Museum Educator

Job Type

Part Time

Published

07/27/2018

Start Date

08/01/2018

Address

6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles
California
90036
United States

Description

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

jobs@petersen.org
http://www.petersen.org

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


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