The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since 2012. The Mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming, in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.
We are seeking a Museum Educator, a creative, organized, energetic and well-spoken individual who will deliver Museum programming to community groups, senior centers and participants of all ages. This position reports to the Manager of Community Engagement and includes work with math, science and history programming, and often takes place off-site. Additionally, this position requires leading gallery demonstrations in the Museum’s interactive areas, space shuttle pavilion and assistance with department-wide weekday, weekend and evening educational programs for audiences of all ages.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Qualified candidates will have a background in science, technology, engineering, or math. An advanced degree in Education, Museum Education, Museum Studies or other related field is highly desirable. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience developing and delivering similar type programs in museums or other formal or informal educational venues. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member with strong written and verbal communication skills who is able to work collaboratively across departments and with outside contacts. Proven skills in prioritizing, organizing projects, and multi-tasking. Must exhibit a mature and professional demeanor both in presentation and actions. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings is necessary.
- Develop, deliver and evaluate programs based on the Museum’s unique collection for children, seniors, families and the public, onsite, offsite and through distance learning technology.
- Lead weekday and some weekend gallery demonstrations.
- Assist with department-wide weekday, weekend, and evening educational programs, including workshops, classes, seminars, and public programs.
- Collaborate with colleagues within the Education Department as well as professional staff in curatorial, development, and museum services departments.
- Perform other duties as required by management.
Position requires the ability to sit and stand for long periods of time, and to lift 25 lbs.
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|The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.