Carnegie Science Center delights, educates and inspires through interactive experiences in science and technology. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The Science Center also serves as a town square for community dialogue on science and its social implications and seeks to showcase regional science and technology advances. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 700,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes and off-site education programs.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Join the team that brings hands-on, relevant, and fun science experiences to hundreds of thousands of people every year. Carnegie Science Center is looking for a knowledgeable robotics instructor to deliver educational programming to summer campers ages 6-14. The robotics instructor will be responsible for leading campers through the design, programming, and troubleshooting of educational robotics kits such as Lego WeDo 2.0, Lego Mindstorms EV3’s, and Hummingbird Robotics.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Ideal candidates will have extensive knowledge and experience with educational robotics. Candidates should be patient, flexible, and comfortable leading a group of 15-30 students. Candidate must have experience working with children, and a degree in education is preferred. Candidates should be available to work full-time hours Monday-Friday between June 5th and August 10th
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required prior to beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
Obtaining the required clearances is part of the orientation process. However, if you would like more information, please visit http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/clearances/index.htm
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About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
There’s no cultural organization in the world quite like Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. With a legacy of discovery and outreach dating back to 1895, today we are a family of four diverse, dynamic museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. We’re committed to being inclusive, both onsite and online, and to exploring with our audiences the big ideas and issues of our time.