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Posted June 16, 2021
Early Childhood Education Specialist
CuriOdyssey
San Mateo, California
Wage: $21.00/hour, Full-time, non-exempt, 40 hours/week

CuriOdyssey inspires love for science, curiosity about the world and supports the next generation of critical thinkers. We are a youth centric interactive STEM education center and zoo and have a fantastic opportunity for a an individual passionate about STEM education for young learners as an Early Childhood Education Specialist.

The Early Childhood Education Specialist develops STEM content, leads a preschool summer camp and engages learners 3–5 years old in robust learning experiences. Early childhood programs utilize our approach of learner-driven experiences that leverage the curiosity and imagination of youth and are inclusive of diverse learning styles.

We see someone who reflects CuriOdyssey’s institutional personality and values and has excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. An effective Early Childhood Education Specialist respects children as intelligent learners and is committed to a learning process that is rich, authentic and safe.

For more information visit our website at curiodyssey.org/about/employment/early-childhood-education-specialist.

Posted June 11, 2021
Director of Educational Programs
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Miami, Florida
Salary Range: $65,000–$75,000

Frost Science is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to lead operations of educational programs at a world-class museum in a diverse community. Join our team for a fast-paced, collaborative working environment that includes exciting opportunities on several upcoming projects as well as oversight of a fantastic team of educators.

Apply today at www.frostscience.org/careers!

Posted June 11, 2021
Education Specialist
Space Science Institute
Boulder, Colorado (remote work possible)
Salary Range: $44,600–$56,100

The Space Science Institute (SSI) is shaping our future by enabling scientists to advance our understanding of Earth and the universe, increasing science and technology literacy for people of all ages and backgrounds, and inspiring youth to pursue science-technology education and career opportunities. SSI’s National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) has an immediate need for an individual with experience in creating science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) learning resources and training others in their use.

The successful applicant will increase the capacity of informal/community educators across the nation to facilitate STEAM learning, including through projects described on the STAR Library Network website. This position reports to the Senior Education Associate/Principal Investigator and is dependent upon availability of grant funding. Applicant must be able to travel nationally to facilitate workshops and support conferences and other education events.

This is a full-time, exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience. The position may be based at SSI headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, or remote with broadband access.

For detailed job description, please visit our website: www.spacescience.org/opportunities.php. Apply and submit materials to: Jobs@spacescience.org.

The Space Science Institute is a non-profit, public benefit corporation and operates as an equal opportunity employer.

Posted June 4, 2021
Director of Environmental and Outdoor Education
Discovery Museum
Acton, Massachusetts
Salary Range: $50,000–$55,000

The Director of Environmental and Outdoor Education is responsible for developing and implementing an innovative education plan aligned with the Museum’s mission, strategic goals, and sustainability plan; building visitors’ comfort with being outdoors and cultivating ideas of environmental responsibility; delivering an annual suite of experiences focused on conservation and advocacy; building relationships with relevant local and national partners; and providing a comprehensive and excellent visitor experience. For more information and to apply: bit.ly/3iv9Xph.

Featured Job—

Posted May 26, 2021
Education Program Manager
Da Vinci Science Center
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary Range: $45,000–$55,000

The Da Vinci Science Center is seeking a collaborative and creative Education Program Manager to lead the planning, development, implementation. and cross-departmental coordination of all in-house reserved education programs, including but not limited to summer camp, school’s out science camp, science club, scout programs, and workshops and live science shows for group visitors.

These reserved programs are designed to engage participants on a deep level with science, deliver great impact, and drive earned revenue. The Manager will lead a team of two to three coordinators, twenty or more part-time staff, and education volunteers and interns.

The successful candidate will play a key role on the science center’s Public Program Committee, collaborating with the Public Programs Manager and other managers from Marketing, Reservations, and Visitor Services, to develop and implement an annual programmatic plan comprised of public programs and reserved educational programs. The Education Program Manager will be a leader who loves to work with people, has a science and/or education background, and is driven by a passion for helping others learn science.

To review the complete job description and application procedures, please visit www.davincisciencecenter.org/about/careers-and-internships.

Posted May 25, 2021
Assistant Curator, Planetarium Education
New Jersey State Museum
Trenton, New Jersey
Salary Range: $65,565.90–$93,195.36

Description

Under the general supervision of the Curator of Education in the State Museum, Department of State, initiates, designs, implements, and evaluates planetarium programming; creates planetarium shows; monitors the operation of planetarium instruments and equipment; initiates, designs, plans, implements, and evaluates exhibitions related to astronomy and space sciences; assists with the marketing and promotion of planetarium shows; and does other related duties as required.

Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in astronomy or astronomy education. NOTE: All college degrees (both U.S. and non-U.S.) and/or transcripts from a college or university must already be evaluated for accreditation by the closing date of the posting. Transcripts must be submitted with your resume. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in ineligibility.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience performing duties related to planetarium programming, including astronomy education and public events related to astronomy and space science.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESIDENCY LAW: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 {L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” which became effective September 1, 2011, all persons newly hired by the Executive Branch on or after that date shall have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. New Jersey State employees hired prior to September 1, 2011, who transfer from within the Executive Branch or from another State of New Jersey appointing authority without a break in service greater than seven days but who reside outside the State of New Jersey are not required to change their principal residence to New Jersey in order to comply with the act.

AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States according to Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.

