Employment Opportunities | Knock Knock Children’s Museum

Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in Knock Knock Children’s Museum. We are excited to be expanding our Knock Knock Team as we work to open our doors of learning in Summer 2017. Please continue to visit this web page often to see new position postings as opportunities become available. We look forward to serving the children and families of the Capital Area region.

Open positions are being posted as approved by our Board of Directors. Please keep checking our “Join Our Team” web page for available positions as they are posted.

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Outreach and Community Awareness Coordinator

The Delta Service Corps Outreach and Community Awareness Coordinator will serve two main functions: 1) Coordinate the Knock Knock for All Access Program, a comprehensive and growing list of programs to knock down barriers to access and 2) Coordinate community outreach programs that help further the mission of Knock Knock Children’s Museum. This Coordinator will work closely with the Knock Knock Children’s Museum Executive Director and Director of Learning Innovation. In addition to serving on the Education team, this coordinator will also collaborate with other departments such as Marketing and Human Resources where volunteer services will be housed. To read the full overview of this position click here. To Apply click here.

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Social Media Coordinator

The Delta Service Corps Social Media Coordinator will serve the following purpose: This position provides social media marketing support to include, research, content creation, execution, monitoring and reporting. The Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for managing and effectively using social media communication tools to promote and maintain the Knock Knock Children’s museum mission and social media presence. The primary goal is to engage the Knock Knock Children’s Museum online community across multiple channels including but not limited to Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pintrest, Twitter and Snapchat. To read the full overview of this position click here. To Apply click here.

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Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

The Delta Service Corps Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the Knock Knock Children’s Museum volunteers and will be supervised by Knock Knock’s full-time Volunteer Coordinator. To read the full overview of this position click here. To Apply click here.

Early Childhood Education Specialist

Knock Knock Children’s Museum (KKCM) is seeking a dynamic individual with a solid background in Early Childhood Education and a passion for learning through play to develop and deliver a wide range of activities focused on ages 0 - 8. The Early Childhood Specialist will manage and present Knock Knock’s early learning initiatives and parenting support activities. The incumbent will act as the Museum’s internal consultant and advocate in the area of early childhood development for all museum departments; assist in the development of early childhood/learning, training and professional development content for museum staff, volunteers and external organizations; and represent the early childhood mission of KKCM to outside agencies and institutions. The Early Childhood Education Specialist will be supervised by the Associate Director of Learning Innovation and work closely with Education Department to develop and make available appropriate training. Further, s/he must work collaboratively from within the Education Department to coordinate program initiatives with other KKCM departments. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.

Maker Shop Specialist

Knock Knock Children’s museum is seeking an animated and enthusiastic tinkerer to lead informal STEM-based workshops in our Maker Shop Learning Zone and throughout the exhibition galleries. The Maker Shop Specialist will develop innovative activities designed to engage all children, especially those unfamiliar with science programming in the museum setting. In tandem with the Education Team and the Maker Shop Committee, the Specialist will analyze and evaluate elements of programs and of the tinkering environment to make technical and scientific processes accessible and understandable for young children. Off of the exhibition floor, the Maker Shop Specialist will help train volunteers, create props for museum use, and pilot new ideas for programming. The candidate should be creative, organized, and enthusiastic about reducing barriers to participation for the diverse audiences of the Capital Area, particularly the increasing population of children growing up in under resourced environments. This position will be full time. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.

School and Educational Program Coordinator

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking a spirited School and Educational Program Coordinator who is passionate about learning through play and helping educators utilize the educational assets offered at Knock Knock. Working in close collaboration with schools and teachers throughout the region, the School and Educational Program Coordinator will market, schedule, plan and lead School Field Trips. In addition, s/he will also responsible for scheduling home-school groups and summer camps. The incumbent will work with various museum departments to ensure the proper scheduling of facility space and may assist with writing guides, instructions, and other educational materials for educators. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.

Executive Assistant

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking its first full-time Executive Assistance to support the Executive Director in the management of his/her daily schedule and internal and external communications. The Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director to provide personalized secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner. The incumbent will work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to the Executive Director’s working life and communication. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.

Program Specialist

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking a dynamic individual with a passion for play to bring to life immersive programming that animates our Learning Zones (hands-on exhibitions) and enhances the visitor experience. Program Specialists are responsible for leading a variety of programs and facilitating classes and workshops designed around content presented in Knock Knock’s Learning Zones.
As an integral member of the Education Team, the Program Specialists will work throughout the Museum to ensure that all guests, families, and school groups have an outstanding experience. S/he must enjoy working with children and must be passionate about reducing barriers to participation for the diverse audiences of the Capital Area. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.

Facilities and Exhibit Manager

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking an Facilities and Exhibit Manager to oversee the care and maintenance of the children’s museum’s physical building and equipment as well as the maintenance, installation and de-installation of Knock Knock’s learning zone exhibits spaces and elements. The Manager will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and supervising the repair all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, AV/Technical equipment, and HVAC systems in order to guarantee efficient and satisfactory operating results. The Manager will survey the needs of the building and acknowledge any repairs or discrepancies by contracting out or personally correcting any such needed repairs or replacement parts. Additionally, the Manager will ensure learning zone exhibit maintenance is done properly so that components are operating safely and are in good working condition for the visitors. The Manager will be highly proactive and positive individual who demonstrates independent judgment, attention to detail, and teamwork and will report to the Director of Operations. To read the full overview of this position or to apply click here.