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 are taken 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 Assistant STEAM Instructor position is a full-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. Assistant 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
  • Develop programs and write lessons for upcoming camps, programs, and events

Requirements:

  • Graduate from a degree program 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. Range from $14.00 - $16.00 / hour

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the Operations Director, Austin Solko, at asolko@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.

The incumbents will be responsible for engaging and educating children in preschool 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 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. Range from $12.32 - $14.00 / hour

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the Operations Director, Austin Solko, at asolko@eurekasciencemuseum.org

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Current school transcripts (unofficial is okay)

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 the Operations Director, Austin Solko, at asolko@eurekasciencemuseum.org

General Description of Responsibilities:

The Front Desk Assistant position is a full-time position during open museum hours that assists with overseeing all responsibilities from the front desk.

The incumbents will be responsible for engaging with museum visitors, program participants & parents, and the general public. The individuals in this position will assist in opening & closing procedures, handling cash deposits at the end of the day, maintaining museum cleanliness & exhibit functionality, track & organize gift shop inventory, help museum & program participants visiting the museum, and more.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Run the front desk during open museum hours
  • Interact and engage with museum participants in person, over the phone, and online
  • Assist with daily museum upkeep tasks

Requirements:

  • Full-time availability during open museum hours, up to 40 hours/week
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check
  • Documentation of COVID-19 immunizations

Additional Information:

Wages are dependent on applicant's qualifications. Range from $12.32 - $14.00 / hour

To apply, applicants must submit the following via email to the Operations Director, Austin Solko, at asolko@eurekasciencemuseum.org

  • Resume
  • Current schedule & availability

Descripción General de las Responsabilidades: El Instructor Preescolar Bilingue proveerá clases con actividades STEAM que les permitirán a los niños de preescolar usar sus manos, una vez a la semana. Los individuos en este rol son un miembro de la comunidad en el que pueden confiar y podrían compartir etnicidad, idioma, estatus socioeconómico y experiencias de vida con los niños con los que está trabajando. El instructor creará un ambiente positivo para el aprendizaje y adaptará las actividades para poder satisfacer las necesidades de los niños asistentes. El instructor mantendrá relaciones interpersonales positivas con los estudiantes, padres, y aquellos que proporcionan cuidado infantil.

Deberes y Responsabilidades:

● Crear un ambiente acogedor para los estudiantes tomando en cuenta el idioma, habilidades y métodos de aprendizaje.

● Enseñar currícula STEAM con enfoque preescolar.

● Asistir con la adaptación y desarrollo de currícula basada en las necesidades de los estudiantes.

● Promover y mantener expectativas del comportamiento de los estudiantes que conduzcan al aprendizaje.

● Establecer y demostrar relaciones humanas positivas con estudiantes, padres, y personas encargadas del cuidado infantil.

● Mantener un nivel alto de amabilidad, profesionalismo, soporte, e integridad en todos los aspectos laborales.

● Colaborar con el personal de EUREKA! en el rastreo y recolección de datos.

● Desarrollar material y estrategias para los estudiantes, culturalmente apropiadas.

● Crear un resumen de las actividades educativas y compromiso del programa, cada 3 meses via email.

● Entender y asistir la misión y objetivos de EUREKA!.

● Realizar otras tareas asignadas.

Liderazgo y Trabajo en equipo

● El candidato deberá estar cómodo trabajando en equipo, tomando roles de liderazgo y responsabilidades.

● Trabajo en un ambiente individual o de equipo, de acuerdo a la misión, visión y valores de EUREKA!.

● Habilidad de priorizar tareas y cumplir con fechas de entrega.

Conocimiento, Habilidades, y Destrezas Adicionales

● Es necesario que el postulante sea bilingüe y/o bicultural en español e inglés.

● De preferencia con el grado de Bachiller en desarrollo del niño, servicios humanos, trabajo social o carreras afines.

● Experiencia trabajando con niños provenientes de entornos diversos.

● Habilidad de trabajar independientemente, aceptación de supervisión, y trabajo en equipo.

● Comunicación interpersonal verbal y escrita a todos los niveles de la organización, internos y externos.

● Competente con tecnología como por ejemplo: Google docs y Google sheets.

● Estilo de trabajo colaborativo con un alto nivel de integridad y excelentes habilidades interpersonales.

● Habilidad de manejar prioridades y tiempos de entrega independientemente.

● Mantener un nivel alto de confidencialidad con la información de los participantes.

● Flexibilidad - deberá poder y estar dispuesto a adaptarse a cambio de prioridades y fechas límite, tomando el liderazgo para manejar proyectos y problemas que puedan surgir.

● Habilidad para trabajar y comunicarse con grupos culturales y socioeconómicos diversos.

● Disponibilidad para trabajar en eventos por las tarde o fines de semana, ocasionalmente.

● Medio de transporte confiable, licencia de conducir de Colorado válida y segura.

Información Adicional:

● EUREKA! no discrimina por raza, color de piel, religión, país de procedencia, orientación sexual, identidad de género, edad, discapacidades, o estatus de veterano protegido. Esta política aplica a lo largo de la duración del empleo o posible empleo con EUREKA!.

● Los postulantes deberán pasar satisfactoriamente por una verificación de antecedentes criminales.

● Tipo de Trabajo: 5-10 hrs/semana, 36 semanas/año

● Paga: $18/hr

● Los beneficios incluyen el pago por baja por enfermedad

Como postular:

● Por favor envía tu curriculum y una carta describiendo tu interés a jmoore@eurekasciencemuseum.org

Please view the Job Posting for more details.

El Coordinador de Asistencia de Familia, Amigos y Vecinos(FAV) brinda soporte a las familias de poblaciones vulnerables, mediante la facilitación de pequeños grupos de soporte y conectando a las familias con servicios y recursos que carecen. Los individuos en este rol son un miembro de la comunidad en el que pueden confiar y podrían compartir etnicidad, idioma, estatus socioeconómico y experiencias de vida con la comunidad que están sirviendo. El Coordinador será el enlace/vínculo/la voz para tener contacto con otras organizaciones y recursos.

  • The Family, Friend, Neighbor (FFN) Support Coordinator supports families and caregivers in under-served populations by facilitating small support groups and connecting families with needed services and resources. Individuals in this role are a trusted member of the community and may share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with the community they are serving. The Coordinator will serve as a liason/link/voice to other partner organizations and resources.  

Please view the Job Posting for more details.

Por favor envía tu curriculum y una carta describiendo tu interés a jmoore@eurekasciencemuseum.org

  • Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing your interest to jmoore@eurekasciencemuseum.org

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