- Last Updated: Tuesday, 05 March 2019 16:10
Weekday 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 and special programs; audiences include schools, teachers, community centers, scout groups, families, etc; programs will be done both on-site and out in the community; programs include demonstrations, exhibit interpretation, classes/labs, science camps, birthday parties, outreaches, evening events, 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. strongly classes 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 will include weekends, holidays and evenings; must be flexible. Note that this is not temporary, seasonal employment.
SALARY: $9.00/hour, increased to $10.00/hour after 6-month probationary period; limited time-off benefits