Bell Museum, Director of Public Engagement and Science Learning

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:37 PM
    Message # 4849912

    The Bell Museum of Natural History and Planetarium is seeking a Director of Public Engagement and Science Learning. This position will develop and oversee the major interpretive initiatives of the Bell, the gateway to the sciences at the University of Minnesota. These initiatives leverage the resources of the Bell and the University in efforts to improve public understanding of science and the value of science for improving people’s lives. Major areas of interpretive oversight include:  exhibitions (onsite and traveling), planetarium, science education programs for youth and adults, outdoor learning landscape, and other initiatives, such as citizen science and teacher professional development.

    The efforts of this position focus on the activities taking place at the Bell, as well as through statewide outreach efforts. This individual is a dynamic and experienced leader with a passion for science and education and demonstrated success in engaging the public with current science research.

    A Master’s degree in science, education or a related discipline is required. 6 or more years of management experience and ability to inspire a large, diverse team of staff and partners.

    Acceptance of applications for this position will close on June 21st.  To apply, visit the University of Minnesota’s employment website:  https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs

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