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Employment Opportunities

   

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

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

 

FULL-TIME OPENINGS:

 

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

 

 

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & GRANTS

Research & Government Relations Department

Full-Time Position with Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Be responsible for the completion of all sections of grant proposals, including budgets, timelines, appendices, evaluations, letters of cooperation, administrative summaries etc. in such a way as they are timely, competitive, aligned with MOSI’s Strategic Plans, and thoroughly respond to all sections of the grant proposal and meet the funder’s intent.

·          Organize grant writing and be responsible for editing of all grants prior to final review.

·          Conduct research to respond to grant proposals

·          Identify appropriate government and private sector grant funding sources.

·          Work with senior management, outside partners, and other MOSI staff to develop and document grant projects and concepts.

·          Develop concept papers, specialized briefing documents, and other required grants materials.

·          Research and maintain supporting statistical data, information, and written documentation for grant proposals and other grants-related initiatives.

·          Develop and maintain relationships with governmental granting agencies, funding organizations and other grants related entities, and represents MOSI in the community.

·          Build relationships with local, state and federal funding offices and elected officials.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university

·          Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in grants writing and research

·          Must have a grant portfolio of a minimum of $ 5 million dollars in awarded competitive grants from local, state federal and private foundations.

·          Previous experience with submissions on Grants.Gov required.

·          Experience creating collaborative partnerships within the Tampa Bay area required.

·          Demonstrated knowledge of school district and collaborations with the school district.

·          Experience in conducting research required.

·          Experience developing a logic model for evaluation required.

 

DIRECTOR OF EXHIBITS

Guest Experience Team

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position leads and participates in all aspects of the exhibit program including budgeting, planning, design, fabrication, and installation of new, permanent and traveling exhibitions. This position is responsible for delivering and maintaining exhibit projects that are consistent with the Museum's mission and its educational, financial, sustainability and accessibility goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Responsible for long-range planning and defining goals and objectives for the exhibits program.

·          Directs and works on the research and development of exhibit content including literature reviews and liaisons with community partners, potential donors, science advisors and content experts from academia and specialist fields.

·          Directs the development of prototypes and the evaluation of functionality of prototypes.

·          Directs and works on the traveling and visiting exhibits programs.

·          Works with exhibit designer to produce renderings and drawings (presentation, design, and construction).

·          In conjunction with mid-level supervisors, hires, trains, supervises, coaches, mentors, evaluates, and motivates entire exhibits staff.

·          Works closely with education staff to assure educational standards are being met.

·          Prepares the budget and monitors spending for Exhibits Department.

·          Works with Exhibits Manager on maintenance, including electronics, appearance, safety and security.

·          Designs and implements exhibit evaluation programs for exhibit development and remediation.

·          Active liaison with museum colleagues nationally and internationally through meetings, conferences, seminars, and membership in pertinent associations.  Provides input and feedback to the direction and standards in the field as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

·          Bachelor’s degree, relevant certification or commensurate experience in exhibit design and development and/or industrial design.

·          Minimum of five years professional experience in exhibit design and development process or similar work experience in the museum field, with emphasis on project management experience.

·          A portfolio of significant exhibit projects.

·          Strong project management skills and the ability to collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners.

·          Skilled in the planning, design, fabrication, and evaluation of unique and engaging hands-on interactive exhibits with the intent of conveying science messages to the target audience.

·          Ability to manage major exhibition programs and review the work of the Exhibits Team to achieve high caliber results.

·          General knowledge of computer systems pertinent to functionality in the Exhibits Department.

·          Excellent oral and written communication skills

·          Ability to plan, schedule and organize work effectively

·          Knowledge of:  Presentation and design, graphics tools and materials, trades skills, tools, and capabilities; printing processes and equipment; lighting and sound techniques and equipment.

·          MOSI is open 365 days a year.  Employee may be required to work extended hours and/or special events, which may fall on evenings, weekends or holidays.  Some travel may be necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

·          Occasional lifting, bending, stooping, etc. when loading, unloading, installing, and dismantling exhibits.

