- Last Updated: Thursday, 26 April 2018 13:58
Seasonal Educators (Education Specialists)
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); assist in the development and presentation of public, school, scout, day-camper, and special programs; audiences include seasonal science camp students, day camp schools, teachers, community centers, scout groups, families, etc.; programs could be done on-site and out in the community; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, classes/labs, science camps, birthday parties, outreaches, etc.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Be incredibly prepared and flexible; very responsible and organized, time- and detail-oriented; be creative; comfort with and interest in science and education; have 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: College science/education/etc. classes strongly recommended; must have experience in public speaking and/or teaching; experience in the informal science education field preferred.
SCHEDULE: Part-time; variable hours each week; schedule could include weekends, holidays and evenings; must be flexible. Note that this is temporary, seasonal employment, but could lead to longer-term employment.