Carnegie Museum of Natural History seeks occasional museum educators to conduct programs both on and off site. Museum educators lead instruction for groups of varying sizes and ages, plan educational experiences using unique museum resources, and work collaboratively with a team of educators to deliver effective and engaging programs.
Position Requirements: We are looking for energetic, charismatic individuals who can problem-solve and are interested in learning and teaching about how natural history affects contemporary life. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, prior experience working with children and/or adults in an educational capacity, and a valid driver’s license for use in travel to off-site outreach programs.
1. Have a working knowledge of one or more topics in environmental science, geology, biology, paleontology and anthropology.
2. Have experience presenting programming with live animals.
3. Are available for daylight and evening hours as well as weekends.
4. Have a working knowledge of best-practices in guiding student-directed inquiry and planning differentiated instruction.
5. Are dexterous with the use of audio-visual technology and computers.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is completed as part of the new hire process. However, if you would like to apply for the documents on your own or for more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
All applications must be submitted through the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh website
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Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.
From rock groups to Campbell’s soup, from T. rex to submarine decks—the four Carnegie Museums are home to hundreds of thousands of objects, including some of the world’s great art and the remains of the Earth’s largest prehistoric creatures. They’re home, too, to thousands of exhibition spaces that make us wonder—about our world, the Universe, the past, and the future. Most importantly, they’re th...e participants and the hosts of daily exploration—onsite, out in the community, and around the world. They are Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum.