Museum of Science
  • 26-May-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • In-Gallery Learning
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 16.25
  • Hourly
  • Grant-Funded, Part Time

In-Gallery Learning Program Presenter

Museum of Science, Boston

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

In-Gallery Learning Program Presenters will be responsible for assisting with the oversight of the daily operations of In-Gallery Learning spaces (Hall of Human Life, Engineering Design Workshop, Charles River Field Station, and additional program spaces) during public hours, including training and mentoring volunteer educators and interns as they work with visitors. The Program Presenter will facilitate the use of exhibit components, present a variety of hands-on activities, and deliver demonstrations and/or presentations for small and large groups of visitors (within In-Gallery Learning spaces and other MOS venues). The Program Presenter will also be responsible for opening and/or closing In-Gallery Learning spaces, which may include light cleaning, maintenance, and materials preparation.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the daily operations of In-Gallery Learning 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 youth staff, (2-12 volunteers, 1-4 interns, and 1-4 youth staff daily).
  • Assist in cleaning, organization and upkeep of programming spaces and programming materials (assist in up to 3 venues/day).


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is part-time, 3 days a week consisting of 1 weekend day (Saturday or Sunday), and 2 weekdays (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).


REPORTS TO:

Farinon Director, Museum Programs & Assistant Manager, In-Gallery Learning


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), $16.25/ hour


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, a Museum Membership after one year of service, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


VACCINATION POLICY:

Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.


The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.


No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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