- Last Updated: Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:39
- Published: Wednesday, 19 April 2017 16:05
School & Public Programs Manager
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Entry-level management position; involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied); assist in the development, scheduling and presentation of all public and school programs in the building; audiences include schools, community centers, scout groups, day cares, families, adult events, etc.; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, tabletops, classes/labs, Science On a Sphere; responsible for the daily operations, scheduling and management of the programs; schedule, train and monitor part-time staff and volunteers.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Be responsible and organized, time- and detail-oriented; have experience in program research, development and presentation; experience managing staff; comfort with and interest in science and education; exceptional public speaking abilities, comfortable working with audiences of all sizes/ ages/backgrounds; outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic; professional in attitude and appearance; do moderate lifting (approx. 40 lbs.)
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have college degree, science major preferred, science classes required; ability to develop complex staff and program schedules; experience in the informal science education field preferred; experience with and ability to manage part-time staff; comfortable with computers and Microsoft.
SCHEDULE: Full-time, to include weekdays and weekends; schedule will include holidays, some evenings and early mornings; must be flexible
SALARY: $23,660, full benefits