The mission of Explora is creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology and art.
Explora is committed to serving children & families from all of New Mexico’s many diverse cultural communities. Therefore, Explora’s exhibits and programming will be welcoming and responsive to children and families from all of New Mexico’s varied cultures and Explora will strive to reflect the interests of all of these cultures.
Explora is committed to the goal that its staff reflects the diversity and demographics of New Mexico’s population.
To ensure that Explora’s personnel policies and practices are administered fairly, Explora employs individuals on the basis of merit and needs, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual preference, disability, or veteran status.
Educational Services Director
Explora seeks an Educational Services Director to lead, develop, and manage a team that includes 12
full-time staff and 30 high school interns, with direct supervision of five program coordinators. The
Educational Services Director will oversee development, facilitation, and evaluation of a wide variety
of curriculum and educational programs, serving over 60,000 students and teachers a year, both
on-site at Explora and throughout the community. Responsibilities include setting and managing
the Educational Services budget, writing program contracts, and tracking and reporting program
results. The Director will develop and nurture relationships with other educational entities and
networks throughout the state and will manage both small- and large-scale projects with community
partners, in order to work systemically to affect change. Minimum qualifications include a BA/BS
degree, professional experience with both personnel and project management, excellent writing and
organizational skills, flexibility, imagination, and a passion for lifelong learning. Some weekends and
Send cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Kristin Leigh, Deputy Director and Director of Community Engagement
1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104