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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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IMPACT Summer Mentor


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Job ID:

1381

Location:

Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Education, Grants Administrator

Salary:

$14.00 per hour
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Job Views:

87

Zip Code:

33132

Employment Type:

Part time, Seasonal

Posted:

03.06.2020
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Job Description:

SUMMARY:     Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) is a program created and funded by the U.S. Department of Education. As a designated UBMS Center, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science seeks to strengthen the math and science skills of underserved, first-generation high-school students and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

From June 15, 2020 to July 31, 2020, Frost Science will host the summer component of its UBMS program: Integrated Marine Program and College Training (IMPACT). This six-week immersion covers topics in Marine Ecology, Marine Biology, Marine Geology, Natural Resource Management, Oceanography and Meteorology. Mentors are individuals who are problem solvers, team players and proficient in the topics covered. Serving primarily as facilitators of existing program curricula, mentors will deliver hands-on exploratory science activities and lead off-site excursions. The following is the required time commitment for the position. 

  • Full availability for the 6-week duration of the program, June 22nd – July 31st
  • Availability the week of June 8, 2020 for CPR Training (if not certified)
  • Full availability for a training week from June 15th to June 19th

SALARY:                      $14.00/hour, Temporary PT

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-facilitation of science enrichment activities in a classroom setting as well as data collection in a variety of outdoor settings.
  • Serve as a mentor/role model to underserved high school youth.  
  • Ensure students’ safety during all activities.
  • Willingness to provide adult supervision on field excursions to state parks and marine labs throughout South FL, including one overnight trip.
  • Coordination of data collection as students produce and present projects to demonstrate acquired science knowledge.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 3 years completed towards a Bachelor's degree in Science or Education, with preference offered to those specifically trained in marine and/or environmental science. Completed degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of teaching/tutoring experience, preferably with culturally diverse high school youth.

Job Requirements:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Leadership abilities and effective communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual ability—English/Spanish or English/Haitian-Creole—preferred
  • Punctual, enthusiastic, mature, and flexible
  • Must follow museum’s established policies and safety regulations

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Work is performed both in an interior classroom environment and in the field (i.e. local beaches, wetlands and forested areas)
  • Moderate to active physical effort is required. Must be able to carry supplies and equipment, walk/hike for extended periods of time, swim/snorkel in the ocean and sustain alertness for long hours during overnight trips
  • Exposure to physical risk is primarily that typically associated with an outdoor environment, such as sunburn, mosquito bites, etc.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:  

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

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V 

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