|a. Required –
i. Master’s Degree, preferably in museum studies or education.
ii. Minimum of five years in evaluation of education programs, exhibits, survey research or related field
iii. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
iv. Strong project management skills with ability to successfully manage several large initiatives simultaneously.
v. Ability to work well with staff, visitors, and partners in professional, education, and evaluation settings.
vi. Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
vii. Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team on multiple, simultaneous, diverse projects.
viii. Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines.
ix. Advanced knowledge of experimental design, data collection methods and analysis.
x. Proficiency with statistical applications, electronic database collection tools and database management (e.g. SPSS).
xi. Strong understanding of audience research and learning in a museum setting.
xii. High level of energy and enthusiasm, positive attitude, service-oriented.
xiii. Ability to interact respectfully with supervisors, fellow employees volunteers and science center visitors.
b. Preferred – Experience with evaluation and assessment in a museum or other informal science education setting.
c. Desired – PhD in research and evaluation methodology, social science or education.