Employment

The EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is always seeking dedicated individuals to assist with making the basic elements of science and mathematics available for students and adults to investigate hands-on. Positions at the museum range from part-time STEAM Internships that help run and teach science camps, to administrative positions that help plan programs and reach the public, to engineers that help build exhibits, to full-time teaching positions that make an impact in a significant amount of programs offered at the museum. Please see below for a list of all currently available positions. Applications for STEAM Interns and Instructor are accepted year-round for the upcoming season. If you are interested in volunteering at the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum, please see the Volunteer page

Positions

General Description of Responsibilities:

The Dig In! Instructor is responsible for programming on EUREKA!’s satellite campus, located at the Colorado State University Research Center, in addition to off-site after school programs. Programming includes student day camps, family programs, and school field trips. Responsibilities include curriculum development and instruction.

EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum will be this role’s home office-base, with a satellite office available at CSU Research Center. This job may require off-site travel within Mesa County.

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in an educational setting
  • Interest/Experience in agriculture and biology
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check
  • Documentation of COVID-19 immunizations

Desired Qualifications / Experience:

  • Prefer experience working with youth
  • B.A. in Education or Science
  • Experience driving a 14-passenger mini-bus (CDL not required)

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required:

  • CPR, First Aid, AED training required within 90 days of hire

Additional Information:

Wages are dependent on the applicant's qualifications. This role starts at an annual salary of $44,000.

A detailed job description can be found here.

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the hiring team at hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org

Applications accepted on a rolling basis, with an immediate start date or a start as late as May 30, 2023.

General Description of Responsibilities:

The STEAM Instructor position is a full-time or part-time, year-round position that assists with all educational programing offered through the EUREKA! Science Museum and other partner organizations.

The incumbents will be responsible for engaging and educating children in preschool through 12th grade about STEAM using demonstrations and hands-on activities. STEAM Instructors deliver educational content in camp programs, after school programs, no school days, tutoring, field trips, birthday parties, outreach demonstrations, and more. The individuals in these positions will be responsible for developing and co-instructing STEAM lessons, providing inquiry based feedback to program participants, and managing classroom behavior. This position requires a strong leader who is passionate about science education, has a desire to work with youth, and who can provide meaningful, fun learning experiences to program participants.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Co-instruct lessons with peers, admin staff, and other EUREKA! staff and volunteers
  • Effectively manage classroom behavior
  • Support math instructor in local schools

Requirements:

  • Graduate from a degree program (preferably related to STEAM and / or education)
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check
  • Documentation of COVID-19 immunizations

Desired Qualifications / Experience:

  • Prefer experience working with youth

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required:

  • CPR, First Aid, AED training required within 90 days of hire

Additional Information:

Wages are dependent on applicant's qualifications. Full time positions start at $41,000 / year

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the hiring team at hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org

General Description of Responsibilities:

The STEAM Intern position is a part-time position that assists with all educational programing offered through the EUREKA! Science Museum during the '22-'23 school year.

The incumbents will be responsible for engaging and educating children in kindergarten through 12th grade about STEAM using demonstrations and hands-on activities. STEAM Interns deliver educational content in camp programs, after school programs, no school days, birthday parties, and more. The individuals in these positions will be responsible for developing and co-instructing STEAM lessons, providing inquiry based feedback to program participants, and managing classroom behavior. This position requires someone who is passionate about science education, has a desire to work with youth, and who can provide meaningful, fun learning experiences to program participants.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Co-instruct lessons with peers, admin staff, and other EUREKA! staff and volunteers
  • Effectively manage classroom behavior
  • Engage and interact with parents in a professional and positive manner

Requirements:

  • Full-time or part-time college student enrolled in a degree program (preferably related to STEAM and / or education)
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check
  • Documentation of COVID-19 immunizations

Desired Qualifications / Experience:

  • Prefer experience working with youth

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required:

  • CPR, First Aid, AED training required within 90 days of hire

Additional Information:

Wages are dependent on applicant's qualifications. Starts at $15.50 / hour

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the hiring team at hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org

Applicants are hired as needed at the start of each semester and / or summer season. High performing applicants are invited to stay for multiple years. For more information about best times to apply, start dates, or any other questions, please reach out via email to hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org.

Details coming soon! If interested in being notified about when the job is posted, please email hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org.

Details coming soon! If interested in being notified about when the job is posted, please email hiring@eurekasciencemuseum.org.

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