Opportunities at MoMath

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.

Are you passionate about spreading a love of mathematics, but don’t see the right fit listed here?  Contact us — we’d love to welcome you to the team! 

Application requirements: All jobs require candidates to send a cover letter, a résumé with GPA, and a separate statement (one paragraph to one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics to jobs@momath.org, with subject line indicating the position for which you are applying.  Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

MoMath is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives any balance on Direct Loans after ten years of full-time employment in public service.
 

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Open Positions

 

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Assistant Designer

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 creative and skilled assistant designer to help develop its one-of-a-kind exhibits and installations.  The Museum features innovative, interactive, and exploratory exhibits — created with a sophisticated design sensibility and an inventive use of technology.  The assistant exhibit designer will help develop current and future exhibits and consult with vendors, fabricators, and third parties through all steps of the design and fabrication process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Associate Director / Chief of Design with tasks associated with current and future exhibits and program materials.
  • Develop 3D computer drawings based on Director’s design and technical lead, from concept sketch through to bid drawings.
  • Create concept renderings for presentation in various formats including slide shows and brochures.
  • Ideate and create visuals of design alternatives.
  • Explore and document design solutions addressing spatial, technical, and structural issues.
  • Devise detailed and coordinate drawing sets for price estimation and fabricator bids.
  • Research materials and equipment.
  • Monitor communications with fabricators.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in exhibit design or related field (architecture, interior design, industrial design) required.
  • Proficiency with Vectorworks or similar CAD program (MoMath is a Vectorworks office) required; proficiency with other 3D modeling programs that complement Vectorworks is a plus.
  • Strong 3D design skills; modeling, rendering, graphics integration.
  • Familiarity with Adobe suite of graphic design and publishing programs (most graphic design tasks are handled by MoMath’s graphics designer).
  • Familiarity with the physical properties of typical materials found in exhibits and furnishings.
  • Prior experience and familiarity with exhibition design.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with Museum staff and to effectively communicate with external partners.

The pay rate is $16.19 to $18.22 per hour.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Assistant Designer” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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Assistant Project 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.

The National Museum of Mathematics is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to assist the Executive and Associate Directors with the daily management, coordination, and successful completion of construction projects.  He/she will function as a project team member, have an understanding of the scope of the project, be familiar with project participants, and will coordinate with both internal and external project teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing coordination and support to overall project activities including design and construction.
  • Functioning as an adjunct to the Directors and completing tasks as assigned.
  • Assisting the Directors with procuring, negotiating, and approving contracts.
  • Assisting with the development and review of internal and external reports including project budgeting, project cash flow forecasts, and project status reports.
  • Assisting with exhibit design, fabrication, and installation processes.
  • Assisting with the invoice review processes.
  • Assisting with the change management process and claims mitigation.
  • Developing and establishing documentation and filing systems.
  • Assisting and participating in internal and external project meetings as needed, including responsibility for drafting and issuing agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Maintaining project tracking logs and monitoring overall project correspondence.
  • Assisting with project turnover documentation, recordkeeping/retention, warranty administration, and project closeout.

Qualifications:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred in architecture, engineering, or construction management).
  • Have three to five years of experience in a design or construction-related field.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge in these areas: design management, estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, financial reporting.
  • Be capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Have strong technical and communication skills.
  • Be proficient in scheduling and spreadsheet applications, including MS Project and Excel.
  • Have OSHA 10-hour certification.

The salary range for this position is $90K to $120K, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Assistant Project Manager” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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Chief Development 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 entering an exciting period of expansion.  To support its growth, the Museum is seeking an experienced, dynamic Chief Development Officer.  Reporting directly to the Executive Director and CEO of the Museum, the Chief Development Officer will serve as a key member of the Museum’s leadership team and will lead the Museum’s overall fundraising strategy and execution; expand the Museum’s network of potential donors; and increase support from individuals and institutional contributors.  Candidates must be creative, nimble, and capable of working collaboratively across the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic annual fundraising plan.
  • Build relationships with existing individual and institutional donors and identify, research, and cultivate potential new donors.
  • Orchestrate the implementation of all development initiatives.
  • Utilize a full spectrum of fundraising methods, including individual/major donor appeals; foundation and corporate grant proposals; special events; government funding applications; memberships; direct mail; and online fundraising.
  • Partner with Museum management to aid in the development of a robust schedule of donor cultivation events and provide support for the Museum’s two annual fundraising events.
  • Set fundraising goals and budgets.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the development function and development staff and ensure a high level of quality, efficiency, and support.
  • Maintain close communication with Museum management regarding fundraising strategies and progress toward goals; report periodically to Board of Trustees.

