Student Learning Facilitator - DuPage Children's Museum

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Student Learning Facilitator

Position Title: Student Learning Facilitator 
Status: Part Time, Non-Exempt
Job Classification: Play and Learning
Salary Range: $16–$18 per hour

Position Purpose: DuPage Children’s Museum Student Learning Facilitators bring joyful science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) learning experiences to children, from Kindergarten through Middle School.

The vision of DuPage Children’s Museum (DCM) is that all children thrive through access to extraordinary learning experiences. Student Learning Facilitators bring the vision of DCM to life for students in their classrooms and at DCM through engaging, learner-centered STEAM experiences. Programs may be delivered at DCM, local schools, or community organizations.

DCM’s Learning Lab Facilitators:

  • Lead the facilitation of DCM’s Learning Labs and other programs (scout programs, family events, camps, etc.);
  • Deliver education programming that is learner-centered, open ended, and constructivist based;
  • Support communication and follow up with program contacts (i.e. teachers, scout leaders, caregivers, etc.);
  • Maintain materials used for programs and report stock and maintenance needs appropriately;
  • Assist in the continuing improvement of existing programs and the development of new programs;
  • Maintain records regarding delivery, attendance, and evaluation of programs;
  • Assist in the training of new facilitators and volunteers;
  • Work with school or organization staff to ensure smooth logistics and delivery of labs;
  • Drive, load and unload materials, transport material, and add gasoline to DCM vehicles. May also use personal vehicle for these purposes.

Job Relationships:

  • Supervised by the Sr. Manager for Student Learning and Community Engagement;
  • Collaborate thoughtfully with other members of the Student Learning Team;
  • Work closely with all other departments, especially the Guest Experience department to ensure quality communication when facilitating programs at DCM;
  • Maintain excellent relationships with personnel at schools and other organizations.

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience and interest working with school age students;
  • Experience working in STEAM education in a classroom, museum, or informal learning environment;
  • Experience and comfort working with communities and cultures that are diverse, dynamic and ever-changing;
  • 4 year degree in education, science, art, engineering, or mathematics OR other relevant background such as volunteering/work experiences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Engaging and responsive facilitator of educational programming;
  • Ability to work effectively with students in diverse classroom environments;
  • Ability to create inclusive and safe learning experiences;
  • Comfortable adapting to new situations and different collaboration styles;
  • Must be curious, empathetic, and possess a growth mindset;
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to work offsite, independently, and take initiative to solve problems;
  • Work with others in collaborative settings to improve and plan programs;
  • Must have computer skills involving, but not limited to, Google Suite and Microsoft Office;
  • Must have access to reliable transportation, a valid Illinois driver’s license, and appropriate liability insurance;
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus


Download an Application
Please include a cover letter and your resume.

Submit to:
DuPage Children’s Museum
301 N. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540
Attn: Human Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is DCM’s policy to afford Equal Employment Opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, order of protection status, disability, certain military and veteran status, pregnancy, genetic conditions or predispositions, unfavorable discharge from the military, or citizenship status; disability discrimination by association; or discrimination based on traits associated with race; or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

This policy of Equal Employment applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, promotions, compensation, benefits, layoff, and return from layoff. This policy covers employees, independent contractors, non-employees, vendors, consultants, and volunteers.

DCM’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Statement

DCM’s vision is that all children thrive through access to extraordinary learning experiences. To succeed in our vision, DCM will continue to play our part in creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment for both our guests and employees.

Attracting, recruiting, and retaining a diverse workforce is essential to our success, providing us with a wealth of skills and ideas, increasing employee engagement, and tying us closer to the communities we serve.