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Assistant Education Director (Full-Time)

The Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) is a not-for profit corporation whose mission is to promote the teaching of participatory, inquiry-based science, mathematics and technology/engineering education at the K-12 levels in partnership with museums and other non-profit organizations. MITS provides Professional Development programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators.

The Assistant Education Director works closely with the Director of Education to coordinate and maintain current MITS programs, provide programmatic and administrative support for these programs, and assist with developing new initiatives. This is a full-time position based in Quincy, MA with some travel throughout Massachusetts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and coordinate Professional Development Institutes for K-12 educators

Assist with development, implementing and managing:

  • Professional Development Seminar Series for MITS partner organizations

Customized School Services

  • Assist with organizing and presenting professional development workshops, conference presentations and other presentations for teachers, museum educators and informal educators
  • Work with MITS Lead Educators to coordinate logistics, registration, marketing and record keeping for Summer Professional Development Institutes and workshops
  • Serve as the liaison for MITS to institutes of higher education providing credit for MITS institutes
  • Market and promote MITS programs and resources
  • Assist with mailings, record keeping and other office tasks as required


  • Masters Degree in education, science or related field
  • Formal and/or informal teaching experience using inquiry based, hands-on methods
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and in a team
  • Knowledge of national and Massachusetts education issues, standards, and STEM initiatives
  • Willingness to travel to meetings throughout MA

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: August 24th or until the position is filled.

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To apply, send cover letter and resume to Sandra Ryack-Bell, Executive Director, MITS, 1354 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169, or to MITS is an equal opportunity employer.

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