Qualifications:

  • At least seven years of progressively responsible work experience, with at least three years of experience in not-for-profit organizations; experience with museums or educational institutions in New York City preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in establishing and managing relationships with donors in all categories.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and organize a team.
  • Strong analytic and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience organizing and executing multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to implement annual and long-term strategic development plans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, together with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience working with a donor management system.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

The salary range for this position is $150K to $210K, commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Chief Development Officer” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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Digital Content 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 a digital content assistant whose technical skills and attention to detail will motivate them to ensure high-quality, user-friendly content.  The successful individual will coordinate a busy schedule of electronic communications in support of MoMath’s communications team.  In all communications, the individual will be responsible for maintaining a high level of excellence; for ensuring that messaging is accurate, complete, consistent, timely, and appropriate; and for adhering to the Museum’s voice, style, and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uploading content to webpages and registration pages for MoMath events in a timely manner.
  • Keeping a variety of webpages up-to-date at all times.
  • Providing quality assurance for all newly published or recently updated content.
  • Identifying and communicating content and site issues, while helping coordinate across teams to find solutions.
  • Ensuring that all external inquiries receive prompt and courteous replies.
  • Facilitating a variety of communications over digital channels.
  • Contributing to documentation and improving processes relating to content production.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2+ years of experience with digital content production, management, or creation.
  • Proficiency in WordPress and HTML; familiarity with database management.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changing priorities, and multi-tasking, all while staying organized and maintaining a high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creativity in problem solving
  • Goal-oriented
  • Team player

The pay rate is $16.00 to $20.24 per hour.  To apply, please email the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Digital Content Assistant” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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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.  This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced math teacher to stay active in education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Educators will deliver a variety of online and in-person 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
  • Internship programs
  • After-school and weekend math clubs or enrichment programs
  • Summer math camps and programs

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one semester of formal K-12 classroom teaching experience is required; experience of at least one year is a strong plus.  Candidates with longer experience, as well as candidates with state certification, are encouraged to apply.  Preschool experience is especially 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

The pay rate is $20.24 per hour.  To apply, please email the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Educator” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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2024-2025 Exponent Fellowship

The National Museum of Mathematics is pleased to announce the 2024-2025 MoMath Exponent Fellowship program.  A limited number of graduating math majors from around the country will be accepted for this highly selective, paid, year-long opportunity to work at the National Museum of Mathematics, where they will:

  • Interact with the public as a mathematical docent on the exhibit floor.
  • Build outreach and communication skills.
  • Enhance their mathematical knowledge.
  • Meet mathematicians from around the world.
  • Be given the opportunity to develop and complete a unique personal project.
  • Interact with the Museum’s senior leadership team and the Visiting Professor.
  • Learn what it takes to operate a successful business.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of interesting programs, lectures, and people.
  • Be part of a motivated and talented cohort.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mathematics with a 3.5 GPA or higher (by June 2024).
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • A creative mindset, with an ability to think outside the box.
  • A desire to share the joy of mathematics with others.
  • Prior experience demonstrating a solid work ethic.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for 14 months without visa sponsorship from the Museum.

Total compensation for this position in the 2024-2025 fellowship program will be approximately $52,000, with roughly $47,000 paid during the program and a $5,000 completion bonus.

To apply, please email the following to exponent@momath.org with a subject line that includes “MoMath Exponent Fellowship” and your first and last name:

  • A cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position.
  • A current résumé, including grade point average.
  • A statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you’ve had related to mathematics (no more than one page, please).
  • Three letters of reference, including two from your college math professors and one from your most recent manager or supervisor from a position you’ve held.  (Letters should be submitted directly by your recommenders to exponent@momath.org.)

First round candidates will be offered an interview.  A select number of those interviewed will be invited to share additional information; further details will be provided to those accepted into the second round.

Fellows must be able to be present in New York City from July 12, 2024, through July 26, 2025, and will be responsible for finding their own accommodations.

The application deadline is no later than May 15, 2024, however, the application window may close prior to this date if the program fills.  Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis, so be sure to apply early!

