The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) is a professional membership organization that supports the future success of science centers, science museums, and related institutions dedicated to public engagement with science.

ASTC is engaged in a transformative process to implement a new strategic direction for the association to better support its members. ASTC is building capacity across the organization to:

  • Make the case for the work of science centers and museums
  • Identify future trends and frontiers, and help ASTC members prepare, respond, and lead
  • Connect ASTC members—including current and future leaders—for idea exchange, learning, and collaboration

To support ASTC in advancing this new strategy, the organization is seeking highly motivated, mission-driven individuals to fill roles at every level across our functional teams. Click below for complete job descriptions and timelines for applying.

Open positions

Chief of Staff

ASTC is hiring a Chief of Staff to support the functioning of core organization-wide business and governance functions, working closely with ASTC’s CEO, Board of Directors, various Board committees, the Finance and Administration team, and all ASTC staff. The role requires an experienced people and project manager who brings operational excellence to bear in designing and implementing processes that support the CEO, ASTC staff, and the Board of Directors in executing ASTC’s mission and priorities effectively and efficiently. The application deadline is June 28, 2021. Read the full description.

Fellow, Community Science Initiative

ASTC is hiring a Fellow to support our Community Science Initiative and advance the practice of Community Science with ASTC members and partners. In Community Science, science-engagement practitioners and scientists collaborate with community members to do science that advances community priorities. This role requires strong project and community management skills, along with operational experience managing project budgets and reporting. This position is a 2-year resident fellowship, made possible by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The Fellow will also be a member of the second class of the Civic Science Fellows Program. The application deadline is June 30, 2021Read the full description.

Visit the Jobs in Science Engagement page for other opportunities at ASTC-member organizations and partners.

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