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Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
1101 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL, United States

Phone: 3054349561
Web Site: https://www.frostscience.org/

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Youth Programs Facilitator


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Job ID:

1185

Location:

Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Academic Staff, Education
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Job Views:

60

Zip Code:

33132

Employment Type:

Part time

Posted:

08.13.2019
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Job Description:

SUMMARY:

The Youth Programs Facilitator will work under the supervision of the Education Programs Manager to deliver educational programming to visiting school groups as well as youth programming through camps and classes. These will be either facilitated classroom-based experiences in the sciences or hands-on learning stations located throughout the different museum exhibitions. Programs will cover all areas of science, including health and wellness, marine science, astronomy, physics, engineering, and zoology.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to the established policies and procedures of the Museum
  • Deepens the experience of visiting school children by facilitating classroom-based, inquiry investigations to enhance a visit to the Museum’s exhibitions.
  • Supports delivery of youth programs such as camps, classes and workshops.
  • Supports an enhanced experience for school children and other visitors by delivering informal interpretive programs at different places within the Museum’s exhibitions utilizing science materials and specimens.
  • Adheres to daily program schedules and other rotational tasks as assigned.
  • Works with other staff, interns and volunteers to deliver programs to a diverse audience during special events or other specialized program needs.
  • Maintains excellent customer service by maintaining a positive and friendly attitude and through guest interactions by answering questions related to exhibit content, show times, directions, and other general information.
  • Effectively works with other Museum staff, interns and volunteers to deliver programs to a diverse audience during special events on other specialized program needs.
  • Maintains excellent customer service by maintaining a positive and friendly attitude and through guest interactions by answering questions related to exhibit content, show times, directions, and other general information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in Education, Museum Studies, Science or other related degree, either completed or in progress
  • Background and/or strong interest in several scientific areas: health, astronomy, physics, biology, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Experience working with children, youth and/or families in a museum or other informal learning environment.
  2. Can demonstrate strong educational skills and have a demonstrated commitment to delivering scripted learning experiences.
  3. Can effectively manage groups of students in a positive manner while keeping learning and enjoyment at the focus of the experience.
  4. Has excellent interpersonal skills.
  5. Can follow the Museum's mission statement, goals, and policies as per employee manual.
  6. Can work in a fast-paced environment with creativity, curiosity, integrity and determination.
  7. Can demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively share information across and between multiple disciplines and reach audiences with varied technical and organizational knowledge.
  8. Bilingual preferred (Spanish preferred, Haitian Creole a plus).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on select occasions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those as employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work time will be split between working in an open office setting and on the floor delivering programs. Occasional exposure to outdoor activities may be requested. Weekend and evening work in alignment with programs is sometimes required.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Level 2 background clearance as defined by Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
  • Drug screening as part of the Drug Free Workplace Program.

Please apply online: https://www.frostscience.org/careers/