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Marketing and Communications 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 is entering an exciting period of expansion.  To support its growth, the Museum is seeking an experienced, dynamic Marketing and Communications Manager. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Marketing and Communications Manager’s primary job responsibilities will be to elevate the MoMath brand by implementing standards of strategic creative excellence that tell the MoMath story while consistently and effectively aligning with MoMath’s mission, vision, and voice.
  • Understanding leadership’s main objectives and translating those objectives into actionable communication and marketing strategies.
  • Building market share and presence to drive outstanding results in terms of attendance (both in person and online), membership, tourism, and retail patronage.
  • Significantly growing event revenue by actively and aggressively marketing, coordinating, and overseeing external events. 
  • The Marketing and Communications Manager will work collaboratively with leadership, external partners, and internal teams, formulating both short-and long-term goals, defining metrics, and managing execution to meet those goals. 
  • Often under tight timeframes, this position has the ultimate accountability for the quality of the work, timely delivery, and service standards with an emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, and mutual respect.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher; master’s degree preferred.
  • Seven (7) years of full-time progressively responsible work experience in marketing and communications. 
  • Flawless written communication skills. 
  • Experience developing communication and marketing strategies. 
  • Experience working collaboratively and strategically across multiple functions.
  • Experience creating proven campaigns elevating a brand. 
  • Experience with strategies and best practices for communications, including sophisticated and creative use of digital media.

The salary range for this position is $75K to $110K, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Marketing and Communications Manager ” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

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Museum Operations 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 is seeking a responsible, efficient, and energetic individual to oversee the daily operations and visitor services of the Museum.  This is an on-site, regular full-time position based in New York City.  It offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Operations Manager’s job responsibility is to direct all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the visitor center and to ensure that the Museum provides a welcoming and mission-effective atmosphere.
  • Responsibilities will include oversight of the floor operations, including the management and training of staff.
  • The Museum Operations Manager will closely collaborate with other departmental managers to successfully administer public programs and offerings, including in-house events as well as outreach programs offered to the broader community, always ensuring that the Museum deploys its exhibition space, various events and programs, and other offerings at a high level of excellence.
  • This leadership role requires a fully on-site presence in the Museum from pre-opening to post-closing per day, with a five-day work schedule generally including one weekend day, evenings if/as needed, and a minimum of 50 hours per week; regular hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm with flexibility in scheduling required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; STEM field preferred.
  • Operations experience with a museum or visitor center, preferably a hands-on science center, is a must for this position.
  • A strong commitment to visitor service and visitor satisfaction.
  • Strong personal communication skills and rapport with staff and visitors.
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects with the day-to-day running of the Museum.
  • Experience leading a diverse team and collaborating with colleagues.
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve.
  • A strong work ethic with a track record of reliable attendance.
  • Background in or love of mathematics or a closely aligned field preferred.

The salary range for this position is $75K to $90K, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Museum Operations Manager” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria, a current résumé, and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

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Office 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 seeks an office administrator to facilitate the business operations of the Museum by providing a broad range of administrative support that touches on a variety of aspects of program coordination, event planning, and office management.  This role is an excellent opportunity for a jack-of-all-trades with strong administrative experience to contribute in various ways to the business of running a dynamic, expanding not-for-profit.

This position may be either part-time or a full-time permanent position.  The full-time position offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the execution of the work of MoMath’s administrative office by performing a wide variety of ad hoc tasks including research projects, database management, travel arrangements, phone coverage, scheduling, copying/scanning, running errands, and any other tasks that may be needed
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with MoMath staff, vendors, business partners, visitors, and program participants, in writing and on the phone
  • Help in a multitude of ways to ensure that programs and events are executed at a high level of excellence, with impeccable attention to detail and consummate professionalism

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience with a variety of administrative tasks in an office or business setting
  • Demonstrated record of excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and reliability
  • Intelligence and strong judgment sufficient to conduct research and make appropriate recommendations
  • Patience in performing repetitive tasks
  • Polished oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write flawless and grammatically correct 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
  • Three to five years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Availability to work a 40-hour workweek if full-time, or the availability to work at least a half-day every weekday if part-time.

The pay rate is $16.00 to $18.22 per hour.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Office Administrator” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé, including grade point averages.
 

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Program 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 a Program Assistant to provide administrative and coordination support to a variety of highly visible events and ongoing activities such as online and in-person classes and events, after school programs, prizes/awards, public presentations, and summer camps.
This is an on-site, regular full-time position based in New York City.  It offers a full suite of benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementing day-to-day plans for a variety of MoMath initiatives, events, programs, and activities
  • Ensuring that related schedules and deadlines are met
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with MoMath staff, vendors, visitors, and participants
  • Executing programs at MoMath’s high level of excellence

You may also be asked to host birthday parties and other group events and/or to help out with other operational or administrative tasks in the Museum, the retail shop, or the office.  Also note that because the Museum is a not-for-profit organization, everyone may be asked from time to time to pitch in on a variety of tasks, from stamping envelopes to carrying boxes to collating papers, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in a relevant role required
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Superb organization skills and attention to detail
  • A successful record of administrative problem-solving and trouble-shooting
  • Extraordinary communication and presentation skills in writing, on the phone, and in person
  • The drive and patience to roll up sleeves and ensure that the minutiae of a complex plan fit together perfectly
  • Comfort with and positive attitude toward mathematics, and a passion for education or museums
  • A strong sense of professionalism and responsibility
  • Previous experience in organizing events, programs, or activities is a strong plus

