Job Description

Bilingual Educator Performer I - 3/4 Time
Position Status 3/4 time
Pay Range $16.50 - $17.50/hour
Close Date 10/25/19
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Job Description:

Get out of the office and get into the community!

We have a new exciting museum experience that we are rolling out to the Denver community and across Colorado – The Curiosity Cruiser. It’s a pop-up trailer that has been customized to deliver food/flavor science experiences out in the community – at fairs/festivals, and a variety of other venues.

We are looking for some Curiosity Cruiser Ambassadors. What is that? Someone who can help deliver informal science education and experiences as we are travelling around the Denver area attending special events. 

You will work with a team of exceptional Educator Performers as you help with activities in and around the Curiosity Cruiser; you’ll need to like being outdoors,  be able to lift a heavy tub or two, and most importantly, enjoy engaging with our diverse community.

You’ll also have the opportunity to deliver other programming here at the museum and help build the relationships and infrastructure that will get this exciting new venture up and running.

 

Essential duties:

 

  • Deliver community, public, family, children’s, teen and adult programs on a variety of topics and through a range of formats.
  • Assume an active role in creating dynamic, guest focused and inclusive experiences for our guests.
  • Impact and inspire visitors/participants through skillful engagement and accomplished educational practice.

 

 

Minimum qualifications/ Requirements:

 

  • Fluent Bilingual Spanish-English.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 years’ experience in teaching/education, community engagement or performance required.
  • Colorado Driver’s License with excellent driving record required.
  • Evenings and weekend availability required.

 

Ideal candidate will have:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science/related field, education or demonstrated affinity for science and collaborative/informal learning.
  • A love of engaging with people.

 

 

Three Quarter (32-36 hours per week. Wednesday-Sunday schedule)

Weekday shifts will primarily be 8 hour shifts between 1:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Weekend shifts will be primarily 8 hour shifts between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Perks of working at DMNS Include:

 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Free DMNS Family Plus membership plus free admission to all Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) across the country

  • Free access to Museum exhibits, IMAX, and Gates Planetarium

  • Free local admission to The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, The Denver Botanic Gardens, and Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

  • Free RTD ECO pass

  • Alternative transportation (ECOmmute) rewards program

  • On-site activities (run club, yoga, Spanish language)

  • American Alliance of Museums Membership (AAM)

  • Click here to see the full benefits and perks of working at the Denver museum of Nature & Science!

 

 

Core values:

 

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy.

 

Application Instructions:

 

Please submit your cover letter in Spanish and resume by October 25th.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Second round applicants invited to onsite interviews must be available either Monday October 28th 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., or Wednesday October 30th 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

  Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.

 

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

 

The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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