This position researches, develops and presents innovative astronomy, STEM, and cultural programs; including the creation of curriculum materials, while adhering to management guidance and New Jersey State Learning Standards (Next Generation Science Standards). This position also serves as a liaison to schools, camps, and groups, coordinating visits and programming, as well as presenting content and operating planetarium equipment.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Physical or Natural Sciences, Education or related field
2. Two or more years of experience developing, delivering/presenting innovative STEM programming that required strong project, multi-tasking and time management skills, excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to effectively interact and engage diverse student and other audiences
3. General understanding of current trends in astronomy, technology and science education
4. Proficiency with computer and audio/visual technology and equipment for projection and live events.