Museum Educator

September 18, 2023
San Bernardino, CA
Job Type


The Job

The San Bernardino County Museum is recruiting for an energetic Museum Educator who is responsible for supporting the development, promotion, and presentation of education and public programs to an audience of schools groups and the public both in the museum and in outreach programming. This position will be part of a team to plan participatory educational programs based on community interests, and design engaging presentations to be delivered to museum visitors. The Museum Educator reports to the Curator of Education.

For more information, view the Museum Educator job description.


The San Bernardino County Museum located in Redlands, boasts over 3 million objects in the collection. The museum's engaging exhibits and public programs reflect the diverse, local stories of the largest county in the United States. Featuring cultural and natural history, the Museum's mission is to develop visitors' appreciation of the diverse regional identity, to spark curiosity, stimulate inquiry, challenge assumptions, and invite visitors to contribute to the County of San Bernardino's future. For more information, visit their website at


Pre-Employment Process: Incumbent must successfully complete a background check prior to appointment, which includes fingerprinting and medical exam.

Travel: Travel throughout the County is required, as incumbents will work at the various Museum sites throughout the County. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.

Availability: Incumbents will be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed coursework from an accredited* college or university in Museum Studies, Education, Early Childhood Development, or one of the disciplines featured in the museum's collections, which includes history, earth sciences, or life sciences.


One (1) year (full-time equivalent) hands-on interaction with children, customers, clients, or visitors, in the teaching, leading, tutoring, or instruction of educational classes, workshops, and activities.

*Note: Qualifying degrees must be completed at a college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. In addition, degrees completed outside of the U.S. must be accompanied by an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service indicating equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at the college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience in engaging the public, and presenting to and interacting with children in an educational setting.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application, as well as the Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses and supplemental questionnaire. Only the highest qualified candidates will be referred to the Department.

Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 PM on September 29, 2023. Resumes will not be accepted or reviewed in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email . Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process.
Closing Date/Time: 9/29/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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