborative, and will proactively work with executive leadership, departmental managers, and staff. Strong candidates will possess guest service focus and excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and listening skills. Successful candidates will be strategic leaders, problem solvers, and motivate high performance, collaboration, and embrace innovative ideas based on customer needs.
Click link to CalHR website for application instructions and required documents and scroll down to Exams and Job Vacancies. Under Title, enter “Deputy director, educational programs, California Science Center, CEA” and under Department, enter “CA Science Center”. Deadline January 11, 2017.