Cultural Outreach Assistant - Burke Education
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for Cultural Education Initiatives, the Cultural Outreach Assistant is responsible in the areas of outreach, community engagement, and educational program creation designed to bring Burke educators and resources to schools and organizations throughout Washington State. The position will support the department’s development of Heritage Months programming featuring the intersection of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) and global cultures. Audiences served by these programs include PreK-12th grade students, teachers, and families. Program content areas include earth science, life science, and cultural collections from local and international Indigenous peoples. The Burke Museum Education department is committed to making the natural world and global/globally-influenced cultural heritage of Washington State accessible to all learners. We aim to foster empathy and curiosity for the world around us, and to support a life-long love of learning.