Cleveland Museum of Natural History Job Opening
Jason Davis announced a full-time Astronomy Education Coordinator at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Cleveland, Ohio. The Shafran Planetarium will be installing a 4K Digistar 6 system in May 2018.
Here is more information from Jason:
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. CMNH employs about 160 people. Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has currently launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy. The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic individual who is passionate about science education in our region and beyond.
Instruct and develop astronomy programs for school field trips, public visitors, and private events in the Nathan & Fannye Shafran Planetarium and Mueller Observatory.
Assist with astronomy-related summer camps.
Instruct outreach astronomy programs in schools, libraries and other settings using portable planetarium and/or telescopes.
Research upcoming presentation topics and assist in the production of images, audio, and video to enhance the program.
Share responsibility working evenings and weekends to present public programs and assist with lectures and special events.
Assist with general monitoring and maintenance of the planetarium and observatory. This includes but is not limited to computers, video projectors, and telescopes.
Communicate and work with an audience that is diverse in culture, age, race and abilities in a pleasant, tactful and enthusiastic manner.
For more information, here's the job listing!