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Environmental Institute Expedition Director

The EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is opening a new position as the Director of the Environmental Institute for Stewardship and Leadership. The EUREKA! Environmental Institute Expedition Director is responsible for the creation, oversight, administration, and implementation of various science based outdoor education and recreation programs for people ages 1-99, focusing on 4th through 12th grade students.

This position will be responsible for developing, planning, and leading all trips, camps, and programs run within the Environmental Institute, as well as developing outdoor education and recreation lesson plans to deliver on these trips. The incumbent will create and enforce important standard safety protocols, determine appropriate locations for all trips, and assist other outdoor instructors in a co-teaching environment. This highly responsible position requires a strong leader who is passionate about science education, has a desire to work with youth, lots of outdoor experience, and who can provide meaningful, fun learning experiences to program participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in STEM, Outdoor Recreation / Education, Parks & Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or other related field
  • Hiking and backpacking expertise
  • Must be available to take several week long trips, sometimes multiple weeks in a row
  • Successful outcomes on a criminal background check
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving history

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES REQUIRED

  • CPR, First Aid, AED training required within 90 days of hire
  • Wilderness First Responder, Outdoor Emergency Care, or equivalent certification

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working with youth
  • Experience leading outdoor recreation trips
  • Experience supervising employees
  • Current river guide, climbing guide, AVY I, or equivalent certification

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please read the full job description before beginning the application process

In order to receive guaranteed consideration, applications must be submitted by December 1st

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

STEAM Intern

The EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is seeking dedicated, customer service oriented individuals to be STEAM Interns. 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, 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. The incumbents will provide oversight to high school students who are enrolled in the Counselor in Training (CIT) Program. 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

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

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

  • Prefer experience working with youth

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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