Museum of Science
  • 10-Nov-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Community Engagement
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 20.24-22.24 per hour
  • Grant-Funded, Full Time

Community Engagement Educator, Bilingual English / Spanish

Museum of Science, Boston

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Community Engagement Educator serves as an educator and Museum ambassador to support the Community Engagement team's work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for community members both in the Museum and out in the community. The Community Engagement Educator develops and presents inclusive and culturally responsive programming that directly supports the needs of our community partners and the people they serve. The Community Engagement Educator supports our community work by building relationships, teaching STEM programs in English and Spanish both in the community and in the Museum, assisting with hosting groups to our Boston Science Common community event space(s), and in the absence of manager responsible for community outreach interns and volunteers at community outreach events.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach and host programs 2-3 days per week in English and Spanish both in the community and in the Museum serving 10-150 people.
  • Help host group visits and community groups 1- 2 times per week.
  • In absence of manager, oversee 1-3 youth interns and adult volunteers in community settings
  • Teach/facilitate 8-10 hands-on activities on diverse topics for a variety of audiences
  • Learn and assist with development of up to 4-6 demonstrations, field trip group led activities, media and other program content as needed
  • Regularly work a weekend day
  • Occasionally work a flexible schedule including some holidays, some Friday evenings and other times in order to accommodate community groups, special events, school vacation weeks and other special projects.


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is full-time, 40 hours / week, Tuesday - Saturday


REPORTS TO:

Manager, Community and School Programs


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • 2 or more years of STEM education or community engagement experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in STEM education and ability to present and translate a variety of science content to a broad age range in formal or informal settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and speak Spanish
  • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal/oratory and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a high activity team.
  • Start with and maintain a safe driving record so that the Museum's insurance carrier approves you for driving Museum vehicles. This includes being comfortable driving full-sized vans in urban, rural, and highway settings.


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). $20.24 - $22.24 / hr


BENEFITS:

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, a Museum membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

VACCINATION POLICY:

Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.


The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.


No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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