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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT WITH MOSI!

If you would like to apply for employment with MOSI, you may print a copy of our application (link available below).  Employment 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

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    WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR:

 

ADMISSIONS MANAGER

Guest Experience Team - Box Office

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position is responsible for the smooth daily operation of the Box Office and Membership Desk,

including running reports, balancing, supervising staff, providing exceptional guest service,

implementing sales initiatives, and for overseeing Box Office and Membership ticketing

operations and cash management practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:      

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Box Office and Membership Desk.

Generates daily audit reports, attendance reports, and membership reports; balances final daily deposit.

Resolves overages/shortages between Business & Finance staff, and Box Office and Membership staff.

Directly supervises and manages Box Office and Membership staff, including hiring, training, coaching, counseling, evaluating and scheduling.

Supervises and coaches Box Office and Membership staff; assists with transactions, authorizes exchanges and refunds/rain checks.

Provides continuous daily support to Box Office and Membership staff in the area of guest complaint resolution, making decisions on exceptions to standard practices as needed.

Trains new and existing staff on Vista programs and procedures.

Performs ticketing transactions, including sales of special event tickets, class reservations, and memberships.

Assists Membership Manager in ensuring the timely completion of membership data entry.

Support the Director of Admissions & Member Services with mailings, spreadsheets, reports, proposals, meetings and various functions as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED required, AA or Bachelor's Degree preferred

Supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge of computerized ticketing software preferred

Cash handling/reconciliation experience required

Excellent customer service skills required

Excellent oral communication skills required

Physically able to sit for 6-8 hour shifts; occasional bending or stooping

 

 

MANAGER OF GROUP & OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Learning Experience Team

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position is responsible for designing and implementing programs for groups and outreach, at MOSI and offsite. These programs include, but are not limited to, science bus, school assemblies, festivals, special events, camp-ins, scout workshops, adult and youth travel and corporate training programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:      

Plan, implement, present, and evaluate programs, at MOSI or offsite; develop and coordinate use of resources used in program delivery.

Conceptualize and initiate new programs or activities that respond to audience demand and organizational need.

Builds and maintains working relationships with staff at other organizations.

Use appropriate technology to advance and support educational activities.

Monitor budget expenditures and work with supervisor to contain costs.

Assist in creating publications and in the promotion of program offerings.

Track program attendance and contribute to monthly report on area activities.

Contribute to grant writing done by Education and Development staff; contribute to grant reports, as required.

In collaboration with the Vice President and Directors of Education, initiate new program ideas, partnerships and revenue sources.

Implement programs in own section and in other department sections, as appropriate, both at MOSI and offsite.

Work with other MOSI staff and external stakeholders, as relevant to program content.

Serve on committees internal and external to MOSI, as appropriate (e.g., exhibit planning).

Recruit, interview, hire and supervise part time / seasonal staff and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in a MOSI-mission related field from an accredited college or university

Previous experience in science center or similar informal education institution, developing and implementing programs

Demonstrated effectiveness as a program implementer, program manager and supervisor

Demonstrated success in the delivery of quality, consistent customer service

Demonstrated skill in written communication

Valid Florida driver’s license with proven safe driving record, ability to operate large vehicles including buses and vans.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people of all ages

Strong organizational skills, Ability to coordinate multiple projects

Engaging style and skill in public speaking and hands on demonstrations

Working knowledge of human development and instructional design

Strong science background with an emphasis in the life sciences

Computer literate in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

 

 

 

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST

Marketing Department

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of all museum digital marketing and social media strategies, and for growing the museums digital and social media subscriber base and increasing brand awareness through varied digital/social channels.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Maintenance and development of the MOSI website including writing and editing content, developing new digital content to promote MOSI events, exhibits, films, programs, fundraising initiatives, and e-commerce products

Develop, implement, and monitor all MOSI digital communications and social media strategies in a creative and engaging way including, but not limited to, contests, email marketing, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, MOSI blog, CRM, boosted/sponsored posts, etc…

Develop content for posting on all designated social media outlets, monitoring online competitor presences/perceptions, researching new blogs and channels for relevance/trend identification, and maintaining posting schedules for all social media outlets

Create, film and edit YouTube videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

Measure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, email direct marketing, social networking, promotions & special events – recommending improvement strategies where needed

Assist in the development & implementation of the annual marketing plan with a focus on the development of dedicated online marketing strategies

Monitor website & social media analytics and make recommendations to ensure continual improvement of digital marketing campaigns

Act as a liaison between all MOSI departments to ensure all MOSI assets are appropriately and consistently represented on the MOSI website and through social media strategies.

Protect and adhere to brand voice and integrity in all published content.

Act as support for art department and creative director. Duties to include minor design revisions on marketing materials (print and digital).

