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College Internships:
Each summer, MoMath offers an internship program for college undergraduates. Interns who complete the program gain a strong level of knowledge and experience in what it takes to operate a successful business, as well as exposure to a variety of interesting programs, lectures and people. The expected commitment is five days per week, and it typically includes assignments on the floor of the Museum, in the retail shop, and in MoMath’s administrative office. Please note that internships are unpaid. MoMath is currently accepting applications for summer 2017 internships; applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and the application period will run through spring. More information on the program is available here, and the application form is available here.

High School Internships:
MoMath accepts a limited number of high school students for internships from September through June. This is a unique chance to improve your interpersonal and communication skills, explore mathematical concepts, and learn valuable job skills. MoMath interns interact with visitors on the Museum floor and train with professional educators, interpreters, and managers. These internships require a commitment of approximately one day per week, typically a Saturday or Sunday. Please note that internships are unpaid. MoMath is currently accepting applications for internships that will begin in the fall of 2017. Details on the program are available here and the application form is here.


Chief Development Officer

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a nationally unique institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math. Building on its early successes as Manhattan’s only hands-on science center and as an innovator in engaging the public with math, MoMath is entering an exciting period of expansion as it establishes its position as an important cultural institution and seeks a permanent physical location.

MoMath is seeking an experienced, dynamic Chief Development Officer to play an integral role in that expansion, ultimately leading a capital campaign which must raise over a hundred million dollars to secure the Museum’s new home. Reporting directly to the Executive Director/CEO of the Museum, the Chief Development Officer will serve as a key member of the Museum’s top leadership group, and will lead the Museum’s overall fundraising, expand its network of potential donors, and increase support from individual and institutional contributors.

This is a full-time permanent position based in New York City.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise all development staff of the Museum and shape the staffing of the development function
  • Plan strategies to develop donors, generate contributions, and recruit new Trustees in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees
  • Orchestrate the implementation of all development strategies
  • Lay the internal and external groundwork for success in the upcoming major capital campaign to secure the future of MoMath
  • Ensure that the Museum’s culture, systems, and procedures support fund development, and vice versa
  • Direct the capital campaign and other fundraising drives
  • Develop existing Museum relationships, and research, identify, and cultivate potential individual and institutional funders
  • Utilize a full spectrum of fundraising methods (e.g., personal appeals, applications and grant proposals, direct mail, email, and online fundraising)
  • Oversee a robust schedule of Museum cultivation and fundraising events
  • Set fundraising goals and budgets for each category of funding (individual, corporate, government, and foundation)
  • By managing the day-to-day operations of the development function, ensure that all administrative and operational aspects of development are executed at a high level of quality and efficiency
  • Report periodically on fundraising strategies and progress toward goals to the Board of Trustees and top Museum management
Qualifications:
  • Successful record of at least seven years in the development field
  • Experience with major capital campaign fundraising in New York City
  • Demonstrated proficiency in establishing and managing relationships with donors in all categories
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and organize an effective group of development professionals
  • At least ten years’ experience in not-for-profit organizations; significant experience with museums or educational institutions preferred
  • Proven ability to articulate, construct, and implement annual and long-term strategic development plans
  • Extraordinarily strong interpersonal skills, together with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail; ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Bachelors’ degree required; Masters’ preferred
  • CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) certification preferred

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; full suite of benefits included.

To apply, please send the following materials to cdo@momath.org with the subject line “Chief Development Officer”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Events Assistant

