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Museum of Science Senior Education Associate, Bilingual in Boston, Massachusetts

The Senior Education Associate - Bilingual English/Spanish will serve in a senior department role as they research, develop and present programs to museum and community audiences ranging from young learners to informed adults. The programs will be presented in both English and Spanish, and based on topics in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In addition to working with the education team, they will participate in the project development of MOS en Espa?ol, expanding the Museum\'s Spanish language programming onsite, online, and in the community. The educator will act as a resource for scientific content for the division and will continually learn and develop innovative, culturally responsive programs across all education channels including in-gallery interpretations, stage presentations, digital content presented online via live broadcast and prerecorded videos, and outreach including in-community and in-school programs. The associate will also set new directions for the Museum through innovating new experiences and formats to enhance educational programming and attract and serve new audiences. The associate will assist the department managers and directors mentoring and training associates and part-time staff. RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a variety of STEM programming 2-3 days per week across all education channels in both English and Spanish. Develop and lead the creation of new programing for both English-Speaking and Spanish-speaking audiences, as needed, across all education channels (2-3 programs per year). Collaborate with other departments to support the development of partnerships with the Hispanic and LatinX community in the greater Boston area. Collaborate with others in the department to help maintain 1 - 2 educational areas or key resources such as teaching spaces and stages. Learn to teach responsibly and safely using Museum resources - including scientific demonstration equipment like the Theater of Electricity, chemicals, live animals, biological materials, Museum vehicles, and others. Train, mentor, and advise 4-6 full and part time staff per year. Serve as a content and education expert on 1-2 grants, research projects, or exhibition teams per year. Represent the department on 1-3 cross-divisional and collaborative project teams with external partners per year to support education initiatives (including supporting special events, informal education research projects, etc.). Travel offsite to visit schools or communities as needed. Regularly work a weekend day. Occasionally work a flexible schedule including some holidays, some Friday evenings and other times in order to accommodate serving guests during school vacations, extended summer hours, and other special projects and requests. WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours / week, Sunday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Saturday. REPORTS TO: Director, Museum Programs MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science or Arts degree. 5 or more years of STEM fields or education background. Demonstrated proficiency in science and technology education for public audiences (such as a classroom or informal educational setting such as a zoo, aquarium, or museum). Demonstrated ability to read and Speak Spanish. Demonstrated ability to develop innovative, high quality educational activities and experiences for children or families. Proven ability to provide excellent customer service in a high volume environment as well as comfort working In large groups. Comfort with handling and being around live animals. Demonstrated communication skills (verbal/oratory and written). Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously, paying close attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a team. Demonstrated ability to mentor or supervise others. STARTING SALARY: Exempt (Salaried). \$57,850 - \$62,850 / year