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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT WITH MOSI! 

 

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are a Drug-Free Workplace.

MOSI Participates in E-Verify.  See the E-Verify Notice.  Learn about your right to work.

 

If you would like to apply for employment with MOSI, please complete our Employment Application (link available below). Completed applications for open positions are accepted via mail or e-mail: 

 

Email: HR@mosi.org

U.S. Mail: MOSI Human Resources, 4801 East Fowler Ave.  Tampa, FL 33617

 

MOSI will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please contact a human resources representative.

 

MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace

MOSI Participates in E-Verify

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP OPENINGS:

Click here to download our Summer Science Camp Employment Application.
To print the application, simply click "print" on your browser and wait for it to print. When the application printing is completed, click the "back" button on your browser to return to this page. If you would like to attach a resume to your application, please do so. 

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP ENGINEERING/FABRICATION INSTRUCTOR

Inspire students to engineer new ideas and to create with high-tech tools.

Apply your building and engineering skills to create fun and rewarding challenges that motivate and inspire students. Do you like to design 3D models, piece together robots, or use fabrication technologies such as 3D printing and laser cutting to make prototypes? If so, apply to be a MOSI camp Instructor, where you will build and tinker your way through an exciting summer.

RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE:

Work collaboratively with MOSI staff and outside experts to create and implement innovative, hands-on, inquiry-based activities and camps.

Integrate science, math, engineering, and/or technology into camps. 

Create age-appropriate curriculum for camp that incorporates critical-thinking, problem-solving, and scientific methodology.

Commitment to the philosophy and mission of MOSI.

Participate in instructor training and orientation.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in any or all of the following: electronics, computer-aided design, robotics, using shop tools, CNC machines, and other design technologies.

Science and/or technology background or interest.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus.

Two-years’ experience instructing and/or working with children highly desired.

Skilled in organizing students to build engineering projects.

Must be approved to work with children (clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

Inspire students to be innovators through technology.

Apply your technical skills and ability to create a fun and exciting learning environment where students become active creators of technology-based projects. Designing web pages, Minecraft, animating in 3D, programming computer games, or building robots are just a few of the camps led by our technology instructors.

RESPONSIBILTIIES INCLUDE:

Work collaboratively with MOSI staff and outside experts to create and implement innovative, hands-on, inquiry-based activities and camps.

Integrate science, math, engineering, and/or technology into camps. 

Create age-appropriate curriculum for camp that incorporates critical-thinking, problem-solving and scientific methodology.

Commitment to the philosophy and mission of MOSI.

Participate in instructor training and orientation.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in any, or all, of the following: Minecraft, creating animation, robotics, video production, music production, coding, gaming.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus.

Two-years’ experience instructing and/or working with children highly desired.

Skilled in organizing students to build engineering projects.

Skilled in using multimedia and/or programming applications.

Must be approved to work with children (clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

 

FULL-TIME OPENINGS:

Click here to download our Employment Application.
To print the application, simply click "print" on your browser and wait for it to print. When the application printing is completed, click the "back" button on your browser to return to this page. If you would like to attach a resume to your application, please do so. 

 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER

IT Department

Full Time Position with Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Provide therapy and tender loving care to various technology assets including desktop/laptop computers, servers, printers, copiers, scanners, and other miscellaneous network attached devices which have been abused by their human users.

Keep a watchful eye on system performance and keep the bad guys from getting into our stuff or giving us the cooties while fixing the things we break.

Have a cape ready at any time to jump in and save the day!

Horde and save everything we can, for when the ok button is pressed after someone is asked “Are you REALLY sure you want to permanently delete this?”, and they realize they need it again.

Take loving care of our network equipment, telling it daily that is has done a good job. 

Create and manage documentation on network infrastructure that non geeky people can understand. 

Provide calm and friendly support and training for staff with limited technical expertise.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field with two years’ experience in network planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance in a Microsoft environment. OR two year degree in related area, with at least five years of experience in network planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance in a Microsoft environment.

Front line desktop support experience including interacting with users on a day to day basis and troubleshooting issues regarding all sorts of technologies.

Experience with managing a Microsoft Active Directory domain including knowledge of Group Policies and WSUS. 

Experience with Microsoft Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL 2008 or newer version required.

A thirst for knowledge in future technology and other geeky things.

 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

IT Department

Full Time Position with Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Provide therapy and tender loving care to various technology assets including desktop/laptop computers, servers, printers, copiers, scanners, and other miscellaneous network attached devices which have been abused by their human users

Assist non-technology minded people with resolving day to day technology issues.

Help to horde and save everything we can, for when the ok button is pressed after someone is asked “Are you REALLY sure you want to permanently delete this?”, and they realize they need it again.

Take loving care of our network equipment, telling it daily that is has done a good job. 

Help to make sure new users can login and use their software, and help to make sure that when they leave, they can’t anymore. 

Tinker and test hardware and software to make sure it works right.