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath offers a broad variety of unique public events such as speaker series, performances, screenings, and family activities, and also hosts private events such as receptions, industry association affairs, and networking meetings. The Museum is seeking an Events Assistant to help organize these events and to serve as the primary point of contact for arrangements.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Calendar booked events, coordinate the resources needed for events, and ensure that all preparations for events occur in a timely fashion
  • Assist during events, and aid in proper cleanup and reset of the venue
  • Communicate closely with Museum floor staff to ensure events are manned, space is appropriately readied, and all needed resources are present
  • Respond to phone and email inquiries concerning holding events in MoMath’s space
  • Accompany potential clients on walkthroughs of the space
  • Discuss terms of event rental contracts, finalize the contracts for all events booked by external parties, and invoice and follow up on events payments
  • Duties of this position may extend to new business development (i.e., seeking new clients to hold events in the Museum)
  • On occasion, the Events Assistant may be asked to assist with offsite events
Qualifications:
  • Strong people skills, poise, energy, and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated record of excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and reliability
  • Excellent problem-solving ability, and an unflappable capacity to think on your feet
  • Polished oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write flawless professional correspondence
  • Aptitude for working collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Passion for MoMath’s mission and a positive attitude towards mathematics
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience in customer service and/or hospitality is a strong plus

** Flexibility in scheduling, including the ability to work frequent evenings and occasional weekends, is essential.

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Events Assistant”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Product Developer

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking a Product Developer to help bring an exclusive series of new mathematical toys and games, inspired by the Museum’s innovative range of exhibits and by the wonder and beauty of mathematics, to market. This is a creative role, and the successful candidate will be expected both to have input into the development of existing ideas and to put forward ideas of his/her own for consideration.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working in collaboration with exhibit designers, mathematics consultants, and technical staff, take initial ideas from concept or prototype form to a final product that is suitable for mass marketing to educational institutions and the general public
  • Identify creative, cost-effective manufacturing solutions to enable the creation of entertaining new games, toys, and puzzles
  • Drive the sourcing and supplier process, including negotiating price and supplier agreements
  • Communicate directly with suppliers and factories to ensure they understand the design requirements and meet quality guidelines and deadlines
Qualifications:
  • History of success as a detail-oriented project manager overseeing the entire product life cycle, from idea to prototype to mass production
  • Proven aptitude to manage complex projects within time and budget constraints
  • A record of producing or conceiving of at least one compelling toy or puzzle, preferably math-related, not currently in commercial production
  • Strong ability to select, negotiate with, and manage contract manufacturers
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD (e.g. SolidWorks/Autodesk Inventor)
  • Experience with rapid prototyping / additive manufacturing preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, global supply chain, and regulatory requirements

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Product Developer”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Interactive Technologist

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking a skilled interactive technology generalist to help develop and enhance its exhibits and other public-facing systems. The Museum uses a wide range of technologies to build innovative interactive and exploratory exhibits. This position offers the opportunity to make an outsize impact as part of a small team delivering unique experiences in a highly visible public setting. It is an excellent fit for a technical omnivore who enjoys exercising a varied set of skills and who thrives on the challenge of mastering new technologies to create immersive and innovative experiences.

This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Representative tasks may include:

  • Developing new interactive experiences for use in the Museum, in traveling exhibitions or online
  • Implementing enhancements to exhibit software provided by vendors
  • Updating exhibit software and hardware systems to use the latest technologies
  • Identifying and repairing software, mechanical and electronic issues in exhibits
Qualifications:
  • Strong software development experience, preferably in a variety of languages and environments
  • Experience with physical computing/embedded systems, including sensors and microcontrollers
  • Familiarity developing, deploying, and maintaining web applications
  • Circuit-level design and debugging is a plus, but not required
  • A degree from a multi-disciplinary technology program that encourages the creative combination of diverse fields is a strong plus

To apply, please email the following materials to itjob@momath.org with the subject line “Interactive Technologist”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics. If you can include links to examples of your programming or technical achievements, please do.


IT Administrator

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking a skilled IT generalist to help manage and grow the infrastructure and systems powering the Museum and its administrative functions. The IT Administrator will play a key role in supporting the Museum’s internal and administrative systems.

This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The IT Administrator role focuses on enhancing and expanding MoMath’s diverse backend systems and providing desktop support to staff. This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse array of desktop, server, and networking technologies and has a large and direct impact on visitor and staff experience.

