Suny Polytechnic Institute Museum Summer Camp Educator in Troy, New York

Museum Summer Camp Educator






Troy, NY


Feb 15, '18



Ref. No.:

Poly R-18-17


About SUNY Polytechnic Institute:

Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The Research Foundation manages SUNY's research portfolio, providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty, students and staff performing research in areas including life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; arts and humanities; and computer and information sciences.

The Research Foundation, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is an employer separate from both SUNY and the State of New York, and offers comparable compensation and benefit plans. The Research Foundation is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the development and evaluation of camp education programs and any related events and activities that educate and excite children in the learning process.

  • Preparing (materials/reviewing lesson plan, etc.) for each day of the summer camp program.

  • Teaching summer camp programs.

  • Greet and welcome all museum visitors

  • Ensure that all museum rules and procedures are being followed, including emergency procedures.

  • Provide a valuable educational experience for museum visitors

  • Maintaining clean and orderly classrooms and museum exhibit areas.

  • Other reasonable duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. Education, Museum Studies or Sciences) or current enrollment in an academic program in a similar field.

  • Minimum of one year experience teaching children in a formal and/or informal setting.

  • Certification in First Aid and CPR, or willingness to obtain said certifications through SUNY POLY

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Successful candidates must be available to work the full duration of the camp from June 25, 2018- August 31, 2018.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional quality service to external and internal customers.

  • Physical environment is moderately paced and requires standing for sustained periods of time, lifting to 50 pounds and fingering associated with typical office tasks such as typing.

  • Candidates must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.

This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background investigation; this position may require annual background investigations.

Additional Information:

Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, Research Foundation for SUNY at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at

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