Job | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Museum Educator Associate (Part-time)


  • Position: Museum Educator Associate (Part-time)
  • Employer: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Qualifications: BA/BS in science and/or education with coursework in evolution, ecology, paleontology or related sciences plus two (2) years’ experience developing, writing and/or presenting educational material
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  • Application Deadline: the position is available until filled. Apply until February 13, 2018
  • Applications: here
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Offer full description:

Museum Educator Associate (Part-time)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Working Title: Museum Educator Associate (Part-time)

Department: University Museum-0932

Requisition Number: S_180057

Posting Open Date: 01/29/2018

Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 02/13/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Description of Work: Delivers on-site school gallery programs with natural history content. Delivers and supports virtual field trip gallery programs. Assists with development of new gallery and virtual field trip programs. Assists in development of new kits to supplement virtual field trips. Coordinates, presents and oversees programming for the new 4th floor Science Explore Zone. Assists with coordination and oversight of special family programs and camps and attends these programs and camps. Serves as back-up for Museum Reservations. Other duties as assigned.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

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Minimum Required Qualifications: BA/BS in science and/or education with coursework in evolution, ecology, paleontology or related sciences plus two (2) years’ experience developing, writing and/or presenting educational material. Previous experience in a museum, zoo, classroom, nature center or similar cultural organization applies. Some experience presenting virtual field trips. Work history will demonstrate knowledge of technical aspects of video conferencing, presentation skills in classroom and community settings, ability to communicate effectively within a wide range of topics. Skills and ability to produce virtual field trips both technically and scholastically. Deep range of technical problem solving skills relating to video conferencing equipment, connections and software. Ability to troubleshoot required.
Demonstrate ability to communicate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) content in programming for K-12 or family audiences. Familiarity with Nebraska State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and/or Common Core Standards, as demonstrated by coursework or life experiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have experience in a customer service position and in utilizing and compiling databases. Demonstrated ability to multitask in a highly active environment. Professional or educational background in the field of natural history.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required: No

Physical Required: No

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances: No

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Criminal History Background Check Required: Yes

Posted Salary: $17.00/hr minimum

How to Apply: Click here. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will also be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDFformat.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact: Kathy French 402-472-6647

Job Category (old): Managerial/Professional

Job Type: Part-Time

Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5): Some weekend and evening times required

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No

Planned Hire Date: 3/01/2018″


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Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)

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