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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: April 10, 2019
Departmental Overview Welcome to the University of California, Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Sciencethe country's only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today. Our mission is to inspire and foster science learning for allespecially for those with limited access to science.
Responsibilities Oversees implementation of
Ensuring the high-quality implementation of programs;
Maintenance and acquisition Inventors' Lab computer sicience equipment and supplies;
Training and work direction for student Lab staff working in computational thinking and computer science areas;
Training teaching staff, volunteers (teen and adult) on materials, equipment and program.
Delivery of museum education programming for camps, school groups, and professional educators.
Engages in program development and research focused on computational thinking and computer science activities
Advises School Programs, Camps, and Museum (Public) Programs on development and implementation of computational and computer-technology learning experiences
Consults with Hall evaluation team on the evaluation and improvement of activities for the visiting public
Works with Museum (Public) Programs staff on the hiring and supervision of students who work in computational thinking and computer science areas of Inventors' Lab
Works with Development staff (including Grants office) to fundraise for computational thinking and computer science programs, staff, equipment, and other needs
Engages in research on design, development, and implementation of learning experiences and associated assessments associated with learning experiences focused on computational thinking and computer science.
Develops sustainable collaborations with campus computer science departments and student organizations to support the design, use, and research about digital tools to support STEM learning
Plans and consults with developers of Hall programs and curricula, and adjusts existing courses and curricula in an accredited and/or certified public education environment.
Works on Hall curricular programs, with focus on computational or computer science, including professional learning and outreach.
Works with supervisor to develop, prepare, and reconcile budget for program(s).
Strong content background in computer or data science as well as understanding of science pedagogy.
Experience teaching science in formal or informal settings, and/or experience conducting professional development for secondary science teachers.
Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of educational curriculum and programs.
Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentations skills, for various audiences including the general public and secondary level educators.
Excellent organizational skills
Experience in database construction and management
Uses business software systems in the completion of work assignments (for example, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Able to lift kit boxes weighing up to 25 pounds.
Must be available for occasional work on weekends.
Possesses advanced analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrates the ability to gain thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures;
Advanced knowledge of functional area and understands how work impacts other areas of public educational programs.
Bachelor's degree in computer, data, or learning sciences or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Continuing education in related field required.
Master's or PhD prefered in computer, data, or learning sciences or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Two to five years of professional experience including science teaching, professional development or curriculum development: a combination of two or all three preferred.
Fluent in Spanish
Salary & Benefits This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range $55,100 - $84,000 For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Driving Required A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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