Provide calm and friendly support and training for staff with limited technical expertise.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems preferred, or two year degree in related area, with at least two years of experience in network planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance in a Microsoft environment preferred.

Front line desktop support experience including interacting with users on a day to day basis and troubleshooting issues regarding all sorts of technologies.

Experience with a Microsoft Active Directory domain including knowledge of Group Policies and WSUS preferred

Previous experience with Microsoft Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL 2008 or newer version preferred.

A thirst for knowledge in future technology and other geeky things.

 

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Marketing Department

Full-Time Position with Benefits

The Tourism Development Specialist's goal is to promote MOSI as a premier travel destination in order to increase out-of-market and travel related revenues and assist the Director of Marketing and Communication with the dissemination of MOSI information. The Tourism Development Specialist will be responsible for developing and presenting tourism-related material to provide informational guidance for all tourism constituents. This position requires occasional weekend and after hours work. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Developing strategies and partnerships to drive out-of-market visitor traffic, specifically targeting the travel and hospitality industry.

Develop and implement a tourism marketing plan for the Bay area working closely with hotels/motels, restaurants, wineries, county attractions, etc.

Promote and expand overall MOSI awareness as a premier destination with city tourism publications and organizations.

Develop and maintain relationships with all local tourism service providers in the Tampa Bay area including but not limited to CityPass, hoteliers, restaurateurs, AAA, ticket vendors and attractions.

Creation and management of voucher program and ticket selling programs.

Work closely with the group sales department to encourage visitor group program bookings where applicable, which include maintaining relationships with group and hotel contacts.

Complete and maintain individual hotel profiles, including monthly visitors and sales results, collateral distribution, hotel contact and projections.

Identify opportunities to create hotel/motel packaging.

Arrange and conduct FAM (familiarization) and all other type tours with visiting groups, organizations, and out-of-state media.

Manage Trio relationship and ensure exceptional representation of MOSI's brand.

Manage the distribution of all tourism related publications and collateral.

Develop tourism content for MOSI website and publications.

Monitor city tourism statistics, projects and trends.

Track, analyze and measure return on investment of overall visitor sales.

Organize various media information and work with agency to make affordable and effective media buys to promote tourism.

Plan new research-based advertising strategies for current and subsequent years that will increase leisure travel market share.

Develop relationships with national, international and regional tourism based publications and writers, tours operators and travel agents.

Attend meetings, seminars, conventions, and workshops to further knowledge, stay informed of the changes in the tourism industry, and exchange information.

Work with the marketing team in developing Marketing and PR Plans for upcoming events, exhibitions and other museum programs.

Assist the Director of Marketing and Communication with marketing and event budgets, as it relates to tourism, and ensure that all marketing, promotions and events are efficient and profitable as demonstrated by the completion of event cost analysis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Hospitality, Tourism, or related field is a plus.

Minimum 2 years of Marketing experience within the Tourism industry required.

In depth knowledge of tourism and hotel industry within the Tampa Bay area

Strong database of hotel and tourism contacts preferred.

Strong written communication skills are required, with an emphasis on grammar/spelling excellence.

Strong communication skills in the capacity of liaison and as a presenter.

Strong analytical and organizational skills.  Attention to detail a must.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Ability to develop and foster industry relationships is a must.

Some travel required

Educational requirements may be substituted by a combination of specialized training and experience.

Valid Florida driver’s license required

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee is expected to work Holidays, evenings and weekends as necessary.

Ability to lift and/or carry 20 to 30 pounds.

 

PART-TIME OPENINGS

Click here to download our Employment Application.
To print the application, simply click "print" on your browser and wait for it to print. When the application printing is completed, click the "back" button on your browser to return to this page. If you would like to attach a resume to your application, please do so. 

 

FLIGHT SIMULATOR OPERATOR

Camus Experience Team

PART-TIME POSITION

Availability Required Sunday through Saturday (10:00am-4:00pm)                     

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Performs standard morning readiness tasks on flight simulator

Greets guests and provides simulator and/or campus information as needed

Sells tickets and handles cash transactions

Operates flight simulator to enhance the MOSI guest experience

Ensures all simulator safety protocols are followed as instructed

Cleans flight simulator and surrounding areas as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

Retail sales and/or customer service experience required

Ability to engage guests on a daily basis

Previous experience operating a simulator preferred

Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, personable & assertive

Must enjoy working with large groups of children

 

ROPES COURSE & ZIP LINE OPERATOR

Education Department

Part-time Position

Weekend and Weekday availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Assisting & supervising guests as they navigate course challenges

Facilitating guests through course activities, enforcing safety regulations throughout their experience

Monitoring proper use of equipment and ensuring safety procedures are followed at all times

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have good energy, be agile, & have a positive, fun, happy customer service attitude while always ensuring the safety of our guests

Training and experience with ropes/challenge course programs preferred but not required for the right candidate

Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical ability to move about the course and climb course elements

