Museum Educator (Part time)

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Museum Educator (Part time)



Organization Summary

The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build.

We are a private, nonprofit institution, created by Congress in 1980 to commemorate American achievements in architecture, design, and engineering and to encourage excellence in the building arts. Today, the National Building Museum transforms understanding of the history and impact of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and design. Through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events, we welcome all ages to experience stories about the built world and its power to shape our lives, communities, and futures.

Our Commitment

At the Museum, we pursue diversity and endeavor to create an inclusive and accessible environment for our staff, visitors, stakeholders, and Board members. We value diverse perspectives and believe the power of diversity enriches us all. Creating an inclusive environment is critical to every individuals work. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Position Description

The Museum Educator (Part time) joins the Museum at an exciting time of transition and expansion. With new leadership and a new vision for impact, the Museum is committed to offering curriculum, programs and experiences that educate and inspire future generations of building industry professionals and community leaders. The Museum Educator (Part time) operates under the direction of the Vice President of Education and Engagement. The Museum Educator (Part time) is an energetic, collaborative, and extremely organized individual who facilitates and manages the execution of education programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and delivers on-site youth engagement and education programs.
  • Uses knowledge of the principles, and practices pertaining to museum education and interpretive practices, in hands-on, inquiry-driven, and mission-driven learning experiences.
  • Presents high-quality education and engagement programming and effectively manages instructional materials.
  • Documents program evaluations and makes recommendations for improvements in a timely manner.
  • Effectively executes some administrative responsibilities related to education and engagement programs.
  • Effectively applies organizational and problem-solving skills.

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Job Category: Education/Teaching
Position Type: Part Time
Salary Range (annual): -
Experience: -
Education Level: -