 

 

 

GUEST EXPERIENCE SUPERVISOR

Guest Experience Team

Full-time Position with Benefits

This position supervises MOSI’s team of STEAMpunks, our team of Education Entertainers. 

MOSI STEAMpunks are the key to making STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) come to life for visiting school groups, general public and MOSI members through characterizations, interactions, shows, demonstrations, and informal gallery conversations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Supervises MOSI’s STEAMpunks

·          Runs all floor experience operations, including High Wire Bike, Hurricane Simulator, Butterfly Garden, Earthquake Room, etc., adhering to safety policies and procedures at all times.

·          Performs all STEAMpunks demonstrations and shows.

·          Trains STEAMpunks on museum floor experience operations, demonstrations, and shows.

·          Actively manages staff and floor experience operations throughout the day and makes changes to the schedule as needed.

·          Covers staff breaks and other openings in the daily schedule as needed.

·          Creates daily, weekly, and monthly schedules and assigns staff duties.

·          Assists with museum guests’ needs, concerns, and issues throughout the day and provides exceptional customer service in all interactions.

·          Trains and assigns volunteers to appropriate areas.

·          Works with the Director of Guest Experience to create new shows, demonstrations, and programs for the Guest Experience.

·          Communicates with the part-time Guest Experience Supervisor to ensure proper staff coverage, training, etc. throughout the week.

·          Other projects as assigned by the Director of Guest Experience

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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

·          Excellent customer service skills required

·          Museum or attraction experience preferred

·          Previous supervisory experience preferred

·          Basic knowledge of MS Office software required

·          Valid Florida driver’s license with proven safe driving record

·          Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate multiple projects

·          Engaging style and skill in public speaking and hands on demonstrations

·          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

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

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 stand and/or walk for 4 – 6 hour shifts

·          Physical ability to climb stairs on a regular basis

·          Physical ability to maneuver floor experience operations to include pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs.

 

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.

 

DIRECTOR OF IMAX® THEATRE OPERATIONS

Guest Experience Team

Full-Time Position with Benefits

This position is responsible for coordinating the various business, marketing and sales activities in the IMAXâ Dome Theatre and 3-D Theatre, to ensure the proper delivery of programming and financial goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Lead programming and operations of the Florida Hospital IMAX Dome Theatre and Coleman Science Works 3-D Theatre, including guest services, film selection, branding, sales analysis, projections and reporting, pricing of films, audience analysis and identification, and analysis of departmental revenue and expenses.

·          Responsible for managing theater staff, and assuring quality and efficient visitor experiences.

·          Drive film selection process; develops and implements user and nonuser surveys, focus groups, and test screenings, etc., to measure audience interest.

·          Participate with marketing team to develop and implement programs and strategies to increase attendance, revenue and programming in the Theatre. 

·          Participate with Education team to develop school group sales procedures and help identify new audiences to meet or exceed departmental revenue goals each year.

·          Coordinate production of all film-related promotional material including print pieces, electronic/online pieces, advertising, releases and social media.

·          Serve as expert source and maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and developments in digital and large format film technology, theater operations, and guest services.

·          Speak and act as MOSI representative at various meetings, conferences and events in the community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·          Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

·          Effective management skills

·          Organized and creative self-starter

·          Proficient in the use of MS Office

·          Committed to exceeding guest expectations

·          Detail oriented with ability to manage multiple complex and often-changing tasks

·          MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

·          Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred.

·          Two to four years of theater management and supervisory experience required.

·          SPECIAL WORK REQUIREMENTS:

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

·          Employee must be accessible should Theatre operations require immediate response

·          Some travel is required

 

MANAGER OF PLANETARIUM & SPACE PROGRAMS

Learning Experience Team

Full-Time Position with Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Manages the day-to-day operation of planetarium and space programs which includes, but is not limited to, scheduling, staffing, training and monitoring quality and content of experiences for the Saunders Planetarium, Mission: Moonbase, Starlab and telescopes program.

