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This job is cool because… this position provides an opportunity to be involved in science programming and project leadership. This position represents the needs of specific audience(s) to inform through program and project goals. This position is responsible to direct the efforts of programs and projects in collaboration with other Life Long Learning departments, Science Learning groups, Science Museum of Minnesota 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 museum audiences. This position also has the responsibility of managing cost center budgets
Share your talents by… participating in the development of long-range strategic vision and plans for programs and product development in collaboration with Lifelong Learning, internal and external partners. Contribute to new program and project generation and proposal development driven by experience and expertise working with strategic audiences. Collaborate with program directors, exhibits managers, and other program staff to evaluate and develop strategies for operating, maintaining, and improving programs so they evolve and become richer experiences over time. Support mastery of STEM content by applying theories and practices and ongoing professional development to ensure a valid grounded approach to decision-making and creation of experiences. Develop and sustain strong relationships with colleagues and key constituents in an effort to foster partnerships and further museum presence in STEM education and informal communities.
The ideal candidate will possess… 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 (for example: individual differences in ability, personality, interests, learning and motivation). Knowledge of the nature of science, math, engineering and technology and science as inquiry; practical application of engineering, science, and technology; focused work on one or more STEM related disciplines (for example: physical, life, earth and space science, technology, engineering and math).
Education: B. A. or B. S. in Education, STEM, Liberal Arts or related field. Experience: 3 to 5 years of program development and project experience; 2 or more years providing work direction and team leadership.
Pay Rate: Based on experience