Gather feedback from MOSI staff on website development needs; author MOSI Web pages

Write and edit editorial content for website and online publications

Manage MOSI internet links to pertinent sites

Utilize HTML and graphic art production software to maximize website content

Edit copy and refresh content to keep current images relevant

Utilize social networking sites to promote MOSI to virtual audiences

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree preferred.  Relevant experience may be substituted

Two or more years professional or intern experience in social media, digital marketing or communications related position; strong design background preferred

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

Digital and communication skills are a must, as well as a proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 on a PC platform (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), and knowledge of Premier Pro. Working knowledge of HTML, SEO and PPC, and/or CMS familiarity required

Creativity, high energy, an ability to be flexible, proactive and resourceful is highly valued

Experience developing and authoring Web commerce site a plus.

Working knowledge of CMS, Blogs, forums, calendars, wikis, and Web widgets

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to multi task effectively

Knowledge of latest methods of communication and customer engagement e.g social media etc.

 

 

 

FACILITIES ASSISTANT

Facilities Department

Part-Time Position

This is an entry level, low to semi-skilled position responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks as assigned.  Primary responsibilities include changing HVAC system filters, light bulb replacement, stock and inventory control for facility maintenance materials and supplies, maintaining cleanliness and organization of equipment rooms. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Contribute to and assist in the efficient day-to-day operations and physical appearance of entire campus.

Monitor all lighting fixtures throughout the facility, replacing lamps when necessary.

Replace HVAC air filters on a regular maintenance schedule.

Maintain inventory of maintenance parts, materials, and supplies, including organizing, stocking, etc.

Keep equipment rooms clean and organized.

Maintain written record of work performed as required.

Performs various assigned preventative maintenance tasks regularly.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma.

Experience in building maintenance preferred, but not required; basic maintenance skills, i.e. plumbing, carpentry, etc.

Experience using various style ladders in a safe manner; ability to operate lift equipment.

Mechanical/ technical training preferred; familiar with safety concepts and practices.

Valid Florida Driver’s license.

Ability to work independently and as a team player; self-motivated, positive attitude.

Good communication skills, both oral and written.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Standing for 2 to 4 hour shifts.

Frequent walking, standing, bending, squatting, stooping, and crouching; occasional kneeling.

Frequent climbing of stairs, ladders, scaffolding, etc.

Occasional lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs.

Working with/on various types of lift and motorized equipment

 

 

BOX OFFICE CASHIER

Guest Experience Department

Part-Time Position

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Provides an excellent guest experience by promptly greeting and cheerfully selling admission tickets to MOSI guests and team members

Up-sells all MOSI programs and meets monthly Membership sales goals

Stocks, straightens and cleans Box Office area during “down times”

Answers phones, disseminating general information about MOSI programs and activities to callers and providing other assistance to callers as required

Assists with troubleshooting within areas of responsibility

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES INCLUDE:

Excellent customer service skills required

Ability to handle cash transactions accurately

Excellent oral communication skills; good problem solving skills

Willingness to take initiative; enthusiastic, personable, assertive

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or GED preferred

Retail and/or cash handling experience preferred

Computer experience required, preferably windows-based

 

 

 

ROPES COURSE and ZIP LINE OPERATOR

Education Department

Part-time Positions

Weekday Availability Required

RESPNSIBILITIES 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 procedures are followed at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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 safety of 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:

Must be physically able to:

move about the course and climb course elements,

stand on a platform and rope 50ft above the ground,

tolerate working outdoors 100% of the time, in all seasons.

 

 

 

STEAMpunks

PERFORMERS / SCIENCE ENTHUSIASTS / ENTERTAINERS / EDUCATORS

Part-Time Positions

We are seeking experienced, fun, energetic, and enthusiastic individuals to provide interactive engaging experiences to all museum visitors as part of our team of Entertainment Educators known as the STEAMpunks (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math). STEAMpunks work throughout the year in varying capacities, on average eight to twenty-eight hours per week (part-time), as well as with our various traveling exhibits when applicable.

During the interview process, candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to convey a science concept in a fun, engaging, and entertaining way.  Our STEAMpunks are the key to making science come to life for visiting school groups, general public and MOSI members through characterizations, interactions, shows, demonstrations, classes, and informal gallery conversations.  STEAMpunks may also assist with show development and research, and on occasion be expected to perform off-site as needed.

If you have a passion for science and sharing, this may be the job for you!

What We Are Looking For:

Enthusiasm, Personality and Energy

Experience working in a theatrical, museum or educational setting is a plus

Improvisational theatre, character development/study experience helpful

Science and/or Education background a plus

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

Ability to provide exceptional customer service in all interactions with all guests

Availability within the following parameters:

Flexibility with Weekend/Holiday availability (MOSI is open 365/year)

Mon-Fri full and/or half day shifts available between 9:00am and 5:00pm

Sat & Sun full and/or half day shifts available between 9:00am and 6:00pm

Occasional evenings as needed for special events

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

Part-time position

Education Department

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 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, Year-round 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

 

 

 

CLOSED - 2014 SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP POSITIONS - CLOSED

 

All Summer Science Camp positions have been filled at this time.

 

 

MOSI is a Drug Free Workplace

MOSI Participates in E-Verify

 

MOSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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