STEAM Educator & Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

11/08/2018

Start Date

01/07/2019

Application Deadline

12/21/2018

Address

308 Congress Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02210
United States

Description

The STEAM Educator & Program Manager, as a member of the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) team, is responsible for maintaining the vision for and managing the delivery of high-quality, educational, fun, and engaging STEAM experiences for museum visitors. The STEAM Educator & Program Manager reports to the Senior Director, STEAM, and works in collaboration with the STEAM team and other departments to lead development of, prototype, evaluate, and deliver drop-in programs, exhibit components, events, and other resources and materials. This may include curricular materials, workshop sessions for visitors, and professional development sessions for educators outside of the museum. To all of these experiences, the STEAM Educator & Program Manager will bring a strong understanding of and experience with applying educational theories and hands-on learning.


Qualifications:

·      BA/BS with a minimum of 5 years of experience in STEM or STEAM education, museum studies, maker spaces with children, child development, etc.; Master’s degree preferred.

·      Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of informal education and family learning in setting such as children’s museums, including pedagogical strategies and best practices.

·      Experience developing activities for children ages 0 – 10 and an understanding of children’s emotional, intellectual, and social development.

·      Demonstrated experience bridging art and STEM, and enthusiasm for hands-on STEAM projects.

·      Familiarity with use of technology for educational purposes and digital fabrication/hands-on STEAM education.

·      Experience managing large projects with many moving parts.

·      Experience mentoring other team members and junior staff.

·      Demonstrated ability to stay organized, anticipate and troubleshoot as issues arise.

·      Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups.

·      Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work well with multicultural, intergenerational audiences, in an energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner.

·      Excellent computer skills.

·      Bilingual or fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or other language desirable.


HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm, Friday 1pm-9pm

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@bostonchildrensmuseum.org

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org


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