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Visitor Experience AssociateOutreach InstructorRopes Course OperatorCustodianPlanetarium Presenter

Visitor Experience Associate 

Part-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 INCLUDE:

  • Provides an excellent experience by promptly greeting and enthusiastically sharing information related to the MOSI Experience with members, guests and groups
  • Performs ticket transactions, actively sells and maintains memberships and promotes additional upsell experiences (in person and/or on telephone)
  • Answers phones, disseminating general information about MOSI programs and activities to callers and providing other assistance to callers as required
  • Operates flight simulator as scheduled to enhance the guest experience
  • Assists with troubleshooting within areas of responsibility
  • Maintains a basic knowledge of the Museum’s daily schedule in order to answer guest inquiries

MOSI VEAs MUST HAVE:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced working environment
  • Ability to smile, laugh and have fun
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with diplomacy and tact
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Ability to handle cash transactions accurately
  • Computer experience, preferably Windows-based
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to manually operate a cash register, computer keyboard and/or mouse, multi-line telephone system
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions required for computer entry

High School diploma or GED preferred

Retail and/or cash handling experience preferred

Flexible schedule including holidays and weekends

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.

For this part-time position we ask that applicants provide us with at least three full days of availability for scheduling purposes.

OUTREACH INSTRUCTOR

Part-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 INCLUDE:

  • Delivers programs that incorporate STEAM content, critical thinking, problem solving and scientific methodology.
  • Sets the tone and excitement level to optimize a positive experience for all participants.
  • Greets guests, program participants, parents and students; takes attendance and assumes responsibility for students/program participants
  • Develop new programs and activities as assigned.
  • Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying, recording/analyzing data, and organizing.
  • Replenish supplies and take inventory as assigned.
  • Prepare program materials.
  • Drive outreach vehicle to program locations.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned

OUR OUTREACH INSTRUCTORS MUST HAVE/BE:

  • Two years of experience instructing and/or working with children – required
  • Ability to prioritize, work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Google Drive Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Comfortable with using, teaching with, and troubleshooting various forms of technology, AV equipment, and lab instruments
  • Valid Florida driver’s license with proven safe driving record, ability to operate MOSI vehicles, including vans
  • Access to reliable vehicle for MOSI outreach programs.
  • 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
  • Approved to work with children (Clear Level II Background Screening through Department of Children & Families required)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to traverse on uneven terrain (e.g., beach, caves, water)
  • Ability to be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions such extreme heat, humidity, insects, rain, high winds, etc.
  • Ability to verbally project to large groups
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Schedule Flexibility - MOSI is open 365 days a year. This position primarily works during school hours with some programs occurring on weekends, evenings and overnights. Employee may be required to often

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience developing STEM or STEAM curriculum preferred
  • Certified Florida Teaching Credential a plus but not required

ROPES COURSE OPERATOR

Part-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 INCLUDE:

  • Facilitating guests through course activities, enforcing safety regulations throughout their experience
  • Assisting & supervising guests as they navigate course challenges
  • Monitoring proper use of equipment and ensuring safety procedures are followed at all times

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

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/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 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
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with diplomacy and tact

Flexible schedule including holidays and weekends

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.

For this part-time position we ask that applicants provide us with at least three full days of availability for scheduling purposes.

CUSTODIAN

Part-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 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

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read and follow instructions and handle multiple tasks routinely
  • Physically able to frequently walk, bend, stoop, squat, and crouch
  • Physically able to occasionally lift and carry objects of up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of use of chemicals/cleaning agents preferred
  • Ability to smile, laugh and have fun

High School diploma or GED preferred

Flexible schedule including holidays and weekends

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.

For this part-time position we ask that applicants provide us with at least three full days of availability for scheduling purposes.

PLANETARIUM PRESENTER

Part-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 INCLUDE:

  • Present Planetarium Programs and work with telescopes for SkyWatches
  • Present Flight & Space programs as needed for badge workshops and Camp-ins
  • Provide an excellent experience by promptly greeting and enthusiastically sharing Flight & Space Program information with members, guests and groups
  • Assists with troubleshooting within areas of responsibility
  • Maintains a basic knowledge of the Museum’s daily schedule in order to answer guest inquiries

OUR PLANETARIUM PRESENTERS MUST HAVE:

  • A strong interest in Astronomy, Physics, Space Program and/or Telescopes
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence and knowledge
  • Ability to meet challenges with creativity and flexibility
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License - preferred
  • Ability to smile, laugh and have fun
  • Computer experience, preferably Windows-based

High School diploma or GED preferred

Flexible schedule including holidays and weekends

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.

For this part-time position we ask that applicants provide us with at least three full days of availability for scheduling purposes.