Museum of Science
  • 05-Mar-2020 to 05-Apr-2020 (EST)
  • Staffed Exhibit Spaces
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Part Time

Program Presenter, Staffed Exhibit Spaces

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

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.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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


WORK SCHEDULE:

The position is regular, part-time, 21 hours per week, with the following schedule:

Monday, 9am-5pm
Thursday, 9am-5pm
Friday, 12pm-8pm


REPORTS TO:

Manager, Staffed Exhibit Spaces


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). 


BENEFITS:

Benefits for non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, up to a total of 48 hours of paid vacation time, accrued, paid sick time, 16 hours of paid, holiday time, medical and vision insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

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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