Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
MUSEUM EDUCATOR , MIT Museum , to join the small team that produces educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae, and/or community organizations. Will play a key role in delivering science, technology, art, and engineering educational programs; apply formal or informal teaching experience and best practices to engage with middle and high school students, adults, and general visitors in the Museum's classroom and maker space; contribute to the development of new educational programs, professional development opportunities for educators, and extended learning opportunities for local students. Supervision is provided by the Education Programs' coordinator and the director of programs. Will have no direct reports, but may monitor and coordinate the work of student interns and part-time instructors.
REQUIRED : an undergraduate degree in a science, technology, or engineering field; at least three years of experience teaching middle or high school students in a formal or informal setting; familiarity with informal science program delivery to school, family, and community audiences; ability to work collaboratively as part of a small team; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; detail orientation; and ability to lift weights of at least 30 pounds. Seek someone who has enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in science, engineering, art, and technology. Master's degree; familiarity with audience evaluation techniques; and bilingual proficiency in Spanish, Japanese, or Mandarin preferred. Job #17115
Must be able to work a Tuesday to Saturday schedule and occasional holidays and evenings. This is a two-year term position.
Internal Number: 17115
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