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 Programs Assistant is responsible for advertising, processing, and communications for our Youth STEAM and Preschool Family Memberships scholarship programs in addition to developing new programs and advertising to engage with low-income families and increase access to the science museum and our educational resources. This is a full-time position, and may require a flexible work schedule depending on the time of year. The Program Assistant will report to the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum Development & Communications Coordinator, though will also work closely with the Programs and Education teams.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with developing engaging and interactive STEAM curriculum for children preschool through 12th grade that include demonstrations and hands-on activities
  • Perform statistical analysis and data compilation relating to all programs, field trips, and scholarships
  • Program evaluations to develop strategies for gauging educational improvements and assessing program impact

Requirements:

  • Must be an AmeriCorps VISTA member

Desired Qualifications / Experience:

  • Prefer experience working with youth
  • Prefer experience writing STEAM curriculum
  • Availability for an April start date

Additional Information:

To apply, please visit the AmeriCorps website and complete a full application for the "EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum VISTA Program Assistat" position. Please contact Megan Carter at carter@crcamerica.org if you have any questions on how to apply.

For a full description of all job duties and responsibilities, please see the job description

General Description of Responsibilities:

The EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is seeking dedicated, customer service oriented individuals to be STEAM Interns during the Summer 2020 season. The incumbents will be responsible for engaging and educating children in preschool through 12th grade about STEAM topics using demonstration and hands-on activities. STEAM Interns deliver educational content in camp programs, birthday parties, school groups, and outreach demonstrations. 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. STEAM Interns will report to the Operations Director and the Education Director.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and write STEAM lessons for school groups, no school day camps, and public programs
  • Co-instruct lessons with peers, the Education director, 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
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 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:

All hired applicants will have the opportunity to earn a position as a part-time STEAM Intern during the 2020-2021 school year.

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)

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