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Posted June 21, 2017
Curator of Curiosity/Director of Education
Thanksgiving Point Institute
Thanksgiving Point is seeking a curious innovator and leader for the position of Curator of Curiosity/Director of Education. Thanksgiving Point is a 501 (c)3 multi-museum, farm, and garden complex that draws upon the natural world to cultivate transformative family learning. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about this mission and the opportunity to work alongside and lead a highly collaborative team of creative folk working across all venues.
Please apply online at thanksgivingpoint.applicantpro.com/jobs/591960.html.
Posted May 25, 2017
Senior Manager of Curriculum and Teaching
American Museum of Natural History
New York, New York
Responsibilities include leading the organization, development and writing of course curricula, serving as leader and supervisor to full-time and part-time informal science educators, co-leading the museum summer residency program for the Museum’s MAT program and leading local and national professional development for informal science educators.
The ideal candidate is an expert in science curriculum design with explicit attention to learner-center pedagogies, has extensive experience working with either high school or middle school youth, and is experienced in managing and supervising educators.
To see details and requirements, please visit the following website:
Learn more and apply online by visiting apptrkr.com/1015784.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted May 25, 2017
Director of Public Engagement and Science Learning
Bell Museum of Natural History
Twin Cities, Minnesota
The Bell Museum of Natural History and Planetarium is seeking a Director of Public Engagement and Science Learning. This position will develop and oversee the major interpretive initiatives of the Bell, the gateway to the sciences at the University of Minnesota. These initiatives leverage the resources of the Bell and the University in efforts to improve public understanding of science and the value of science for improving people’s lives. Major areas of interpretive oversight include: exhibitions (onsite and traveling), planetarium, science education programs for youth and adults, outdoor learning landscape, and other initiatives, such as citizen science and teacher professional development.
The efforts of this position focus on the activities taking place at the Bell, as well as through statewide outreach efforts. This individual is a dynamic and experienced leader with a passion for science and education and demonstrated success in engaging the public with current science research.
A Master’s degree in science, education or a related discipline is required. 6 or more years of management experience and ability to inspire a large, diverse team of staff and partners.
Acceptance of applications for this position will close on June 21st. To apply, visit the University of Minnesota’s employment website.