Museum Educator

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date



6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
United States


Position Summary:

The Museum Educator oversees the daily activity in the Discovery Center gallery by providing responsible, friendly, and enthusiastic assistance to museum visitors, and leading gallery tours for school groups. S/he will interact with visitors on the floor, facilitate hands-on gallery stations, and foster a welcoming environment for volunteers and the public. S/he will provide customer service support, be knowledgeable about museum content, and will maintain daily gallery operations and appearance.

Essential Functions:

 Assisting visitors with Discovery Center interactive iPad experiences

 Managing the check-out and return of iPads

 Facilitating interactive demonstrations at gallery stations

 Implementing inquiry-based learning and interactive educational techniques

 Providing direction and guidance to visitors concerning other galleries

 Working with and mentoring Discovery Center volunteers

 Ensuring that objects and resources are handled carefully and safely

 Maintaining gallery cleaning procedures and ensuring that supplies are replenished

 Performing crowd control during peak times

 Participating in staffing Family Days and other special youth programs as required

 Leading school tours of museum galleries

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to, and insert Museum Educator in the subject line.