Museum of Science
  • 27-Mar-2018 to 26-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Live Presentations - 350
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Temporary, Full Time

Live Presentations Fellow

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org


Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


SUMMARY STATEMENT:

Deliver educational programming daily/weekly that exemplifies educational excellence and guest service so as to engage and excite our audience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content. Contribute new ideas, creativity and perspectives to working with diverse audiences on site and in the community. Learn about and experience science and education and their implementation in a museum, to hone their skills and imagination while experimenting with career directions.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Present programs 3 – 4 days per week (either 9 – 12 presentations and/or other school related educational programs/activities) onsite or in the community
  • Program audience attendance ranges from 20 to 450/presentation/activities, depending on venue and time
  • About one day/weekly performing maintenance/stocking/construction or research/being trained.
  • New programs learned and created are 4 – 6 minimum
  • Work one weekend day, some holidays and some evenings, and adjust summer hours as needed


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is temporary, full-time, 40 hours/week, with one weekend day, and some holidays and Friday evenings. Schedule will be adjusted for summer hours as needed. This position is through September 2019.


REPORTS TO:

Manager, Education Programs


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree
  • 6 or more months of Science/STEM Education experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects/activities in a high activity environment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate science content in programming for audiences of 20-450 people
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and/or repair educational programming equipment
  • Demonstrated communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience in delivering educational programming on site ore in the community such as a classroom or informal educational setting
  • Start with and maintain a safe driving record so that the Museum's insurance carrier approves you driving Museum vehicles. This includes being comfortable driving full-sized vans in urban, rural, and highway settings
  • Comfort with handling and being around live animals


STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly)


BENEFITS:

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


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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