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NEH Grant Funded Full Time Educator
NEH Grant Funded Full Time Educator
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 other historic aircraft as well as a cold war era guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 1 million visitors annually 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.
The Museum seeks a Full Time Museum Educator to support a grant-funded project that will explore underrepresented stories in U.S. Navy service by drawing from the collections of museums across the United States. This is a terrific opportunity for a candidate with excellent organizational, pedagogical and communication skills who has a passion for bringing untold stories to light.
This is a full-time position for a term of one year, from January through December 2022, with a possibility of extension/permanency.
The Museum seeks a full-time Museum Educator who will assist with the development and delivery of inclusive, collections-based resources to engage learners of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Part of a collaborative, multifaceted Education Department, but working particularly on creating cross-cutting alignment of curricular resources for use across the nation, this position requires content knowledge, creativity and highly developed organizational skills.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Developing a curricula focused on artifacts, archives, media and oral histories associated with the experiences of Black, Asian American, Latino, Indigenous American and LGBTQ+ service members held by each institution. 
  • In support of NEH project, surveying participating ship museums to determine the topics and formats that best serve their audiences’ needs.
  • Working closely with the NEH project team and scholars and the Curatorial Associate, draft education resource sets and mobile guide content.
  • The development, delivery and evaluation of interdisciplinary programs for k-12 students, teachers and members of the public
  • Assisting with department-wide weekday, weekend, and evening educational programs, including workshops, classes, seminars, and public programs
  • Other duties as required by management
Qualified candidates will have: 
  • demonstrated experience (equivalent of 1-2 years) creating programs and/or resources for learners in informal or formal settings
  • BA or BS in Education, History, Museum Studies, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Sociology, Museum Education or related field. MA a plus 
  • Experience in outreach and comfort with reaching out to partners and tracking communications
  • Experience with delivering programs for learners of all ages
  • Understanding of object- and inquiry-based pedagogical practices 
  • Strong communication and administrative skills
  • Knowledge of current directions in national educational standards and state-based initiatives 
  • Bi/multi-lingual candidates are a strong plus and highly encouraged to apply 
Intrepid Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
For consideration e-mail resume/coverletter to: Be sure to include Curatorial Associate in the subject line.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.