APPLICANT INFORMATION: Applicants should submit a cover letter with announcement number (#STA-2021-010), resume, professional writing sample, employment application (employment application can be found here) and college transcripts by the closing date to Employment.Recruiter@sos.nj.gov.

Featured Job—

Posted May 24, 2021
Full Time Head Instructor of STEM Sailing Programs
Treasure Island Sailing Center
San Francisco, California
Salary Range: $45,000–$65,000

We seek an innovative and passionate sailor and educator to lead the development and implementation of our STEM Sailing Programs called Set Sail Learn. You will be primarily responsible for our 4th- and 5th-grade sailing and science programs which serve close to 2,000 youth per year.

To excel in this role, you should have a background in sailing instruction and education or science. We are looking for a person with strong interpersonal skills who enjoys a team environment yet is able to independently lead projects. For the full job posting, and to apply, please click here.

Posted April 21, 2021
Education Program Coordinator
Sciencenter
Ithaca, New York
Wage: Starting at $19/hour, with full Sciencenter benefits

The Education Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the logistics, development, and delivery of engaging programs for Sciencenter guests. The coordinator will create and coordinate educational programs on a variety of science, technology, math, and engineering topics, and engage museum guests through hands-on programming and field trips. In addition, the Coordinator will contribute to the development and sustainability of the Sciencenter’s outreach and community programming. They will work with others on special projects, planning for summer camp, and assisting on grant-funded projects.

For a complete job description and application instructions, please visit our website at www.sciencenter.org/get-involved.html.

Posted April 15, 2021
Director, Public Programs
Exploratorium
San Francisco, California
Salary Range: $100,000–$110,000

The Exploratorium is seeking a collaborative, creative, and data-driven Director of Public Programs to lead the development and design of a public program strategy and operating plan that aligns with and amplifies our mission as a leader in creating transformative learning experiences that spark curiosity, empower individual learning, and increase personal efficacy.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, programmatic thought leader with strong communication skills, the ability to foster inter and cross-departmental synergy, and a passion for connecting people of all ages and backgrounds with science, art, and human perception. Additionally, they will lead by example on issues of diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion and will align the audience engagement strategy and its people, processes, and policies with the Exploratorium’s organizational values and aspirations to create a culture where anti-racism permeates every aspect of the work. This position reports to the Senior Director of Visitor Experience.

Please, no phone calls in regards to this job. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Posted April 5, 2021
Performer, Experiences
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wage: $18/hour

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

The Performer, Experiences is responsible for engaging guests with scientific content in an educational, fun, and memorable capacity through demonstrations, live shows, group and one-on-one facilitation. We are looking for performers with high energy, big personalities, and the ability to captivate an audience. This role would benefit from having someone with comedic skills who can read an audience and has the ability to improvise with guests.

To view the complete job posting and application procedure click here. We look forward to hearing from you!

EOE.

Featured Job—

Posted March 24, 2021
Camp Inclusion Specialist (Seasonal: May–August 20, 2021)
CuriOdyssey
San Mateo, California
Wage: $25/hour

CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground providing opportunities for all learners to explore and understand their world. We have a fantastic opportunity to work as a Camp Inclusion Specialist for our 2020 summer season helping all kids express the superpower of science.

The Camp Inclusion Specialist trains and works with camp staff and camper families, to support, integrate, and develop learners who may have autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, or other social emotional developmental needs.

The Camp Inclusion Specialist reflects CuriOdyssey’s institutional personality and values and is creative, curious, and responsible. An effective Camp Inclusion Specialist has completed or in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in education, special education, or related field from an accredited college or university, and has a minimum of one year of experience working with children particularly those with autism spectrum disorder.

For more information or apply visit our website.

Featured Job—

Posted March 24, 2021
STEM Day Camp Director (Seasonal: May 10–August 20, 2021)
CuriOdyssey
San Mateo, California
Wage: $20/hour

CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground inspiring the next generation of critical thinkers. We have a fantastic opportunity to work as a STEM Day Camp Director for outdoor science camp in which we help children acquire the tools to deeply understand the changing world.

The Day Camp Director develops and facilitates camp activities, in a way that is engaging, fun, and safe, and leads a staff and youth volunteer team who together provide tools for personal discoveries, model inquiry, and create meaningful learning experiences.

The Director reflects CuriOdyssey’s institutional personality and values and is creative, curious, and responsible. An effective Day Camp Director understands and respects learners, 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 or apply visit our website.

Posted February 23, 2021
Assistant Director of Professional Development
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: Starting at $63,000 annually

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

The Assistant Director of Professional Development will be responsible for strategic oversight of professional development initiatives and partnerships with informal and formal organizations locally, regionally, and nationally. This position will also be responsible for the design of resources that support the execution of conferences, trainings, and webinars for local, regional, and national grant-seeded initiatives, in addition to processes related to technical assistance for trainers, educators, and other program participants.

To view the complete job posting and application procedure click here. We look forward to hearing from you!

EOE.

Posted February 23, 2021
Director of Education Programs
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: Starting at $96,000 annually

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

The Director of Education Programs will be responsible for all aspects of design, development, and implementation of education programs for informal and formal settings. The successful candidate will lead a team that collaborates with other departments across the organization. The successful candidate will play a lead role in the execution of on-site and digital education experiences for local, regional, and national contexts.

To view the complete job posting and application procedure click here. We look forward to hearing from you!

EOE.

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