Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org
Jobs@bostonchildrensmuseum.org

Date Posted:
November 08, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Full-Time

STEAM Educator & Program Manager

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.


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

How To Apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org
Apply by:
December 21, 2018
About this Organization:
Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.