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Posted April 13, 2021
Bilingual STEAM Educator
Da Vinci Science Center
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary Range: $35,000–40,000

The Da Vinci Science Center is seeking a creative, passionate educator to deliver extraordinary, fun learning experiences in both English and Spanish, integrating STEAM subjects across the Lehigh Valley. Programs will take place off-site, online, and on-site for students, teachers, families, public visitors, and members. Specific responsibilities include delivering (in-person and online) classroom programs, afterschool programs, science celebrations, summer learning programs, and science shows. The educator also develops programming materials in both English and Spanish and translates existing program materials into Spanish when needed. Flexible schedule includes some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Degree or equal experience. International diplomas are welcome. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@davincisciencecenter.org by Thursday, May 13, 2021.

For more information about this position go to www.davincisciencecenter.org/about/jobs-and-internships.

Posted April 7, 2021
Planetarium Manager
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary Range: $67,000–$70,000

We are seeking a dynamic Planetarium Manager to provide strategic leadership for our new Planetarium & Dome Theater as well as technical and content expertise. The position manages operations, trains and supervises university student operators, leads the production of planetarium programming, and contributes to revenue generation. The position must have informal education and supervisory experience and the ability to create an inclusive environment.

To apply and for more details, visit careers.umich.edu/job_detail/196228/planetarium_manager.

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 March 10, 2021
IDEAL Center Professional Development Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Salary Range: $51,000–$56,000 or more annually

Science Museum of Minnesota’s IDEAL Center is looking for a Professional Development Specialist. This position functions as part of the highly collaborative IDEAL teaching team, co-designing and implementing professional development for adults focused on inclusion, diversity, equity, access, leadership (IDEAL) along with organizational change and educational improvement. IDEAL works across many sectors including K–12 education, higher education, government, informal education, non-profits, and for-profits.

Apply: www.smm.org/jobs.

Featured Job—

Posted March 8, 2021
Environmental Science Specialist
Roper Mountain Science Center
Greenville, South Carolina
Salary Range: $54,666–$81,530

Seeking a dynamic educator to instruct daily learning labs for visiting elementary- and middle-school students and create new lessons. Work with public in summer and afternoon programming. Extend the impact of RMSC lessons and programs through pre-visits, post-visits, virtually, and through new and innovative techniques. Manage budgets, staff, and assist with exhibit upkeep, technology, animal care, and volunteers. Minimum five years’ teaching experience in a formal or informal setting preferred with a demonstrable knowledge of environmental and natural science of the southeastern United States. Apply by March 25.

For details and complete description, click here.

Posted February 25, 2021
Museum Educator/Technologist
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Salary Range: $52,000–$67,000

Responsible for developing and coordinating educational programs for K–12 school groups, families, and the public, at the museum, virtually, and in off-site locations. Recruits, trains, and coordinates the work of volunteers and student employees. Develops programs related to the museum mission, including exhibits and community partnerships. Teaches two classes in the interdisciplinary undergraduate Museum Studies Program per year, using a variety of modalities. Involves students in meaningful applied projects. Coordinates the acquisition of and experimentation with new and emerging technology for teaching, interpretation, curation, and use of collections.

Master’s degree in Museum Studies or related field.
Three years of experience in museum education.
Experience applying new and emerging technology in a museum environment.
Supervisory experience.
Experience with researching, acquiring, and applying new technologies in a museum setting.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

“CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).”

Apply Here: www.click2apply.net/E5r75EfpdwJVSqmmT6lA1.

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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.

Posted February 10, 2021
Director of Quantum Education
Chicago Quantum Exchange – Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Salary: $100,000+

The Chicago Quantum Exchange seeks a visionary leader to develop and execute a strategic vision and supporting programs to educate the next generation of quantum science students and professionals. The Director of Quantum Education will establish new education and outreach initiatives that increase the education and training of scientists and participation in quantum science and technology. This includes, though is not limited to, creating and managing quantum workforce development and education programs as part of an NSF-funded Quantum Leap Challenge Institute, which involves three universities (University of Chicago, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, University of Wisconsin Madison). Learn more at uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Director-of-Quantum-Education–CQE_JR09297.

Posted February 1, 2021
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Outreach Coordinator (Coordinator 3 or 4)
Louisiana State University
Livingston, Louisiana
Salary Range, Coordinator 3: $40,584–$48,701
Salary Range, Coordinator 4: $48,272–$57,927

LSU collaborates closely with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in Livingston, Louisiana, which is operated by Caltech and MIT for the National Science foundation to detect and observe waves in the shape of spacetime that are emitted by distant astrophysical events.

We are hiring one coordinator at the level of 3 or 4 for the following job responsibilities:

Depending on qualifications, the selected candidate will assist with (Coordinator 3) or independently coordinate (Coordinator 4) the distribution of LIGO material to students and teachers at schools around Louisiana and conduct demonstrations at the schools. Improve STEM education in Louisiana by promoting student visits to the LIGO site and training of teachers from disadvantaged schools at the LIGO Science Education Center (SEC). Interface with state/local school leaders. Travel to rural communities. Convey information regarding the coordination of the programs public relations and outreach activities which includes: public relations activities, communicating with state and local schools on the program, organizing conference and meetings, and coordinating the administration of travel for self and program employees. Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Drivers License
  • Coordinator 3 – Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, education, or a related field with three years of related experience or master’s degree and one year of related experience
  • Coordinator 4 – Master’s degree in in science, engineering, education, or a related field with three years of related experience

Apply by March 1, 2020.

More details can be found on the LSU Career Site.

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