Museum of Science
  • 26-Aug-2019 to 04-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • Education & Enrichment Programs - 260
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Part Time

Program Presenter, Staffed Exhibit Spaces

Museum of Science, Boston

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Staffed Exhibit Spaces Program Presenters will be responsible for assisting with the oversight of the daily operations of the Staffed Exhibit Spaces (Hall of Human Life, Discovery Center, and Engineering Design Workshop) during public hours, including training and mentoring volunteer educators and interns as they work with visitors. The program presenter will facilitate use of exhibit components, present a variety of hands-on activities, and deliver demonstrations and/or presentations for small and large groups of visitors (both within the Staffed Exhibit Spaces and in other MOS venues). The program presenter will also be responsible for opening and/or closing the Staffed Exhibit Spaces, including some light cleaning and maintenance, setting up/breaking down programs in educational venues throughout the exhibit halls.


  • Oversee the daily operations of the Staffed Exhibit Spaces during Museum hours (5-6 hours "on-the-floor" daily).
  • Deliver hands-on activities and present demonstrations in the exhibitions and across MOS venues (up to 3 different activities per day)
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of volunteers, interns and guest researchers, (2-12 volunteers, 1-4 interns, and 1-4 research assistants daily).
  • Assist in cleaning, organization and upkeep of programming spaces and programming materials (assist in up to 3 venues/day).
  • Minimum 8 hours per week


The position is regular, part-time, ranging from 1-2 days/week, with the following schedules available:

1. Sunday-Monday; 9am-5pm (x2 positions)
2. Monday-Tuesday; 9am-5pm
3. Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 12pm-8pm
4. Friday-Saturday, 9am-5pm


Manager, Staffed Exhibit Spaces


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 or more months of demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a group setting as part of a multi-faceted team
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated oral presentation skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work in a group setting as part of a multi-faceted team
  • Demonstrated interest in science or informal education


Non-Exempt (Hourly). 


Free parking in the Museum garage, T accessibility, free Exhibit Halls admission and Omni/Planetarium shows, free Duck Tours, discounts in the Museum store and cafe, discounted movie passes, retirement & savings plan.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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