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Science Educator, Americorps Service Member [Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 20, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications due August 15, 2014

The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium seeks a qualified individual to assist the education team in a variety of science program areas for one full year. Position Description: As an AmeriCorps Member Program Associate, you will share responsibility for providing and developing educational programs to students and the general public. Duties will include planetarium-based program design and presentations, outdoor astronomy programming, and other educational programming and initiatives as assigned. As part of the Museum’s science education team, your goal is to inspire wonder in the natural world for Museum visitors. The right candidate is a self-starter who has experience working with kids, working with a public audience, is both familiar with and comfortable spending time in the out-of-doors, is a problem-solver, thinks quick on their feet, is patient and supportive of the visitors we serve, is (or strives to be) a creative educator, and is committed to clear and effective communication. Interest in natural history is a plus. Length of Service: Full time position completing 1700 total hours, to be served from September 2014 through August 2015. Can be a two-year position, subject to renewal by the Executive Director. Payment is a stipend through AmeriCorps that includes health insurance and an education award: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps Schedule: Tuesdays through Saturdays Application Deadline: August 15, 2014 Please submit resume and contact information for three professional references, to Leila Nordmann, Director of Programs at lnordmann@fairbanksmuseum.org Or mail to: Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium 1302 Main Street St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

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