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Full-Time Museum Educator

As an educational and cultural nonprofit institution, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum promotes 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. Located in New York City on the Hudson River, the Intrepid Museum was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark. Welcoming more than one million visitors annually, the Museum also features the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided-missile submarine.

The Museum seeks a full-time Museum Educator, whose primary role will be to deliver interdisciplinary, STEM-centric education programming for teens and young adults. Part of a collaborative, multifaceted Education Department, this position requires creativity, empathy, strong presentation skills, and highly developed organizational skills along with an appreciation for working in a truly unique shared workspace nested within a historic aircraft carrier.

Main responsibilities on the Youth Leadership team:

  • Assist in the planning, development and delivery of interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering and history-rich education programs, teen and youth events throughout the year
  • Assist with assessment and data tracking for teen and youth events
  • Assist with alumni outreach and communications

Other responsibilities as a member of the Education Dept. include but are not limited to:

  • During times of high visitation, delivering education programs for all audiences, including K-12 school and community groups, teachers, seniors, families, adult groups, people with disabilities, families experiencing homelessness, and veterans, both onsite and virtually
  • Representing the Museum and its work at community events
  • Collaborating closely with colleagues across the Museum

The workweek is primarily weekday but flexing for weekend and evening programs is a regular occurrence. The Museum is open year-round to visitors inclusive of holidays, NYC school breaks and summer. Museum educators are often requested to work during these date/times. A core program of the Youth Leadership team is a six-week summer program.

Qualified candidates will have BA or BS in Education, a STEM subject, Museum Studies, Museum Education or related field. MA a plus. Will have demonstrated experience (equivalent of 2 years) creating and delivering programs for youth in informal or formal settings. Formal or informal training and a genuine interest in sharing STEM content, particularly engineering and design, mathematics, physics, coding or STEM communication.  Must have adaptability, creativity and demonstrated ability to teach interdisciplinary content. An understanding of youth development and the role of social emotional learning. Ability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays as needed. Bi/multi-lingual candidates are a strong plus and highly encouraged to apply

Salary range: 40,000-41,000

Intrepid realizes that it is rare an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. If much of this job description describes you, then we encouraged you to apply.

Integrity, credibility, collaboration and commitment to Intrepid Museum’s mission are essential.

We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to be a part of a very rewarding time in the Museum’s history! 

For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to:  

Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.

NO PHONE CALLS.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.