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Posted November 7, 2019
Vice President of Learning and Engagement
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, Illinois (Greater Chicago Area)
Salary Range: $160,000–$180,000

The Vice President of Learning and Engagement will lead the Arboretum’s strategy for education, knowledge exchange, exhibits and interpretation, and major exhibitions.

Experience in interactive learning environments, which may include an arboretum, botanical garden, museum, science center, and/or another innovative, engagement-driven learning/education organization is highly preferred. Significant interest in and appreciation for the mission and purposes of an arboretum, including educational objectives, is required. Experience in effectively managing a program budget generating meaningful revenue is required.

A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree, in a field relevant to the mission of the Arboretum, is preferred.

To apply, please submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC, at ww2.kittlemansearch.com/Jobs.

Posted November 1, 2019
Coordinator, Explore More Stuff
Discovery Place
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary Range: $32,000–$34,500

Provides guest interaction in all lab spaces, primarily residing in Explore More Stuff. Teaches classes, home schools, workshops, merit badges, and programming in the labs. Develops units, classes, events, and programming for the labs. Maintains all lab equipment including 3D printers, chemicals, and Vernier supplies. Participates in other activities to further educational programs of Discovery Place.

To read the full job description and apply, please click here.

Posted October 31, 2019
Education Director
Science Central
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Salary: $35,000

This is a senior-level position reporting to the executive director. Responsible for all onsite and outreach programs (demos, camps, birthdays, clubs, workshops, special events, etc.). Requires significant experience in program development, presenting, project planning, staff management (full- and part-time), grants, revenue generation. Must have strong skills in time-management, multi-tasking, planning, data analysis, scheduling, staff supervision, writing, ability to drive. More information and application at sciencecentral.org/about-us/2013-01-09-18-11-02/job-opportunities/722-education-director.html.

Posted October 25, 2019
Bilingual Program Specialist II
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver, Colorado
Pay Range: $18.76–$22.98/hour

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is seeking creative, motivated, and detail-oriented candidates who are excited to build relationships in our community and coordinate events and programming, including Curiosity Cruiser (our brand-new museum on wheels) and adult and family programs. To see the full job description and apply online, click here.

 

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Posted October 23, 2019
Vice President of Education
Museum of Flight
Seattle, Washington
Targeted Compensation: $150,000

The Museum of Flight seeks a strategic and visionary executive to guide the Boeing Academy for STEM Learning through its next phase in history. Founded in 2015, the Academy ($4 million) is the world’s largest educational department across all air and space museums, providing unparalleled learning opportunities for students to explore and prepare for education and career pathways in flight, engineering, and space.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Phil DeBoer at pdeboer@dhrinternational.com.

 

Posted October 18, 2019
Senior Curriculum Developer
Great Lakes Science Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary Range: $36,000–$42,000

The Senior Curriculum Developer leads a team of writers and creatives to conceptualize, develop, and present dynamic and diverse science, technology, engineering, and math educational experiences for family and youth audiences. This position is a critical part of a team dedicated to enriching guests’ interests through high-quality, exciting, and fun educational programs.

Apply at: smrtr.io/3xb3S.

Great Lakes Science Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Posted October 4, 2019
Program Operations Manager
Science Center of Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa
Salary Range: $34,000–$44,000

Manages day-to-day operations and logistics of planning, implementing, and scheduling live programs for general visitors, schools, and special markets. Position oversees development and implementation of Programs Department responsibilities and assists with Outreach and Camps scheduling and programming.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establishes and monitors staff schedules coordinating with the Director of Learning Experiences to ensure coverage of programs
  • Oversees daily programming communication with the public through printed and digital signage
  • Assists Program Coordinators; interfaces with the Director of Learning Experiences in planning, development, and implementation of new programs
  • Assists Director of Learning Experiences in the development of annual goals and objectives, operational needs, and staffing plans
  • Collaboratively works with management of program training schedules for employees, including maintaining staff training and safety documents

Please send resumes to scihr@sciowa.org.

Posted September 18, 2019
Museum Researcher
Thinkery
Austin, Texas
Salary: $52,000

Thinkery is where Austin’s children and their families come to enjoy play-based, inquiry-rich, hands-on learning experiences. We believe that innovative, play-based, STEAM learning experiences are a powerful way for children to develop problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and curiosity about the world around them.

