Museum of Science
  • 16-Aug-2018 to 15-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Traveling Programs - 280
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Education Associate, Traveling Programs

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org


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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

Research, develop, and present exciting programs that ignite curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M) so that all students may see themselves as scientists.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn at least four Traveling Programs per year until you are able to be fully scheduled (teach at least three teaching shifts/week) to meet customer program requests.
  • Teach Traveling Programs, throughout New England, 3-4 days per week, 1-4 sessions per day, 16-250 people per session
  • Drive 5,000-7,500 miles per year to reach sites served
  • Assist with development of demonstrations, activities, media and other program content as needed.
  • Assist the Program Manager by helping mentor and train other staff in learning new program content and equipment
  • May be asked to provide personal information for CORI/SORI to individual school systems that have contracted with the Museum for Traveling Programs


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is full-time, 35 hours a week, Monday - Friday.


REPORTS TO:

Director, Education and Enrichment Programs


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) or more years of informal science education experience
  • Ability to present and translate a variety of science content to a broad age range with varying degrees of prior knowledge of that content.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills to resolve difficult challenges that often occur when teaching outreach in the field (without the immediate support of colleagues or the Museum).
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a high performing 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.
  • Willing to take Museum's defensive driving course upon hire


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.


BENEFITS:

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 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, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


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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