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 EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is seeking dedicated, customer service oriented individuals to be STEAM Summer Educators. The incumbents will be responsible for engaging and educating children in preschool through 12th grade about STEAM using demonstrations and hands-on activities. STEAM Summer Educators deliver educational content in camp programs, birthday parties, school groups, and outreach demonstrations.

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 highly responsible 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
  • Engage and interact with parents in a professional and positive manner

Requirements:

  • Full-time college student enrolled in a degree program related to STEAM and / or education
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check

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. 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

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