The Slater Museum of Natural History is now accepting applications for positions with our Education and Outreach team.
The Education and Outreach Coordinator is an AmeriCorps position.
The Slater Museum of Natural History’s mission is to provide a resource for STEM, environmental, and natural history education, research, and inspiration for local and international communities. The AmeriCorps member will serve as our Education and Outreach Coordinator. The member is the primary facilitator of our specimen-based “Nature in the Classroom” program (NIC). Duties include teaching NIC lessons in schools, publicizing the program, and facilitating the use of NIC materials by local educators. At least 250 hours of the member’s term will be spent in the classroom teaching NIC curricula. The AmeriCorps member will also be involved in training teachers in NIC, coordinating and conducting behind- the-scenes tours of the museum, recruiting and training volunteer docents who assist with tours, and staffing the museum during open hours. Opportunities for practical museum experience include exhibit development, training in specimen preparation, and interaction with curatorial staff.