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The BIG TRUCKS are coming!!!

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Masks are required for all guests 2 years and older. Visit our Covid-19 Updates page for more information.

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BIG TRUCK DAY 2021

The big trucks are coming!!!
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Preregistration is recommended for all museum guests

Masks are required for all guests 2 years and older. Visit our Covid-19 Updates page for more information.

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Employment Opportunities

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The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is seeking a highly motivated candidate to serve as a Per Diem Educator. The educator will join the education team in developing and delivering high quality early childhood education programs in a museum setting and offsite. This position requires weekend and evening hours. 

Job Type: Per Diem, Temporary 

Salary: $15-$17/hour 

Job Description: 

  • Responsible for the development, teaching, and evaluation of museum programs. This includes group visits, birthday parties, special workshops, outreach programs, and community events that occur at the Museum and offsite.  
  • Welcome visitors, process admissions and sell museum memberships, answer phones, answer basic visitor questions and/or direct inquiries to appropriate staff.
  • Support museum operations by opening and closing the museum, assisting with group visits, parties, and special events; restocking exhibit areas; performing general museum cleaning; and participating with other projects as assigned. 
  • Prepare materials for each of the museum programs offered. 
  • Ensure that all museum rules and procedures are being followed, including emergency procedures. 
  • Provide a valuable and welcoming educational experience for museum visitors by engaging them in a friendly and dynamic manner. 
  • Maintaining clean and orderly classrooms and exhibit areas.
  • Candidate must be available weekends and some evenings. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. Education, Museum Studies, Science, Human Development) from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization, or 3 years of applicable experience. 
  • Enthusiasm about working with children of all ages and abilities.  
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children in a formal or informal setting. 
  • Comfortable presenting to large groups. 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional quality service to external and internal customers. 
  • Ability to work in a moderately paced environment, stand for sustained periods of time, and lift 50 pounds. 
  • Reliable means of transportation to get to and from outreach programs required. 

This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check and references. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Education at education@cmssny.org.