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Full-Time Openings

Museum Galleries Educator

Position Overview:

Supported by the Manager of Public Engagement, the Museum Galleries Educator is responsible for multiple aspects of the educational interpretation of the Academy’s indoor, rotating special exhibits, ensuring that visitors have an engaging experience through interpretation and successful training of other staff and volunteers to interpret in the exhibit. This position will also help supervise the Academy’s interpretive cart program and work closely with other museum galleries to deliver high-quality public programming. This position will also be responsible for acting as floor manager on weekends and performing Live Animal presentations for the public.

This is a Permanent Part-time position with Benefits 32 hrs per week


  • BA/BS Education, Science or related field
  • Valid driver’s license and 3 year clean driving record required.
  • Must pass Criminal Background check and Child Abuse Clearance check.
  • Computer skills MS word, excel, outlook.
  • Live Animal Center certification required (can be completed onsite)
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including excellent public speaking.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for ensuring an excellent visitor experience in the Special Exhibits Hall and at the Academy’s interpretive carts. This includes developing content, creating activities, and staying current in best practices in museum education.
  • Work closely with Manager of Public Engagement to ensure that all programming in the exhibit meets museum standards of customer service, educational, and scientific standards of excellence.
  • Assists Manager in recruiting, hiring, and training and supervising part-time staff, WINS students and volunteers for special exhibits and floor programs
  • Coordinates and supervises floor interpretive volunteers including special exhibits, Discovery Carts, and the Academy's Science Now program
  • As part of the team, regularly presents programs to the public during the museums weekend festivals and events.
  • As part of the public programs team, regularly serves as weekend staff floor manager.
  • This position will be expected to train and stay certified in the museums live animal teaching collections. Performs live animal shows as a Teacher/Naturalist for the public
  • Act as interpreter of the exhibit for the general public.
  • Assist in promoting exhibit at in-house and out-of-house events.
  • Work closely with the Exhibits department to maintain exhibit.
  • Administrative responsibilities, including internal and external correspondences, fiscal management, etc.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Manager of Public Engagement.

Part-Time Openings

There are no openings at this time. 

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