Applications are now being accepted for Education Programmer in the Education Department at Imagination Station Science and History Museum in Wilson, NC. The Imagination Station Science and History Museum is a growing institution that has an established science education program and a developing history program.

This is a permanent, full-time position of 40 hours per week.


Education Programmer

Present engaging science and history programs, experiences and specialty events to audiences of all ages. During the school year, this position works primarily with Pre-K - 12th grade students, leading structured, interpretive programs. During the summer season and school vacations, this position may work with visitors of all ages presenting specialty events and camp programs.

• Lead engaging, creative, and educational experiences for audiences of all ages, involving hands-on and inquiry-based activities. May include programs at our museum or with our Science-and-History-On-Wheels program.

• Create and teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs, especially programs that emphasize technology and engineering.

• Familiar with NC Curriculum Standards for K-12th grades.

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to develop, evaluate programs.

• Handle and present to the public a variety of species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and arthropods.

• Organize rooms, program props, and materials for programs. Keep track of all museum materials used in the programs.

• Must be enthusiastic and customer-service oriented and deal with all visitors and education program participants in a courteous and professional manner. Enjoy working with the public including diverse populations and people of all ages.

• Ability to work effectively as a team member, and independently with little supervision.

• Flexibility in dealing with program delivery and changes in deadlines and operation protocol as situations come up.

• Prepare and submit receipts, files, and other reports as requested.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends, evenings and holidays.

• Lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while handling, lifting, and storing program supplies, kits, and bulk food supplies.

• Valid NC State Drivers License.


• Prefer a minimum of two years of experience in engineering, physics, natural science, biology, environmental, or museum education.

• BA or BS from an accredited institution of higher education.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient and experienced with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel, PPT and Outlook), and Internet research.

TO APPLY: résumés are only accepted through email. Please email the information to No other forms of application will be accepted. Cover letter, résumé, and a minimum of 3 references are required when applying for this position. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2017