Science Labs Program Manager - Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

Salary:$29,000-$33,000 plus benefits. 

For over 35 years the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (AAHOM) and the Leslie Science & Nature Center, have been creating moments of discovery that inspire curiosity, exploration and respect for STEM and the natural world. With more than 250 interactive science and technology exhibits, children of all ages have the opportunity to create and participate in hands-on adventures.  More information can be found at and

The Science Labs Program Manager collaborates with the Education/Programs, Exhibits, and Operations teams to develop and supervise innovative educational lab programs and experiences for school age children at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and partnership programming sites through in person workshops and via video conferencing technology.

Key Duties

  • Develops, manages, and evaluates ScienceWorks Labs, Distance Learning Labs and relevant partnership programs. Serves as lead educator and model of best practices
  • Oversees maintenance, inventory, and storage of related program materials and spaces
  • Trains and evaluates education staff on ScienceWorks Labs, Distance Learning Labs, and relevant partnership programming.
  • Collaborates with Program and education Manager Team to hire, train, evaluate, and supervise staff, create staff schedules, provide professional development, and maintain program quality; serves as primary manager generating Museum’s education staff schedule. 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of related experience, is required. Three years of teaching experience with a background in pedagogy, education and/or museum programs and ability to integrate state and national science and literacy standards into programming. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate with a broad range of ages and interests. A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is required.

Full job description and how to apply:

Posted on the MMA website 4/1/2019.

 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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