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Museum Educator

  • October 07, 2019 12:20 PM
    Message # 7921306

    Position: Museum Educator

    The Long Island Museum

    Stony Brook, New York.



    The museum educator is responsible for working with the members of the education department to assist with the development, implementation and delivery of education programming for children, adults and senior citizens. The educator is also responsible for a wide range of detailed administrative duties. This is a full-time status position of 25 hours per week, Tuesday – Friday with some evening/weekend hours as scheduled. This position reports to the Director of Education.  



    • Collaborates with other museum educators in the planning, preparing and teaching of collections-based programs for senior citizens and school-age children including students with diverse learning and behavioral needs. This includes school programs, access programs, scout programs, after-school programs, vacation programs and summer workshops.
    • Maintains and organizes all program and education department supplies and teaching materials to ensure smooth daily operation.
    • Manages and implements school outreach programs.
    • Creates and updates pre and post visit materials for school field trip programs.
    • Works with the education and curatorial department to develop and facilitate educational public programs designed to support exhibitions and attract adult and family visitors.
    • Assists with various administrative tasks including maintaining mailing lists for distribution of brochures for school, children’s and public programs, as well as helping organize annual student and adult art shows.
    • Works select evenings/weekend public programs and participates in public programs for families and community groups.
    • Contributes to long range planning research, specifically focusing on outreach and evaluation.



    • Degree in museum education, education, special education, or related field preferred.
    • Experience teaching in a museum or classroom setting.
    • Collaboration, flexibility, attention to detail and teamwork are essential.
    • Excellent communication skills needed for interactions with schools, families and community organizations.
    • Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office; familiarity with social media is a plus.
    • Comfortable lifting and moving program related supplies and equipment.
    • This position involves some evening/weekend work.


    How to apply:

    Send resume and cover letter to agass@longislandmuseum.org or to:

    Anna Gass, Human Resources Administrator                                                                                     

    The Long Island Museum

    1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790

    Fax 631-751-0353

    Last modified: October 07, 2019 12:25 PM | Rachel Ruller

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