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#1415-832 EVALUATION AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The Science Museum of Minnesota seeks an Evaluation and Research Associate to join the Department of Evaluation and Research in Learning.

Responsibilities: The Evaluation and Research Associate is a creative problem solver, envisioning valid and reliable methods to answer practice-based questions about the museum visitor's learning experience; participating in planning, conducting, and/or overseeing evaluation and research efforts resulting in useful and broad reaching evaluation and research findings to improve the field of informal science education.

Requirements: Master's degree including advanced social science research skills using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, or equivalent experience. Minimum of 3 years in educational research and evaluation or 4-5 years of demonstrated related analytical experience (eg, market research); demonstrated ability to collaborate on a variety of projects. Working with museum-related exhibit evaluation, program evaluation, and/or K-12 evaluation preferred. This is intended as a full time position, but could be part time if needed.

Pay Rate: Depending on Experience
Application Deadline: December 24, 2014

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#1415-220 MANAGER, EXHIBIT MAINTENANCE

The Exhibit Maintenance Manager manages a full-time staff of four and is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all exhibit environments and components in the Science Museum of Minnesota's public spaces.

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for management of the Exhibit Maintenance Department budget, scheduling and supervising full-time and occasional staff, and coordinating exhibit maintenance activities with the work of a busy exhibit production operation. This position will also direct and coordinate the exhibit maintenance technicians and, when appropriate, other staff in the preventive maintenance, repair, and refurbishment of all exhibits and exhibit components.

Requirements: Minimum two years of exhibit production and / or maintenance experience required. Some weekend work required. Education, High School Diploma required, some college experience preferred.

Pay Rate: Depending on Experience
Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

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#1415-1037 PROGRAM DEVELOPER LEVEL I

The purpose of this position is to provide program and project leadership. Represent needs of specific audience(s) to inform program and project goals. Manage cost center budgets. Direct efforts of programs and projects in collaboration with other Lifelong Learning departments, Science Learning Division groups, the museum, and external partners. Develop annual work plans to meet long range and strategic program/project goals. Lead learning experience development teams to create the next generation learning experiences for Lifelong Learning and Science Museum audiences.

Responsibilities: Program Developer - Youth and Family Programs: Provide leadership for Summer Camp and Release Day educational offerings with a focus on overall learning experience, class design, and budget management. Represent the needs of a varied audience to inform curriculum goals while creating programs that align with the Science Museum of Minnesota's strategic plan. Foster collaboration by working closely with multiple internal departments and external clients. Facilitate experience development to support the growth of young learners.

Requirements: Knowledge of principles and methods for teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, as well as, curriculum and training design; Knowledge of human behavior and performance; K-12 STEM; Ability to conduct large scale short, mid and long-range operational planning and budgeting; translate the strategic goals to departmental goals and metrics; research and gather data/information for others to use in budget development; collaborate, cooperate, and interpret and communicate information; communicate information in a presentation/public setting ; ability to compose, write and edit documents; Office Suite; Education: Bachelor's degree in Education, Non-Profit Management, or related field; Years of Experience: 3+ years managing education programs/projects for Youth and Family audiences.

Pay Rate: Depending on Experience
Application Deadline: December 24, 2014

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#1415-289 PAYROLL SPECIALIST - HUMAN RESOURCES (Full-time/Exempt) EEO 2B

The primary function of the Payroll Specialist is to represent the human resources department in all payroll activities and contributes to HRIS database maintenance. As part of a collaborative team the payroll specialist manages the entire bi-weekly payroll process for more than 500 employees, creates and audits reports for accuracy, reconciles payroll and budget data on regular basis and provides exceptional assistance to payroll inquiries from our internal and external customers.

Share your talents by... partnering with internal and external customers to build and sustain collaborative relationships which support the museums mission and our richest asset, our people; and create an environment that promotes the Science Museum of Minnesota as an employer of choice.

The ideal candidate will... have experience in processing payroll and utilizing HRIS databases to identify discrepancies and review related information to payroll and compensation. Proven knowledge of payroll and advanced experience in MS office applications such as Excel and Word will be very beneficial to successfully perform the job functions.

Requirements include an Associate's degree or higher in human resources or related field, or equivalent experience. Minimum of three (3) years of payroll processing for 500+ employees required. ADP (HRB, PayX, eTime) database experience preferred.

Pay Rate: Depending on Qualifications
Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

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