Temporary Exhibit Program Presenter

Organization: Museum of Science (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Temporary Exhibit Program Presenter Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. SUMMARY STATEMENT: Assist the other Interpretation staff in providing hands-on, inquiry and design-based learning experiences for Museum visitors in the temporary exhibits Shipwreck: Pirates and Treasure and Design Zone. Help visitors explore the exhibits by providing guidance with exhibit components and offering access to tools and props that will enhance their experience and help them make meaningful connections. Engage visitors in countertop investigations that encourage them to use the skills of scientific inquiry, engineering design, and mathematics. Assist in the daily operation of the Interpreter Program including training, supervising, and mentoring of the volunteers. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Spend up to 6 hrs/day interpreting in the exhibit gallery. • Learn a minimum of 3 interpretations for each month. • Assist in the training and support of a diverse crew of up to 5 volunteers per shift. WORK SCHEDULE: This position is Temporary, Part-Time, 2 days/week from 9:15am-4:15pm, through April 7, 2013. REPORTS TO: Director, Visitor Programs MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's Degree preferred, including coursework in a field of Natural Science, Archaeology, or engineering. • More than 6 months of informal education experience. STARTING SALARY: Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience. BENEFITS: Free parking in the Museum garage, T accessibility, free Exhibit Halls admission and Omni/Planetarium shows, free Duck Tours, discounts in the Museum store and cafe, discounted movie passes, retirement & savings plan. TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Human Resources Department Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114 Fax: (617) 589-0362 Email: jobs@mos.org Visit www.mos.org/jobs for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.