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Posted September 6, 2018
Volunteer and Employee Engagement Coordinator
Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences
Buffalo, New York

The Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences is hiring a Volunteer and Employee Engagement Coordinator. This individual will take the lead in building and maintaining a robust volunteer program for the Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve, and will also implement a comprehensive and sustainable employee engagement strategy, with the goals of generating a positive internal culture, highly engaged employees, and low staff turnover. To learn more, visit www.sciencebuff.org/job-opportunites.

Apply to careers@sciencebuff.org.

Posted August 31, 2018
Public Programs Manager
Space Center Houston
Houston, Texas

The mission of Space Center Houston is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. Our vision is to be the world’s leading science and space exploration learning center. Owned and operated by the nonprofit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, we are the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center. The center features more than 400 space artifacts, hands-on interactive educational exhibits, and robust youth programs interpreting the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human spaceflight program.

We are seeking a new position of full-time Public Programs Manager responsible for developing and implementing mission-based public programs and initiatives for learners of all ages. The Public Programs Manager reports directly to the Guest Experience Director.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree education, related STEM field or communication and a minimum of 5 years of experience teaching and developing innovative STEM education programs. Informal science education experience required. Demonstrated ability to coordinate large-scale events in a fast paced environment. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. To read more about this position visit spacecenter.org/general-info/careers.

Posted August 8, 2018
Director of Public Programs
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, Connecticut

Reporting to the Director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Director of Public Programs is responsible for creating a broad vision and framework for public programs that will enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. The Director will build on and hone the current range of exhibition and educational programming offerings and forge the identity of the Museum’s public programs through active collaboration with Museum and University colleagues, as well as partners from the community. The Director will contribute significantly to the Museum’s role as a vital creative and intellectual force for its various constituencies, leading the strategic promotion of the Museum’s public programs. The Director will be expected to participate in the larger professional community of museum public programming, and serve as a leader in the field. Supervisory responsibilities include all exhibition and educational staff at the Peabody, as well as interns and students. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Required:
Maser’s Degree and five years of museum programming experience or equivalent education and experience.

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