Physical ability to stand on a platform and rope 50ft above the ground

Physical ability to tolerate working outdoors 100% of the time, in all seasons

 

INTERACTORS for PLANETARIUM & SPACE PROGRAM

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position, 15-20 Hours/Week

Weekend and Weekday availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Present Planetarium and Mission: Moonbase Programs

Work with telescopes for SkyWatches

Present Flight & Space programs as needed for birthday parties, badge workshops, and camp-ins

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to interact with groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence, and knowledge

Ability to meet challenges with creativity and flexibility

Should have completed a minimum one college-level Astronomy course

Previous experience (work or leisure) in Astronomy, Physics, Space Program, and/or Telescopes preferred

Valid Florida Driver’s License preferred

Weekday and Weekend availability preferred

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through the Department of Children and Families required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical ability to stand up for 2-3 hours at a time

Physical ability to verbally project to large groups, indoors and out

Physical ability to lift and/or push heavy objects up to 50lbs

 

CUSTODIAN

Campus Experience Team

Part-time Position

Weekday & Weekend availability required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Sweeps and mops floors

Dusts, polishes furniture

Cleans restrooms and replaces supplies

Disposes of wastepaper and trash

Washes windows

Cleans exhibits

Moves furniture and equipment, delivers supplies, and runs errands

Keeps outside premises and grounds in an orderly condition free of litter

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read and follow instructions and handle multiple tasks routinely.

Frequent walking, bending, stooping, squatting, and crouching. 

Occasional lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs.

Knowledge of use of chemicals/cleaning agents preferred.

 

OUTREACH INSTRUCTOR

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position

This position is responsible for program delivery with STEAM content through a hands-on approach.  Programs will primarily be delivered off-site in schools, outdoor venues, or the MOSI in Motion Mobile Lab. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver hands-on, inquiry based programs that incorporate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art+Design, and Math) content, critical thinking, problem solving, and scientific methodology.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive experience for all participants.

Greet program participants, teachers and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes.

Develop new programs and activities as assigned.

Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying, recording/analyzing data, and organizing. 

Purchase supplies and take inventory as assigned. 

Drive outreach school bus to program locations.

Other duties as needed and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Science knowledge or background required.

Experience serving diverse audiences of children preferred.

Ability to work with flexible schedules and duties.

Ability to operate large vehicles including vans and buses, for extended periods of time.

Positive attitude and willingness to learn new content and programs.

Team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt to changing situations. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Must be 21 years of age or older due to driving responsibilities.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required.

Valid Florida driver’s license with safe driving record required.

Two years’ experience instructing and/or working with children required.

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

Must be comfortable with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent bending, squatting and/or stooping.

Able to lift, push and/or carry up 25 pounds.

Able to verbally project to large groups.

Able to stand for long periods of time.

SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee may be required to work some holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.

Ability to flex schedule and adapt to shift changes according to business and seasonal needs.

 

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

Learning Experience Team – Education

Part-time position

Inspire kids and teens to innovators through technology and engineering.

Apply your technical skills and ability to create a fun and exciting learning environment where children and teens can become active creators of technology-based projects. Designing Web pages, animating in 3D, programming computer games, or building robots are just a few of the activities led by our technology instructors.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Prepare and implement innovative, project-oriented, hands-on classes and camps.

Set the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive summer camp experience for all participants.

Greet parents and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.

Present planned activities pertaining to assigned classes in electronic form.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Proficient in creating animation, robotics, video production, music production or computer projects like computer games.

Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required.

Two years previous experience instructing and/or working with children required. 

Skilled in using multimedia and/or programming applications. 

Dependable and flexible with work schedule and duties. 

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).

 

BUS DRIVER

Education Department

Part-Time Position

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Responsible for driving a bus and monitoring of Guests/Program Participants on board. 

Inspects bus thoroughly before starting the run to detect any mechanical or other malfunction, which would prevent the safe delivery of Guests and/or Program Participants.  

Follows exact schedule making stops and pick up of Guests/Program Participants at locations based on schedule provided.  

Observes all state, city and local laws and regulations.  

Supervise the seating of Guests/Program Participants to equalize weight distribution. 

Assists chaperones in resolving disciplinary problems and prepares proper reports for the Vice President of Education on more difficult problems. 

Instructs Guests/Program Participants on the proper methods to board and depart from the bus and sees that these instructions are carefully observed. 

Possesses thorough knowledge of bus operation; safety and safety equipment, and first aid procedures. 

Ability to communicate in a positive manner with Guests/Program Participants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be 21 years of age or older 

High School Diploma or GED preferred; completion of the tenth school grade required 

Two years of successful bus driving experience required 

Possession of a valid Florida Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger Endorsement required (S) 

Applicants should be familiar with the main roadways in the county. 

Applicants who have been found guilty of a DUI or who have tested positive for a controlled substance will be disqualified 

Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required) 

Qualified candidates must be able to meet and complete OTETA (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) testing

 

 

MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace

MOSI Participates in E-Verify

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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