Educator (Role Title: Education Support Specialist I)VMNH Logo
Posted: July 14, 2014
Position #: 00093
Minimum Starting Salary: $20,484
Salary Range: Pay Band 2
Location: Martinsville, Virginia

An exceptional job opportunity as Educator with the Virginia Museum of Natural History is now available. This is a full-time position with state benefits.

Job Description: As a VMNH Educator, you will join a vibrant education team to provide a wide variety of the museum’s education and public programming, including at-the-museum, outreach, distance learning, after-school, summer camps, and special events. The education team’s mission is to inspire people of all ages to explore the world around them. All staff educators are involved in the design, development, and evaluation of education programs. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this team dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement progressive teaching methods, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences. For more information about the museum’s educational offerings, click here.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include bachelor’s degree in education, science or natural history, or STEM-H related field or equivalent experience; at least 2 years of experience in education field.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with educational technology preferred.

Compensation and Benefits Package: The position is Pay Band 2 (minimum starting salary: $20,484).  An excellent state benefits package (including health insurance and retirement) is offered and detailed at this link.

Application Process: The Commonwealth of Virginia online employment application is available at Only online applications are accepted. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. If you need assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Human Resources Office at 276-634-4158. Open until filled.

The Virginia Museum of Natural History complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.??We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. The successful applicant must furnish proof of identity and employment eligibility and is subject to a background check.