The IT Administrator will optimize and maintain the network and other infrastructural components connecting the cutting-edge and technologically complex exhibits and custom control system, to create solutions at both the backbone level and exhibit level. He or she will also support MoMath’s mission by providing technical support to staff and enhance public outreach efforts by deploying and administering public-facing web applications.

Representative tasks may include:
  • Maintaining critical server systems and troubleshooting outages
  • Developing and deploying infrastructure to support new Museum projects
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing the local network and infrastructure in the Museum and offices
  • Setting up and maintaining employee desktop systems and other networked devices, including VoIP phones and printers
Qualifications:
  • Network design, management, optimization, and troubleshooting
  • Server administration, ideally across Linux, macOS, and Windows environments
  • Strong experience with the command line on Linux, macOS, and/or other Unix variants required; experience with at least one scripting language (shell scripts, AppleScript, Python, Perl, etc.) preferred
  • Familiarity with desktop macOS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Network security and firewall administration experience preferred
  • Experience administering VoIP and/or Crestron AV systems a plus

To apply, please email the following materials to itjob@momath.org with the subject line “IT Administrator”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Member/Donor Coordinator

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath seeks a Member/Donor Coordinator to play a key role in the Museum’s fundraising and membership efforts by providing excellent customer service and personalized attention to members, donors, and sponsors. The Member/Donor Coordinator will represent MoMath through professional, responsive communication to the people and organizations who support the Museum, and will maintain the development database and perform other administrative tasks.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track the Museum’s obligations with respect to each member, donor, and sponsor, and ensure they are being met
  • Provide donors and sponsors with expeditious acknowledgement of all donations
  • Reply to inquiries and requests related to fundraising and membership in a professional, timely manner
  • Maintain records of all fundraising and membership activity in the development database; record donations and membership payments, including scans of appropriate documentation
  • Provide administrative support for all development efforts, ranging from mailings and scanning to coordination of fundraising events
  • Keep management abreast of specific membership requests and obligations, and of the progress towards meeting them
  • Respond within one week to process new memberships and membership renewals, prepare member cards, and send welcome letters
  • Create and maintain donor lists to allow appropriate recognition on the MoMath website and in the Museum
  • Contact members regarding upcoming expirations
  • Collaborate with accounting personnel to ensure that donations and membership payments are reconciled with accounting records on a monthly basis, and that discrepancies are investigated and resolved
  • Keep MoMath staff updated on corporate memberships and overall membership policies
  • Maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the membership process
  • Work towards the goal of generating growth through increasing individual, family, and corporate memberships
  • Improve engagement with corporate members
  • Represent MoMath with an upbeat and positive attitude and demeanor in a variety of administrative interactions
Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Superb customer service and organization skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication ability, including highly accurate grammar and editing skills
  • A track record demonstrating the ability to process work quickly and efficiently with careful attention to detail
  • A highly refined sense of professionalism and responsibility
  • Previous administrative experience, particularly in a growing organization, is a strong plus
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • A positive, enthusiastic, and creative approach to problem-solving
  • A belief in the mission, image, and goals of MoMath

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Member/Donor Coordinator”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Volunteer Coordinator

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

Volunteers provide vital support in diverse roles across MoMath, on the exhibit floor interfacing with visitors, and behind the scenes in administration, for programs, events, and day-to-day operations. MoMath is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to provide a varied range of administrative support as the Museum expands its efforts to recruit and organize the adults, college students, and high school students who offer their time as volunteers and interns.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate recruitment for volunteers, college interns, and high school interns: Publicize opportunities and conduct other outreach; review applications; perform initial phone screens when necessary; and schedule interviews
  • Develop and maintain a database of volunteers, tracking volunteer activity and other key data that allow senior management to oversee the program
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and appreciation for volunteers, and monitor volunteer satisfaction
  • Correspond with volunteers to announce upcoming volunteer opportunities and ensure support for specific events
  • Establish relationships with colleges and high schools to promote MoMath’s volunteer and internship programs
  • Develop innovative outreach and recruitment strategies
  • Perform other administrative coordination tasks as needed
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated record of extraordinary organization skills and attention to detail
  • Polished oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write flawless professional correspondence
  • Strong previous experience with administrative tasks, particularly database management and data entry
  • Ability to serve as an enthusiastic, welcoming presence, and to represent MoMath to adults and teenagers
  • Facility to work collaboratively on team projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Passion for MoMath’s mission
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Volunteer Coordinator”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Office Manager

