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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



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. 



Development Department

Full-time Position with Benefits

The perfect candidate for this position is a relationship-builder who enjoys asking for funding for causes they are passionate about, is confident they can increase donor retention by 20% and membership retention by 25%, and is up for the challenge of raising 7MM for MOSI in the next 12 months.



  • Holistic plan for all philanthropy including membership, corporate, individual, planned giving, foundations grants, public funding and events
  • Execution of the plan, leading a team of 8 people including the CEO to exceed all goals
  • Use proven experience in strategic philanthropy planning and execution to work with MOSI VP’s to identify and prioritize funding needs for the organization
  • Develop and manage departmental budget to achieve goals while controlling costs
  • Build team for the future


  • 30 days - analyze the current donor base and prioritize the top 50 donors with staff
  • 90 days - Work with iwave and donor history to establish a plan for each donor and assign the RACI model
  • 6 months - Secure 75% of current year goals in formal pledges
  • 1 year - Secure 100% of current goal and 50% of FY16 goal


  • 10+ years of fund development
  • 5+ years of leading and coaching high performing teams
  • Demonstrated reputation with donor stewardship
  • Proven track record in major gifts exceeding 1MM
  • Demonstrated ability in development metrics and processes


  • Ability to manage up to CEO and board members
  • Able to report and analyze data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills with team, donors and families
  • Organized and flexible under pressure; ability to manage acquisition, stewardship and retention, prioritizing where needed and actively problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge


  • Likability factor
  • Strong ethics and unwavering integrity and morality
  • Positive outlook with a track record of inspirational leadership
  • Lots of initiative, drive and one that takes ownership of challenges/issues
  • Not afraid to roll up their sleeves and work alongside their team
  • Ability to capitalize on opportunities as they present themselves



Exhibits Department

Temporary Independent Contractor Assignment

Project End Date: July 30, 2016

We are seeking an experienced individual to lead all project management aspects of a $2.5 million dollar STEAM Showcase exhibition, allowing internal departments to focus on the successful design, content development, and implementation of the STEAM Showcase. The Project Manager will ensure that MOSI meets the state mandated deadline of completion for the project without jeopardizing the work needed to maintain and upgrade our current experience.


The chosen contractor will:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of the project from initial development to execution.
  • Prepare and manage project budgets in consultation with relevant personnel; track and manage project expenditures while working with internal and external partners to ensure adherence to budgetary requirements.
  • Create and maintain project schedules, deliverables and timelines.
  • Communicate project expectations, deliverables and timelines with all parties including both internal and external designers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Submit invoices for all services rendered.

Experienced Project Managers who are interested in this opportunity should forward their resume to HR@mosi.org.



Marketing Department

Full Time with Benefits

The Graphic Designer/Production Specialist will serve as graphics and video support for MOSI’s Marketing Department. As the in-house designer and production specialist, this position will play a key role in all aspects of MOSI’s design and production. This person will ensure designs are seen through to completion by applying brand style guidelines, typography, composition, and layout across multiple elements, ensuring all requests are completed on or before deadline.


  • Create and design using layout principles and esthetic design concepts in accordance with MOSI brand guidelines
  • Create, file, and edit YouTube videos in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Assist in developing graphics and layouts for production
  • Maintain archive of images, photos, and creative assets
  • Stay current on media technologies and their applications
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines and must have quick turnaround on edit/corrections
  • Assist the Marketing Manager with trafficking for the department and ensure projects are completed on deadline
  • Act as staff photographer for fundraisers and special events
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 30 Days: Become familiar with MOSI brand guidelines and work to help catch the Graphics Department up on their project list
  • 90 Days: All graphics projects are delivered on or before deadline
  • 6 Months: Work with Marketing Manager to organize and archive all digital graphics files and their corresponding job jackets - develop a SOP for how files are saved in the future
  • 1 Year: Overall review of the graphics department procedures to see where we can improve and excel


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing, or Graphic Design (or comparable work experience required)
  • 1-2 years of experience in an agency or in-house setting a plus; recent college graduates encouraged to apply
  • Strong PC computer and design software skills including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, etc.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of layouts and graphic fundamentals
  • A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, and creative process
  • An aptitude for creativity along with the ability to follow direction
  • Ability to produce a large volume of work in a quick, efficient, and creative way
  • Proficient photographer and videographer
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required.
  • Working knowledge of Premier, Final Cut and After Effects animation a plus
  • HTML, CSS Coding, and CMS knowledge a plus
  • A self-starter with a positive team attitude.
  • Ability to storyboard or translate ideas and develop innovative graphics solutions



Business & Finance Department

Full-time Position with Benefits


  • Responsible for all accounts payable functions, including verification of invoices, data entry, preparation and mailing of checks, and tracking of blanket purchase orders
  • Prepares, tracks and maintains control of all requisitions and purchase orders
  • Matches invoices to receiving and purchasing documents
  • Researches invoice data as required
  • Codes and enters invoices to system and schedules payments within established parameters
  • Initiates ACH/EFT payments; issues accounts payable checks
  • Maintains computerized and manual files
  • Reconciles accounts
  • Responds to vendor inquiries on the status of accounts payable
  • Assists with development of, and adherence to, purchasing policies and procedures
  • Performs various month-end and year-end routines
  • Assists with month-end closings, annual audit, etc.
  • Responsible for secondary cash collection and control


  • Two years of college with emphasis on accounting - may substitute a combination of specialized training and experience.
  • Three years of bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Accounts payable experience preferred
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to flex schedule and adapt to shift changes according to business and seasonal needs
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize work load  
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet tight deadlines



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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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. 




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
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
  • 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


Audition Information:

Monday, October 5, 2015

MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry)
Science Works Theater


Auditions will be scheduled from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (please arrive at 5:30)

Come prepared to present a science-themed performance

Presentation should be no more than 5 minutes in length

Bring your One-Sheet!



Complete and submit the MOSI Employment Application by Thursday, October 1, 2015



Learning Experience Team

Part-Time Position / Weekend Availability Required


  • Present science programs and classes, on and off site, including environmental, space, health, and physics
  • Present science demonstrations, experiments, badge workshops for Scouts, camp-ins, and birthday parties


  • Ability to interact with groups of all sizes with enthusiasm, confidence and knowledge
  • Ability to meet challenges with creativity and flexibility
  • Science, mathematics, and/or education background preferred
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License preferred
  • Bilingual and Theatre / Education Background a plus



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. 


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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



Education Department

Part-time Position

Weekend and Weekday availability required


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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



Campus Experience Team

Part-time Position

Weekday & Weekend availability required


  • 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


  • 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.



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. 


  • 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.


  • 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. 


  • 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).


  • 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.


  • 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.



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.


  • 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.


  • 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).



Education Department

Part-Time Position


  • 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.


  • 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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