Joseph Moore Museum Education Lead – Earlham College, Richmond, IN

Become part of a dynamic college team bringing creative and fun STEM activities to the Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana area. Develop and play nerdy games/activities with kids and adults who love science and nature – and get paid for it!

The Joseph Moore Museum, on the campus of Earlham College, seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and broadly scientifically knowledgeable educator to lead our educational outreach and animal care teams. These teams provide educational STEM-based programs for school groups as well as the general public. The Museum Education Lead supports our undergraduate museum interpreter training program that prepares our undergraduate educators to confidently lead learner-centered experiences using best practices in informal education that are aligned with state educational standards and feature our natural and cultural history collections. Our programs cover a wide variety of topics ranging from paleontology and astronomy to Native American history. As a natural history museum within a small liberal arts college, we provide professional museum training for undergraduates while simultaneously offering educational programming for PreK-12 and the public in a geographic area of high STEM education need.

The Lead will become part of a dynamic team of museum faculty, supervised by the Museum Director and lead two teams of undergraduate students in outreach and animal care. The Lead must be confident working with live reptiles/amphibians and passionate about working with Earlham College students, providing sustained support for their growth as museum educators as part of their college learning experiences. This is a full time, 12-month, position supported by a part-time administrative assistant and part-time outreach and communications assistant.

Salary $37,000-$40,000 depending on experience.

For full details and to apply please visit Earlham College’s Employment page:

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