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath seeks an experienced and highly motivated office manager to support the operation and growth of the Museum by ensuring the organization, orderliness, and smooth functioning of the administrative office and its space, resources, and materials.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison with building management, contractors, and vendors
  • Maintain office supply inventory and order supplies as needed
  • Coordinate the repair and service of office equipment
  • Administer expenses and approve standard invoices for payment
  • Occasionally help the Executive Director with project management to ensure that specific tasks are completed by the staff
  • Serve as a record-keeper, scanning and saving documentation as appropriate
  • Assist in creating and implementing office procedures and policies
  • Monitor staff arrival and departure times; oversee and approve timekeeping records
  • Take notes at staff meetings
  • Help with ad hoc special projects
  • Apply diplomacy, people skills, and good judgement to ensure the office atmosphere continues to be an effective and pleasant working environment
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant administrative experience, preferably in a growing, dynamic institution; non-profit experience is a strong plus
  • A track record demonstrating strong organization, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, and work efficiently under short deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Office Manager”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Educator

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking creative, energetic individuals to join its staff as Educators. The Educator role offers the opportunity for a teacher with strong formal K-12 classroom teaching experience to participate in one of America’s major efforts in mathematical outreach to students, teachers, and the public.

Part-time and full-time Educator positions are currently available. The full-time position offers a full suite of benefits. The part-time position requires a minimum commitment of 2 mornings per week and is an excellent opportunity for an experienced math teacher to stay active in education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Educators deliver a variety of MoMath programs, including:
  • Field trip offerings for classes, camps, and other groups that visit the museum
  • In-museum public demonstrations and group activities
  • Mobile museum curricula, including educational outreach activities occurring in schools, community centers, public spaces, and other off-site venues
  • Teacher professional development
  • Internship programs
  • After-school and weekend math clubs or enrichment programs
  • Summer math camps and programs
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of one year of formal K-12 classroom teaching experience is required; state certification or museum experience are desirable
  • A strong mathematics background
  • A record of successfully conveying the breadth, beauty, vitality, usefulness, and excitement of modern mathematics to diverse audiences
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for working with groups of K-12 students on mathematical activities
  • A love of communicating mathematical ideas at all levels of sophistication and understanding, especially in ways pitched to be meaningful to a broad public
  • The demonstrated ability to manage a classroom and present a compelling, thought-provoking, and fun experience

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Educator”: A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Exhibit Technician/Assistant

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking an experienced Exhibit Technician or Exhibit Assistant with a talent for mechanical and electronic maintenance, diagnostics, and troubleshooting to maintain the Museum’s various exhibits and facility in good working order. Many of the exhibits are highly complex interactives with integrated hardware, firmware, and software.

This is a full-time permanent position that offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Resolving routine physical and electronic problems in the Museum’s exhibits
  • Making repairs or performing needed maintenance to the Museum’s facility
  • Assisting MoMath senior and technical staff to improve exhibits and make daily progress on outstanding exhibit and/or facility issues
  • Transporting MoMath traveling exhibits to external locations (by minivan), and installing and troubleshooting them
  • Monitoring exhibit and facility status daily; logging and reviewing issues in MoMath’s tracking system
  • Sourcing and purchasing materials and equipment
  • Maintaining exhibit maintenance repair and storage facilities in good order
  • Communicating with fabricators and other partners and vendors as needed to speed resolution of outstanding issues
Qualifications:
  • Experience with diagnosing and resolving mechanical and electronic issues
  • Experience building, repairing, refinishing, and being generally handy
  • Competency with carpentry, finishing, and power tools
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record are required
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds is required
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Systems administration experience, though not a requirement, would be useful

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Exhibit Technician/Assistant”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Interpreter (Docent)

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking full-time and part-time Museum docents (“Interpreters”) to help visitors of all ages, including school groups and families have a rewarding experience during their time at the Museum. These positions require a solid math background, the ability to connect with learners of all ages, and comfort with hands-on education. A strong commitment to customer service is essential.

