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Facility ManagerOutreach Instructor

Facility Manager

Full-Time Position

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support MOSI’s mission, values, vision, and core commitment to the visitor experience, community engagement and institutional relevancy for the future
  • Contribute to and support the MOSI strategic plan, priorities and institutional initiatives
  • Contribute to a positive organizational culture based on mutual respect, a spirit cooperation and openness to many perspectives
  • Participate in a culture of ongoing learning, collaboration, innovation, creativity, and community engagement

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors, troubleshoots and performs necessary repairs on all electrical systems and their components
  • Performs craft and carpentry installations and repairs throughout the facility
  • Performs miscellaneous building maintenance tasks, such as masonry, painting, lighting, etc.
  • Performs plumbing installations and repairs throughout the facility
  • Monitors and maintains all lighting fixtures throughout the facility, repairing and/or replacing when necessary.
  • Performs regular maintenance and repairs of all doors, locksets and hardware
  • Assists Facility Maintenance Manager with regulatory compliance, including inspections and thorough record keeping
  • Performs various assigned preventative maintenance tasks regularly
  • Analyzes problems in order to make accurate repairs to the facility
  • Maintains inventory of maintenance parts, materials, and supplies, including organizing, stocking, etc. for all Facilities maintenance tasks, repairs, and assignments
  • Retains control of and protects MOSI tools and equipment and keeps all tools and equipment in good working condition and repair
  • Keeps work areas clean and organized
  • Projects a positive demeanor at all times towards fellow staff, tenants, guests, vendors, etc
  • Assists other Facilities staff as needed and/or assigned
  • Conducts a safe, secure work environment at all times for the benefit of guests, staff, self, and others
  • Other duties as needed and assigned

FACILITY MANAGER MUST HAVE:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Trade School Diploma or Certification a plus
  • Three to five years of experience required in the commercial/ industrial/ building upkeep  trade
  • Three years of experience preferred in two or more of the following trades- plumbing, mechanical, carpentry and masonry
  • Valid Florida Driver’s license
  • 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
  • Various shift changes may be required to complete assigned work in conjunction with MOSI’s various program schedules
  • MOSI is open 363 days a year. Employee may be required to work some special events which may fall on holidays, evenings, and/or weekends

EXPERIENCE:

  • Skilled in mechanical, craft, minor construction, and maintenance trades.
  • Knowledge of compliancy codes related to various assigned trades.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience using plumbing, electrical and carpentry tools.

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge in the commercial/ industrial electrical trade.
  • Ability to analyze problems and situations and make sound, reasonable decisions.
  • Ability to read, translate and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Skilled in the use of safe work practices and procedures using appropriate safety equipment and devices.
  • Ability to operate various types of lifts and motorized equipment.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Positive attitude.

Outreach Instructor

Full-Time Position

REPORTS TO: Manager of Group & Outreach Programs

HOW THIS POSITION IMPACTS MOSI'S MISSION:

The MOSI Education team seeks an experience and driven self-starter for a full-time Instructor position focusing on Outreach Programs. This full-time position will primarily develop curriculum and teach outreach programs in a variety of educational settings.  The instructor will also complete prep and administrative duties to support these programs. All programs focus on STEAM content through a hands-on approach.  Programs will primarily be delivered off-site at schools. This position will be Monday- Friday, with flexible days during peak periods. This position requires working closely with students, teachers, school administrators, and daily interaction MOSI staff and volunteers.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Deliver programs that incorporate STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art, and Math) content, critical thinking, problem solving and scientific methodology.
  • Development of curriculum for new programs and activities focusing on middle school science.
  • Create a positive experience for all participants by using classroom management techniques and setting a positive tone.
  • Greet program participants, teachers and students, take attendance, and be responsible for students.
  • Providing exemplary service to customers via phone, email, and in-person.
  • Teaching summer and holiday camps, and assisting with Education department and MOSI events.
    • Help foster new community relationships and partnerships and maintain existing ones.
  • Other administrative and teaching duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) knowledge and background required, especially in middle school content.
  • Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering field required.
  • Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required.
  • Experience serving diverse audiences of children required.
  • Two years experience instructing children required. Experience with middle school students strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Middle School Science.
  • Access to reliable vehicle to travel to and from off-site program locations.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license with proven safe driving record.
  • Must be approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required).
  • Proficient in Google Documents, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, program reservation software.
  • Comfortable with using, teaching with, and troubleshooting various forms of technology, AV equipment, and lab instruments.
  • Ability to prioritize, work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal) with people of all ages
  • Engaging style and skill in public speaking and hands on demonstrations
  • Demonstrated strong classroom and large group management skills
  • Demonstrated success in the delivery of quality, consistent customer service
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to verbally project to large groups
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • MOSI is open on weekends and holidays. Employee may be required to occasionally work weekends, evenings, and overnights

Please submit a 45 minute lesson plan that showcases your ability to develop fun, engaging, and hands-on learning activities targeting middle school students in grades 6, 7, and 8.  Incorporate AT LEAST ONE of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards listed below into your lesson plan.  Applications submitted without a lesson plan will NOT be considered.  More information on the standards can be accessed at www.cpalms.org/public.

  • SC.6.E.7.1 Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through Earth's system.
  • SC.6.P.13.2 Explore the Law of Gravity by recognizing that every object exerts gravitational force on every other object and that the force depends on how much mass the objects have and how far apart they are.
  • SC.6.L.14.6 Compare and contrast types of infectious agents that may infect the human body, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites.
  • SC.7.E.6.3 Identify current methods for measuring the age of Earth and its parts, including the law of superposition and radioactive dating.
  • SC.7.L.15.3 Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species.
  • SC.7.P.10.3 Recognize that light waves, sound waves, and other waves move at different speeds in different materials.
  • SC.8.P.8.5 Recognize that there are a finite number of elements and that their atoms combine in a multitude of ways to produce compounds that make up all of the living and nonliving things that we encounter.
  • SC.8.L.18.3 Construct a scientific model of the carbon cycle to show how matter and energy are continuously transferred within and between organisms and their physical environment.
  • SC.8.E.5.4 Explore the Law of Universal Gravitation by explaining the role that gravity plays in the formation of planets, stars, and solar systems and in determining their motions.