·          Coordinates and presents programs on varied content, including but not limited to flight and space, astronomy, technology and industry; provides content and instructional backup for programs across department divisions.

·          Operate and maintain all Planetarium equipment and telescopes.

·          Remain up to date with current events and activities in astronomy and space science.

·          Serve as on the on-air astronomy and space science expert at MOSI and in the community.

·          Assists with developing new programs and continually updating existing programs.

·          Assists with creating publications and marketing materials for programs.

·          Contributes to department statistics for monthly reports, as required.

·          Contributes to grant writing and the writing of grant reports, as required.

·          In collaboration with other department Directors and Managers, initiate new program ideas including guest lectures, group and public programs, partnerships and revenue sources.

·          Presents programs across department divisions, as appropriate, both at MOSI and offsite.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·          Bachelor’s Degree in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, earth and space science education or other related field

·          Previous experience in science center or similar informal education institution delivering programs in a planetarium setting

·          Three years of experience in a supervisory position preferred

·          Experience operating and assembling telescopes

·          Exemplary communication and presentation skills

·          Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects

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

·          Able to stand for 4 – 6 hours at a time

·          Able to verbally project to large groups, indoors and out

 

 

PART-TIME OPENINGS

 

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 year’s 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.

 

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

Campus Experience Team

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

 

ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE

Guest Experience Team

Part-time Position - Flexibility Required

Weekend, Holiday & Evening Availability Required

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

·          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/ABILITIES:

·          High School diploma or GED preferred

·          Retail and/or cash handling experience preferred

·          Computer experience required, preferably windows-based

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

·          Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.

·          Ability to perform repetitive motions required for computer entry.

·          Ability to manually operate a cash register, computer keyboard and/or mouse.

 

GUEST EXPERIENCE SUPERVISOR

Guest Experience Team

Part-time Position - Flexibility Required

Weekend, Holiday & Evening Availability Required

This position supervises MOSI’s team of STEAMpunks, our team of Education Entertainers. 

MOSI STEAMpunks are the key to making STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) come to life for visiting school groups, general public and MOSI members through characterizations, interactions, shows, demonstrations, and informal gallery conversations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

·          Supervises MOSI’s STEAMpunks

·          Runs all floor experience operations, including High Wire Bike, Hurricane Simulator, Butterfly Garden, Earthquake Room, etc., adhering to safety policies and procedures at all times.

·          Performs all STEAMpunks demonstrations and shows.

·          Trains STEAMpunks on museum floor experience operations, demonstrations, and shows.

·          Actively manages staff and floor experience operations throughout the day and makes changes to the schedule as needed.

·          Covers staff breaks and other openings in the daily schedule as needed.

·          Creates daily, weekly, and monthly schedules and assigns staff duties.

·          Assists with museum guests’ needs, concerns, and issues throughout the day and provides exceptional customer service in all interactions.

·          Trains and assigns volunteers to appropriate areas.

·          Works with the Director of Guest Experience to create new shows, demonstrations, and programs for the Guest Experience.

·          Communicates with the full-time Guest Experience Supervisor to ensure proper staff coverage, training, etc. throughout the week.

·          Other projects as assigned by the Director of Guest Experience

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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

·          Excellent customer service skills required

·          Museum or attraction experience preferred

·          Previous supervisory experience preferred

·          Basic knowledge of MS Office software required

·          Valid Florida driver’s license with proven safe driving record

·          Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate multiple projects

·          Engaging style and skill in public speaking and hands on demonstrations

·          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

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

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 stand and/or walk for 4 – 6 hour shifts

·          Physical ability to climb stairs on a regular basis

·          Physical ability to maneuver floor experience operations to include pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs.

 

ROPES COURSE and ZIP LINE OPERATOR

Education Department

Part-time Positions

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 safety 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:

·          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

 

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

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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