Are you an experienced science professional looking for a new opportunity? We invite you to join our Cape Fear Museum team and help us create engaging and educational science content and experiences for our visitors. As the science content developer, you will research and create accessible scientific content to support Museum exhibits, programs and publications. You will also develop successful interpretive strategies and interactives for exhibits. This is a unique opportunity for an imaginative, creative, and experienced science professional and gifted communicator.
A department of New Hanover County, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science collects, preserves and interprets objects relating to the history, science, and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. The Museum makes those objects and their interpretation available to the public through educational exhibitions and programs.
Contribute to the development of successful grant proposals by researching and writing as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Ability to read and understand scientific literature and communicate scientific principles. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to write clearly, concisely, and imaginatively. Skilled in using computers and applicable software. Ability to work successfully in a team environment as well as independently. Knowledge of evaluation methods in informal education settings. Knowledge and skill in museum exhibit methodology.
Bachelor's degree in the sciences and 3-5 years of experience in exhibit and program development for informal science or similar setting. Master's degree preferred. Demonstrated experience in research and science writing for diverse public audiences.
Valid NC Driver's License
Priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by Wednesday, December 13th.
The hiring range for this position is $41,903 to $46,000 Annually
Applicants are required to thoroughly complete the on-line application and must attach a cover letter and resume.
To apply please visit: https://humanresources.nhcgov.com/employment/job-opportunities/
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