Senior Educator Interpretation
The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) is seeking a Senior Educator for Interpretation to oversee the successful maintenance and execution of the museum interpretation programs. This individual will supervise interpretation staff and volunteers including hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating development of employees.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure all interactions museum visitors have with interpretive staff are dynamic enjoyable and informative
• Assist in designing new museum guided experiences and new interpretive experiences in galleries
• Develop and deliver storytelling and interpretation technique workshops; provide ongoing coaching to staff and volunteers
• Work with interpretive staff and volunteers and other education staff to organize and run special events at the Adler
Education required: Bachelors degree with course work in Science, Education and/or Theater. Masters in Museum Studies, Theater in Education or Science, preferred.
Experience required: Experience in supervising part-time staff, creating schedules, recruiting, performance evaluations and developing and leading trainings. Three or more years experience as museum interpreter or teacher. Science education and project management experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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