Full-time and part-time Interpreter opportunities are available. The full-time position offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting visitors as they explore Museum exhibits
  • Explaining the mathematical concepts underlying exhibits and discussing them with visitors
  • Leading interactive demonstrations for Museum visitors as needed
  • Monitoring the status of exhibits to ensure they are in working order and keeping them in neat condition, ready for use
  • Assisting with presentations when educators need additional help
  • Escorting school groups into the Museum
  • Greeting visiting classes and other groups upon arrival
  • Hosting birthday parties and other group events
  • Being a smiling and welcome presence on the Museum floor
  • Monitoring the Museum floor for safety issues
  • Directing visitors to retail for appropriate content-related items
  • Assisting with retail when needed
  • Performing other tasks as assigned
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in math, science, or equivalent is desirable; college students majoring in math or science are welcome to apply
  • A demonstrated passion for mathematics
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and comfort speaking in front of large groups
  • Previous experience working with children and/or families is a plus
  • Experience in formal education, informal education, and/or with a museum in a visitor-oriented role is a strong plus, but not required

To apply, please email the following to jobs@momath.org, with the subject line “Interpreter”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Integrator (Volunteer Docent)

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is seeking volunteer Integrators to interact with individual visitors and school groups on the exhibition floor to help them have a rewarding experience during their time at the Museum. This position requires a solid math background, the ability to connect with learners of all ages, and a comfort with hands-on education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Helping to maintain a friendly and welcoming environment for Museum visitors of all ages
  • Engaging with children and adults exploring the Museum and explaining various math concepts through floor activities and permanent exhibits
  • Understanding the Museum’s mission and helping to make MoMath a great family experience
  • Being an active member of the Integrator Program, which includes a commitment of at least two four-hour shifts a month
  • Attending a monthly professional development meeting
  • Dressing in a professional manner and being a positive representative of the Museum
  • Working on other projects as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Passion for mathematics and for the mission of MoMath
  • Bachelors degree in math, science, or closely related field
  • Excellent presentation skills and a strong grasp of customer service
  • Comfort speaking in front of large audiences
  • Experience in education, museums, and/or informal learning
  • Previous experience working with children and/or families is a plus

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Volunteer Integrator”: A cover letter that explains how you meet the above criteria; your resumé, including grade point averages; and a freshly written 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.


Weekend Security Officer

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is a growing institution that provides insight into the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics to a diverse audience of all ages. Its interactive exhibits and stimulating programs encourage inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math.

MoMath is seeking a part-time unarmed security officer to greet visitors, keep them safe, and protect the Museum’s exhibits. This is a weekend (Saturday and Sunday) position, and it requires comfort working in a high-traffic, youth-oriented destination.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor admissions, making sure all visitors have ID cards
  • Watch for inappropriate or suspicious behavior
  • Intervene with problematic or potentially problematic visitors
  • Understand the Museum’s mission and help make MoMath a great family experience
  • Dress professionally and be a positive representative of the Museum
  • Perform other duties/projects as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Security, military, police, or equivalent experience
  • CPR / First Aid certification
  • Previous experience working in a child-friendly environment
  • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, including the ability to patrol the Museum floor and the ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • High School Diploma
  • Familiarity with New York City attractions is a plus
  • Interest in mathematics is a strong plus

To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with the subject line “Security Officer”: A cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current resumé, including grade point averages; and a 150- to 500-word statement concerning your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.