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Last updated December 18, 2014
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Science Show Coordinator
Do you have an interest in science, technology, engineering,
art, and mathematics (STEAM)? Are you comfortable working
in front of audiences? Do you have administrative experience
with scheduling and supply ordering? If yes, apply for the
Science Show Coordinator (SSC) position at the Reuben H. Fleet
Science Center. The Fleet is located in San Diego’s Balboa
Park. The Science Show Coordinator provides visitors with
fun and innovative educational experiences using science,
technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). The
Science Show Coordinator will conduct an ever-changing array
of robust demonstrations that utilize the science center’s
various unique content to engage families, students, teachers
and all other guests with diverse needs and backgrounds.
This is a temporary part-time position that will
work 25 hours per week. The length of the program is from
January 2015 to May 2015.
The principal duties of the position include:
- At least 40% of regularly scheduled work time should
be devoted to administrative responsibilities including
but not limited to: scheduling, supply ordering, communications,
and other duties as assigned.
- Work collaboratively with the Science Show Demonstrator
and Fleet personnel to oversee demonstration experiences.
- Conduct innovative educational demonstrations designed
for public audience ensuring these experiences are responsive
to all guests and their needs thus enabling their effective
- Schedule Science Show staff and coordinate daily implementation
of demonstration experiences.
- Implement demonstrations for special events and weekend
programs as needed.
- Model best practices of informal guest experiences appropriate
to science centers.
Some of the perks the Fleet offers for part-time employees
- Complimentary passes to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
- Complimentary passes to other San Diego attractions.
- Free admission to many of the other San Diego museums
and cultural institutions including the San Diego Zoo and
- Discounts in the North Star Science Store and Galileo's
- Special Invitations to private staff-only preview film
screenings and exhibits openings.
Required Experience and Skills:
- Strong background in one or more science, technology,
engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) disciplines required.
- Public performing, public speaking, or teaching experience
- Understanding of educational best practices.
- Ability to provide high level customer service experiences.
- Strong desire to interact with children and the general
public in informal educational settings.
- Ability to work independently as well as within a diverse
- Strong verbal communication skills with emphasis on public
speaking and presenting information to diverse audiences
in an understandable and compelling fashion.
- Ability to organize time effectively and manage multiple
tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work in front of a live audience, standing
and/or walking for entire shift.
- Ability to work flexible evening and weekend work schedule.
Please apply on our website located here: http://rhfleet.atsondemand.com/.
Applications should be submitted by December 31, 2014.
Director of Education - Elementary Institute of Science
The Elementary Institute of Science (EIS) is a nonprofit
that has been providing engaging,
handson science enrichment programs for students, ages 6
to 18, for the past 50 years.
Our mission is to give children of all backgrounds opportunities
to build a bright future by
stimulating an understanding of science and technology. Located
near the corner of Market
and Euclid, our after school, weekend, and summer programs
are a nationally respected
model of STEM education, (Science,Technology, Engineering
Qualifications for the Director of Education Position
The ideal candidate for the Director of Education will have
experience providing classroom
instruction and supervising staff in a school or after school
student enrichment program.
Competitive candidates will have a teaching credential or
a science background and Spanish
language proficiency is a plus.
Director of Education Job Description
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Education’s
key responsibility is to
develop, oversee and evaluate STEM enrichment instruction
for our students. The Director of
Education recruits, trains and supervises instructors most
of whom are graduate students or
upper division undergraduate students with a STEM related
degree or academic major.
Additional responsibilities include cultivating relationships
with local schools and other
community organizations to recruit students and develop new
programs. This position is also
maintains relationships with corporations, museums and individuals
who provide STEM
enrichment presentations and instructional resources.
- direct and shape curricula and teaching program
- recruit, hire, train and supervise teaching staff
- evaluate teacher performance and provide guidance for
- ensure student safety and oversee applicable regulatory
- ensure teaching staff is trained and complies with appropriate
interaction and supervision normsresearch and secure curricula
enrichment resources such as field trips, visiting lecturers
- oversee proper use of educational equipment, classrooms
- develop and maintain budget and prioritize expenditures
for instructional staff,
educational materials, supplies and field trip expenses
- conduct regular outreach presentations in schools and
community based organizations
to recruit new students and build awareness of EIS
- foster collaborative relationships with school administrators,
other nonprofits and local
universities’ education departments
- seek out partnerships with businesses, museums and other
nonprofits to enhance the
educational program and bring in additional educational
resources and support
document educational accomplishments and units of service,
design and implement
- where applicable, design program curricula to comply
with local, state and national
standards such as California’s Common Core Curriculum and
the Next Generation
With the help of EIS’ Administrative Director:
- publicize EIS programs to promote enrollment in target
- develop, implement and oversee efficient electronic student
- maintain regular communications with parents
- supervise and train Office Manager (reception/administrative
staff) in Education
With the help of Director of Development:
- design and implement new programs for the purpose of
reaching more students and
increasing revenues by both grant funding and fees for service
- Supervise Program Administrator in performing the following
tasks related to the
Education Department:student registration and billing communications
- supervision of student arrivals and pick up, and assisting
in student supervision
other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Board
Application Closing Date: Wednesday, January 26,
Education Manager Full time/Salary DOE/Benefits
Sierra Nevada Journeys Sacramento Division
The Education Manager works at our satellite office in Sacramento,
CA. Sacramento is located 90 miles from San Francisco, 105
miles from Lake Tahoe, and is the state capitol of California.
Harvard researchers have named Sacramento as “America’s Most
Diverse City”. There’s an easy international airport 11 miles
from downtown, but with everything to do in Sacramento you
might not need it too often! From art to food to events to
history, Sacramento’s culture will keep you busy year-round.
If you decide you’ve had enough of city life and want to connect
with the outdoors you don’t have to go far – Sacramento tied
with San Francisco and Boston for third place in a rating
of our nation’s best park systems.
SNJ is seeking a dynamic education professional to expand
the program base for Sierra Nevada Journeys in Sacramento,
CA. This position requires a motivated individual with an
entrepreneurial spirit who is passionate about building scientific
literacy and critical thinking capacity through outdoor science
education across classrooms that mirror the demographics in
Northern California. We are seeking someone prepared to teach
in a variety of settings (classroom, outdoors, family science
nights), recruit and lead volunteers and interns, develop
new school relationships and finalize program sales with schools.
The position requires an individual who is able to thrive
independently and in an atmosphere with a “start-up” feel
as the sole full-time SNJ presence in Sacramento (initially),
while being supported by a successful non-profit on the cutting
edge of the Informal Education industry. The Education Manager
will report directly to SNJ’s Education Director, who is based
in Reno, NV. To apply, please send resume, cover letter,
and list of three professional references to
firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of
your email please include “California Education Manager” and
your last name.
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Application Deadline is January 1, 2015