All Other Positions - Saint Louis Science Center
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Job Title: Manager, YES Program
Job Location: Saint Louis Science Center
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Saint Louis Science Center
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-286-4688
Job Description:
Do you want to be in an environment where guests are having fun playing games, experiencing virtual reality, gazing at starts in the universe, experiencing world-class exhibitions, AND watching great movies? Then the Saint Louis Science Center is for you. Our team members create memorable moments for our guests and you can be part of that as a Manager, YES Program. 

This position will provide teens in the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program with inquiry-based learning experiences in an informal educational setting, with an emphasis in ‘Engineering’

  • Develop the training module for incoming students to teach elementary groups during the summer session.
  • Develop the Engineering curriculum including projects and lesson plans for the student to undertake each Saturday beginning in the fall session.
  • Oversee and coordinate the program’s outreach and volunteer staff in addition to the progress of each student employee within the Engineering component.
  • Participate in the development of new programs for these areas, as a member of project teams, as well as other forms of educational delivery and programmatic initiatives.

  • Deliver formal and/or educational experiences on- and off-site
  • Prepare and teach workshops that provide formal/informal learning activities that comply with GLE and Common Core standards.
  • Provide input for and participate in ongoing professional development sessions.
  • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the YES program by attending staff meetings and training. sessions that encourage teamwork and professional growth.
  • Present College and Career readiness experiences.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Two or more years teaching an informal or formal setting
  • Curriculum development experience a plus.

Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate study in Education is required; Subject matter expertise and two-three years relevant experience may be substituted for education.

  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Must have diplomacy.
  • Must have strong communication skills, patience, and energy.
  • Ability to interact well with people of diverse ages, cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, flexible, creative, professional, enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work varied hours, including weekends, evenings and/or holidays.

Must be able to set up classroom equipment and materials
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
Must be able to traverse the facility and lead students to safety in the event of an emergency
Certain activities may require close vision

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.