The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed December 24 & 25
We’ll bring our science programs to you.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
The Education Facilitator works with learners of all ages (but primarily elementary-aged kids), making science fun with hands-on experiences in different exhibit spaces at The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s only public science center. In addition to facilitating learning, this position also cares for the accessibility and safety of the learning spaces and communicates any perceived need to supervisors.
Our job is to do science interactively and playfully, but we take our work seriously and understand the impact that it has on a learner’s relationship with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). In this position you will have the chance to collaborate with a supportive team, learn about science communication, inspire creativity & curiosity, and explore how to facilitate learning in exhibits related to Physics, Math, Nature and Engineering.
This position’s pay range is $18.07/hr – $18.32/hr, depending on experience.
The Public Science Center Education Team represents the group of educators and volunteers who facilitate the variety of interactive experiences throughout The Lawrence’s Exhibits, Learning Labs and Guided Programs as part of daily operations and special events. Through research-based pedagogy, committed reflection on practice, and co-designed educational spaces and experiences, the team acts as the face and the core of The Lawrence’s in- person education landscape.
Current exhibit/experiences offerings will include:
Student Assistant 4 (Lead Education Facilitator) & Public Education Specialist
Will develop skills for: informal STEM education, education pedagogy, teamwork, communication, reflective practice and self-initiated growth, giving and incorporating feedback, public speaking, and time management.
This position hires year-round depending on operational and program needs. We accept applications year round, but are usually hiring at higher volumes at the transition between different school terms (start and end of Fall, Spring & Summer). Depending on volume of applications and operational needs, applications might be deferred to the following school term.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and availability (class schedule or description of your availability) to Bia Moraes, at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Education Facilitator Application.
Title: Education Facilitator (UC Berkeley Student Job)
Pay Rate: $16.99-$17.24 depending on experience
Classification: Student Assistant II
Work Hours: Variable; 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Sunday, as well as holidays and breaks – minimum of 8 hrs/week, maximum of 19.5hrs/week, one weekend shift (Sat or Sun) required
Work study: This is both a work-study and a non-work-study position. All students are encouraged to apply. If you have a work-study award, let us know during the application process.
To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and availability to Bia Moraes, at email@example.com with the subject line: Education Facilitator Application.