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Posted August 9, 2017
Educator, Earth and Planetary Science
American Museum of Natural History
New York, New York

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is seeking a full-time Earth and Planetary Science Educator to teach science courses to and develop curriculum for New York City youth in museum programs from grades 5-12. There are a variety of courses that span the various age groups and can take many different formats, including a 12-hour course that meets on consecutive Friday afternoons, a 24-hour after-school research course that meets twice a week and is co-taught with a scientist, a 30-hour middle school institute that runs in the summer and over vacation breaks, and numerous other courses that run during the day and on weekends. The Educator will also be asked to write new curriculum and revise existing curriculum as the opportunity arises.

Ideal candidates must be knowledgeable and confident with high school level earth science, have a familiarity with and ability to learn planetary science and have 3+ years’ experience teaching urban youth. The candidate must be able to learn and deliver the courses in a manner that aligns with the Museum’s pedagogical approach which is learner-centered, and celebrates diversity and inclusive practices. Some courses also include co-teaching alongside an AMNH scientist. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in science, as well as a Master’s degree in education or science. Ideal candidates must be available to work select Saturdays and Sundays, and when working on weekdays, be available to teach until 6:30pm.

To learn more about this position and apply online, visit careers.amnh.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=52465.

Posted August 1, 2017
Education Director
Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, Virginia

Seeking a creative, results driven high performer to ensure that the Museum’s education mission is implemented so as to make learning FUN! Reports to the executive director and is responsible for onsite and outreach educational program development, implementation, and evaluation for schools and public audiences. Requires a strong background in natural science with significant experience in curriculum development, budget and collections management, staff supervision, and teaching. Full-time with benefits. Application information at thevlm.org/join/employment/openings.

Posted July 19, 2017
Community Educator
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, Connecticut

Reporting to the Manager of Public and Youth Engagement of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Community Educator is responsible for: 1) planning and successfully executing the Museum’s public education programs, including but not limited to major and minor weekday and weekend programs, such as family days, Free Thursdays, overnight sleepovers, and occasional evening programs; 2) oversee all aspects of Museum summer camp program, including staff supervision, curriculum, and budgets; 3) apply proven pedagogical and VSO (visitor service organization) practices to program development and execution, and serve as spokesperson or liaison for Museum during public programs; 5) develop and maintain relationships with local schools, libraries, community organizations, and youth programs to broaden participation and reach new audiences through outreach initiatives, 6) work with museum personnel and community organizations to develop, market, and implement the museum’s annual Fiesta Latina and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations; 7) with senior management, develop strategic plan and evaluative tools for Peabody public programs that leads to the creation of innovative, sustainable programs to diversify museum audiences. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of museum-related educational practices, a keen sense of customer service, enjoy being part of a team, and have excellent communication skills. A Bachelor’s Degree and three years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. To read the full job description and for immediate consideration, please apply online at bit.ly/2sYljGd.

Posted July 13, 2017
Education Coordinator: Youth Teaching Youth Program Specialist
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Natural History Museum of Utah is seeking an enthusiastic leader and lifelong learner to help mentor ethnically diverse, low income middle and high school participants in our Youth Teaching Youth Program. The YTY Specialist will assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of participant activities, meetings, training sessions, field trips, and outreach teaching.

More information at University of Utah’s Employment: employment.utah.edu/salt-lake-city-ut/coordinator-education/4934CE343AEE4E108B5D066E6DBAFD2F/job

Posted July 13, 2017
Education Coordinator
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Education Coordinator works in a team to deliver and manage engaging K-12 science education programs. This position focuses on outreach with public schools and teacher professional development. The Natural History Museum of Utah is a 163,000-square-foot museum located at the University of Utah located in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

More information at University of Utah’s Employment: employment.utah.edu/salt-lake-city-ut/coordinator-education/07ACE5325E2247968C06F38BB4237185/job