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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. 

 

MANAGER, CAMPUS OPERATIONS (MCO)

Campus Experience Team

Full Time Position with Benefits

Weekend, Holiday, & Evening Availability Required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Provides on-site operational support for campus operations, events, programs and activities

Responds to and resolves and/or reports guest related issues

Interacts with guests and groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence and knowledge

Responsible for opening and/or closing campus procedures

Serves as on-site first responder for situations requiring first aid and/or CPR, assisting guests and/or staff in emergency situations

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED required; two-year degree preferred

Excellent customer service skills required

Museum or attraction experience preferred

Supervisory experience preferred      

CPR/AED/First Aid certification required

Basic knowledge of MS Office software required

Building operations and/or security experience preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent bending, squatting. kneeling and/or stooping.

Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to guest activities on campus

Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid and CPR, to assist guests in emergency situations (evacuation, illness or injury, etc.).

Physical ability to stand and/or walk for 6 – 8 hour shifts Physical ability to climb stairs on a regular basis

 

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.

 

CUSTODIAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR

Campus Experience Team

Full Time Position with Benefits

Weekday, Evening & Weekend Availability Required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Hires, schedules, coaches, disciplines and measures/evaluates custodial staff performance

Develops and implements cleaning schedules to ensure all areas of facility are serviced

Ensures facility is maintained at optimum level of cleanliness at all times, both interior and exterior areas

Develop and maintain master supply inventory, and purchase supplies as needed within budgetary guidelines

Supervise and assist in special event set-ups, breakdowns and cleanup

Supervises work of Community Service workers, including sign-up and verification of hours worked

REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or equivalent

Knowledge of use of chemicals/cleaning agents

5 years progressive experience in custodial services with a minimum of 3 years managerial experience

 

FIRST IMPRESSION MEMBERSHIP SPECIALIST

Growth Experience Team / Development

Full-Time Position with Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Regularly meet and exceed membership sales goals by promoting Museum membership at all points of contact with visitors.

Actively engage visitors as they arrive and leave, using the contact as an opportunity to promote membership; promote regular Museum programming.

Remain informed on Museum programs and events and encourage member participation.

Familiarize visitors with the need for their support and the benefits of membership

Process on-site membership applications and member card fulfillment

Provide ticketing services during ticketed exhibitions. Promote the advantage of membership for special exhibitions.

Accept walk-in registrations for Museum classes and workshops. Promote cost-saving advantage of membership.

Make phone calls to members for renewals.

Assist with audience research by taking visitor surveys or gathering other information as assigned.

Act as first contact for visitors with questions/problems. Make appropriate staff contact to obtain necessary information. Answer routine questions and provide directions as requested.

Perform daily data-entry and cash handling tasks;

Assist Membership Manager with member relations issues and supports member promotions and events;

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Outgoing, friendly, enthusiastic attitude;

Must have excellent writing and verbal skills;

Good organization and excellent time management skills;

Exceptional skills of customer service;

Proactive and self-controlled work ethic; self-starter;

Able to achieve sales quotas;

Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple-priorities.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or GED preferred;

Prior membership or sales preferred;

Previous customer service experience required;

Proficient level of computer skills of MSWord, Excel, and Vista systems preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to stand for 5 to 8 hour shifts;

Frequent bending turning, kneeling and stooping;

Ability to sit for extended periods of time;

Ability to perform repetitive motions required for computer entry

Ability to manually operate a computer keyboard and mouse

 

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. 

 

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.

 

CAMP-IN COORDINATOR

Learning Experience Team

Part-time Position

This part-time position is responsible for coordination and logistics of MOSI overnight camp-ins.  Camp-in Coordinator will spend the night at MOSI with camp-in participants and therefore shifts will be 10 -18 hours long, including time for sleep. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the key point of contact for camp-in participants by answering questions, resolving issues, and acting responsibly during emergency situations.

Be responsible for the safety and well-being of participants.

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

Greet participants, take attendance, and positively engage participants.

Be knowledgeable about MOSI policies, procedures, exhibit spaces, and classroom spaces.  

Be knowledgeable about MOSI safety and emergency procedures. 

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

Other duties as needed and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Interest or background in science preferred.

Experience serving diverse audiences of children preferred.

Resourceful, responsible, flexible, and positive attitude. 

Ability to work overnight hours, especially on weekends.

Valid First Aid/CPR Certification preferred. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Experience working with children and families is required.  A minimum of 2 years is desired.

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:

Ability to quickly ascend and descend stairs

Ability to kneel, squat, bend and/or twist

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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.

 

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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