The Museum Researcher will support the museum by serving as a project manager to implement new processes and procedures intended to bolster adult engagement in children’s learning in the museum. Successful candidates will have strong research, evaluation, and project-management skills. A passion and experience with informal science education is a plus. The position is a full-time, benefitted, exempt role, funded through an IMLS funded project titled “Supporting Adults as Children’s Learning Facilitators: A Museum-University Research Partnership”. This is a temporary position beginning October 1, 2019, and it runs through September 30, 2021, with the possibility of extensions based on continued grant funding.

For more information and to apply, check Thinkery’s website at thinkeryaustin.org/careers.

Posted September 5, 2019
Science Educator (Americorps Opening)
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium seeks a Science Educator to join our experienced STEM education team in leading innovative, inquiry-based learning for K–8th grade students. Duties would include museum and planetarium classes indoors, outdoor education and field trips, and some work at local schools. Benefits include a living allowance of $13,992 (pre-tax), education award of $6,095 (pre-tax), and housing at the museum.

Find out more at: www.fairbanksmuseum.org/about/employment.

Posted September 5, 2019
STEAM Early Education Educator (Americorps Opening)
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium seeks a STEAM Early Education Educator to join our experienced STEM education team in leading innovative, inquiry-based learning for K–4th grade students. Duties would include our Balch Nature School (preschool), museum classes indoors, and outdoor field trips. Benefits include a living allowance of $13,992 (pre-tax), education award of $6,095 (pre-tax), and housing at the museum.

Find out more at: www.fairbanksmuseum.org/about/employment.

Posted August 19, 2019
Planetarium Program Presenter (Part-Time)
Framingham State University
Framingham, Massachusetts
HOURLY RATE RANGE: $18–20

The Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning at Framingham State University, manager of the Framingham State University Planetarium, seeks a part-time instructor to facilitate planetarium programs for K–12 school groups and similar groups. The Planetarium Program Presenter will independently operate all planetarium equipment and systems in order to facilitate daily planetarium activities that are educational, interactive, and responsive to the needs of a diverse range of visiting groups.

For a full job description and application, please click here.

 

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Posted August 14, 2019
Planetarium and Program Specialist
Roper Mountain Science Center
Greenville, South Carolina
Salary Range: $54,666–$81,530

Roper Mountain Science Center seeks a creative and driven leader who demonstrates a passion for astronomy and education. The ideal candidate will have proven astronomy experience in formal or informal science education with experience managing staff. They should possess a strong commitment to student education, customer service, and creative problem solving and experience using technology related to space sciences.

For a full job description and application, please click here.

 

Posted August 12, 2019
Bilingual Museum Educator
Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Salary Range: $56,700-$90,300

Reporting to the Director of Education, Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Bilingual Museum Educator will lead, develop, and support museum science programs for schools, families, and youth. This position will focus, in part, on community programming delivered in both English and Spanish.

This position will expand community engagement by developing partnerships and providing outreach activities that support organizational priorities. Another major part of the work will be greeting visiting groups and teaching museum classes for school groups. Additional responsibilities include caring for the museum’s live animal and preserved specimen collections and participating in department-wide activities to support educational goals. The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday.

Please apply here: https://bit.ly/2Trd56J

Posted July 26, 2019
Education Director
Science Central
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Salary: $35,000

This is a senior-level position reporting to the Executive Director. Responsible for all onsite and outreach programs (demos, camps, birthdays, clubs, workshops, special events, etc.). Requires significant experience in program development, presenting, project planning, staff management (full- and part-time), grants, revenue generation. Must have strong skills in time-management, multi-tasking, planning, data analysis, scheduling, staff supervision, writing, ability to drive.

More information and application at sciencecentral.org/about-us/2013-01-09-18-11-02/job-opportunities/722-education-director.html.

Posted June 21, 2019
Vice President of Learning & Community
Shedd Aquarium
Chicago, Illinois
Salary Range: $150,000–$175,000

Shedd Aquarium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to animal care and welfare, conservation research, and public education. Shedd Aquarium seeks an experienced Vice President of Learning & Community. This position provides the vision, strategic direction, and leadership to ensure all programs within the division carry out the aquarium’s mission and strategic plan, are coordinated and communicated both internally and externally, and meet institutional goals and budgets. The Vice President of Learning & Community serves a member of the aquarium’s senior leadership team and contributes to organization-wide planning, goal setting, and policy direction.

For more information and to apply: sheddaquarium.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a23xwy593hgq