Global Learning Lab Educator

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • May 11, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Extension & Outreach Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Global Learning Lab Educator

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

Posted Job Title
Global Learning Lab Educator

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Global Learning Lab Educator is an integral part of a team of educators dedicated to delivering an important learning program for K-12 students that visit Penn Museum. The Global Learning Lab is a two-part program that combines a gallery tour looking closely at objects from different cultures around the world in the Penn Museum collection with an interactive and reflective post-tour workshop. The program intends to increase students' interest in other people's perspectives and build empathy for cultures other than their own. The Global Learning Lab Educator works approximately ten hours per week and reports to the Associate Director of Interpretive Programs. This role involves designing and executing gallery tours and classroom workshops that work together to make a substantial and interactive learning experience to improve students' global competencies. These learning lessons are intended to build students' essential 21st-century skills, including close observation, critical thinking, and problem-solving, and as well as empathy and respect for other cultures and perspectives.

Job Description

Key responsibilities: (1) Teaching K-12 Global Learning Lab sessions, comprising of interactive gallery tours and classroom workshops. (2) Working closely with the Associate Director of Interpretive Programs and School Visit Manager to develop Global Learning Lab lessons that include a gallery tour and workshop; 3) Participating and completing all Global Learning Lab training sessions and being an active participant in planning meetings; and 4) completing self-assessment evaluation surveys and participating in evaluation feedback sessions to improve program delivery.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
University Museum

Pay Range
$7.25 - $20.00 Hourly Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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