We are looking for energetic and charismatic individuals who are interested in learning and teaching about how natural history affects contemporary life through topics in environmental science, geology, biology, and anthropology. Candidates must have prior experience working with young people and/or adults in an educational capacity. Candidates with bachelor's degree and experience presenting educational programs in informal settings are preferred. Ideal candidates are available for daylight hours, Monday through Friday, throughout the summer and have a working knowledge of best practices in guiding student-directed inquiry and planning differentiated instruction. Dexterity with the use of audio-visual technology and computers is preferred. Some weekend and evening work may be required as needed.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires constant mobility around the classroom and through museum exhibit halls for several hours at a time. If the person is not able to bend or lift items of 20 – 50 lbs, they must be willing to ask for assistance performing tasks that require these actions.
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