Employment Opportunities

The Iowa Children’s Museum is accepting applications for the position of Education Program Coordinator.  This is a full time, exempt position.  Generally Monday through Friday; hours are flexible.  Evenings and weekends as needed.  Reports to Director of Education.  Supervises museum educators.

Key Responsibilities:

Educational Curriculum Development and Implementation

  • Creates and oversees implementation of new and existing program content.
  • Trains staff on educational program content, group management skills, and facilitator protocol for all programs.
  • Provides direct supervision of all program facilitators
  • Creates STEM content for programs and outreach activities


Specific Programs:  Field Trips, Day Camps, Educational Outreach Programs and Events, Scout Events, Fun-tivities, and Celebrations

  • Develops curriculum that is aligned with appropriate school curriculum and state educational standards
  • Ensures that all programs are executed effectively to ensure visitor satisfaction and achievement of museum program goals.
  • Creates and facilitates museum’s participation in Outreach activities.


Job Qualifications:

  • College Degree in education, early childhood, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years’ experience educating children and/or developing active learning programs in an informal educational environment
  • STEM related expertise and/or experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Staff Management experience required
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Self-motivated and responsible
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Flexibility and calm demeanor is essential
  • Ability to work cohesively with a team for common goals
  • Enthusiastic about working in a children’s museum environment
  • Appreciates the value of serious fun


How to apply:

Please include a cover letter specific to this position, resume, and references.  Send this information electronically to ddunkhase@theicm.org and put in the subject line:  Program Coordinator.


Employment Application

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