The pay rate is $16.00 to $18.22 per hour.  To apply, please send the following to jobs@momath.org, with a subject line that includes “Program Assistant” and your name: a cover letter explaining how you meet the above criteria; a current résumé; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

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School Groups Coordinator

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

MoMath is seeking a School Groups Coordinator with excellent administrative and communication skills to serve as the point of contact for planning and scheduling online and in-person class trips for K-12 students.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Representing the Museum to teachers and other visitors planning online and in-person class trips for K-12 students
  • Maximizing Museum attendance by scheduling a high volume of school visits
  • Maintaining ownership of a complex and fluid calendar of visiting groups
  • Managing the invoicing process, including checking that invoices match the correct services and ensuring that they are paid
  • Advising visitors on details of arrangements, such as the most appropriate presentations for the class and the availability of resources
  • Accurately tracking details of visits and transactions in a variety of spreadsheets and lists
  • Preparing reports showing monthly and year-to-date student, group, and school booking data
  • Aiding in the invoicing and collections process ensuring compliance with all applicable Museum and departmental policies
  • Contributing to a variety of other Museum efforts as the need arises, including but not limited to coordinating volunteers assisting at Museum programs and events, helping to answer the phones, and helping with general office tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and organization skills, in order to flawlessly work across multiple systems and spreadsheets
  • Professional and polished phone presentation skills and written communication skills
  • Strong spreadsheet and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated record of achievement performing some complex administrative function
  • Team orientation, with the ability to work in close cooperation with other Museum staff members
  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills, an ability to be calm under pressure, enthusiasm, and a strong work ethic
  • Previous experience in a call center or billing/invoicing function is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

The pay rate is $16.00 to $18.22 per hour.  To apply, please email the following materials to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “School Groups Coordinator” and your name: a cover letter that explains how you meet the qualifications for the position; a current résumé, including grade point averages; and a statement (no more than one page) describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

 

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Integrators Volunteer Program (volunteer docents, all ages)

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
  • Bachelor’s 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 to jobs@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Volunteer Integrator” and your name: a cover letter that explains how you meet the above criteria; your résumé, including grade point averages; and a separate 150- to 500-word statement describing your views on mathematics or a life experience you have had related to mathematics.

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High School Integrators Volunteer Program

Each academic year, MoMath accepts a very limited number of mathematically-talented high school students for ongoing volunteer roles in the Museum.  The Integrators program offers a unique chance to improve interpersonal and communication skills, explore mathematical concepts, and learn valuable job skills.  MoMath Integrators interact with visitors (on the Museum floor and online) and train with renowned mathematicians, professional educators, interpreters, and managers.  The applicant pool is highly competitive and many Integrators go on to top colleges.

Please note that the High School Integrators Volunteer Program is unpaid.  Participants are eligible to accrue hours towards the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA), a program for which MoMath carries the honor of serving as a Certifying Organization.  Recipients of the PVSA receive a letter of appreciation from the President of the United States, an official recognition pin, and a certificate.

 

High School Integrators Volunteer Program: Summer 2024

Students who participate in the summer program must commit to volunteer for five (eight-hour) days a week, including a Saturday or Sunday, for a minimum of eight weeks during the summer.  The summer program typically runs from Memorial Day weekend to the weekend after Labor Day.

Learn more about the Integrators program at momath.org/integrators.

Download the application form at momath.org/integrators/apply.

 

High School Integrators Volunteer Program: School Year 2024-2025

Students who participate during the school year must commit approximately one eight-hour day per week, typically a Saturday or Sunday, from September through June.

Learn more about the Integrators program at momath.org/integrators.

Download the application form at momath.org/integrators/apply.

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MoMath Volunteer Program

MoMath welcomes volunteers who provide valuable support in a variety of individual ways across the Museum, in both public-facing and internal roles.

  • Do you love math and would you like to help others enjoy MoMath’s interactive suite of exhibits — and are you willing to devote two four-hour shifts each month?  Apply to become a volunteer Integrator in the Museum!
  • Can you occasionally assist with MoMath events, demonstrations, birthday parties, and other activities at the Museum?
  • Are you a professional who would like to donate your expertise and time to MoMath?  MoMath welcomes your support, especially if you are an educator, administrator, videographer, or technologist.

To apply, please send an email to volunteer@momath.org with a subject line that includes “Volunteer” and your name.  Include a cover letter, current résumé, and a newly written statement that, in approximately 150 to 500 words, describes an experience that shaped your love of mathematics.

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MoMath actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  Equal opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.