Massachusetts Institute of Technology Education Programs Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

EDUCATION PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, MIT Museum, to join the team that produces the Museum’s educational and public programs in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, alumni/ae, and community organizations. Will report to the director of education and public programs and lead the delivery of programs for middle and high school and general audiences. Responsibilities include identifying, developing, and promoting new educational offerings including hands-on elements; developing pre- and post-workshop resources for educators; recruiting, training, and supervising part-time instructors, summer educators, interns, and volunteers; conducting evaluations of programs and participants; designing and leading professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators; working with Museum staff, faculty, alumni/ae, students, and volunteers on content development and delivery of programs; contributing ideas and developing innovative programs to offer in the future MIT Museum in Kendall Square; leading tours of the museum galleries; and assisting with organization and implementation of large-scale annual events and general audience programs.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: undergraduate degree in STEM field; minimum of three years’ experience teaching middle or high school students in formal or informal settings; familiarity with program delivery to school, family, and community audiences; enthusiasm for the development and delivery of hands-on programs in science, engineering, art, and technology; practical skills (mechanical, electrical, or electronic); excellent organizational, research, computing, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills. Must show a considerable degree of creativity and initiative. Job #14970-N

The ability to work school vacation weeks and occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays is required.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14970

Functional Area: Museum

Department: Museum

School Area: Associate Provost for the Arts

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No