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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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Public Programs Facilitator (Part Time)


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Job ID:

1603

Location:

Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Education

Salary:

$12.00 per hour
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Job Views:

222

Zip Code:

33132

Employment Type:

Part time

Posted:

09.23.2021
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Job Description:

SUMMARY:

The Public Programs Facilitator will work under the supervision of the Education Programs Manager to deliver educational and engaging live science performances across the museum and within the community. Live science performances may include live shows and demonstrations on the museum floor and exhibitions, or out at local schools and community events, and may be related to many fields of science, including health and wellness, astronomy, physics, and biology. The Public Programs Facilitator regularly performs for public audiences both in-person and virtually.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to the established policies and procedures of the Museum.
  • Deepens participation of guests by delivering dynamic live science shows and demonstrations related to museum exhibitions and Planetarium, including interactive experiments, demos, theater-style shows, participatory games, quiz shows, etc.
  • Performs interactive science demonstrations and theatre-style programs 4-8 hours per day. This includes set up and take down of materials, sets, props, and seating; disinfection of materials, gathering audiences; and conducting post performance discussions as needed.
  • Supports with daily operations, assisting guests with wayfinding directions and safety instructions.
  • Adheres to daily show schedules and other rotational tasks as assigned.
  • Performs interactive live science shows and demonstrations at local schools or community events as needed, both in-person and virtually.
  • Works with other staff, interns and volunteers to perform shows and demonstrations.
  • Reports feedback for live science shows from guests and other staff on a periodic basis to ensure show quality and improve audience satisfaction.
  • Aids with the management and troubleshooting of all equipment necessary for supporting live performances. Reports technical problems to AV and Exhibits staff.
  • 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.
  • The Public Programs Facilitator is required to work a flexible and varying schedule that will include weekends, holidays and non-traditional hours (this may include 2-3 evenings per month for special events and programming).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or 2-3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Background and/or strong interest in several scientific areas: health, astronomy, physics, biology, etc.
  • Theatrical experience and/or demonstrated ability to deliver exciting and engaging presentations a plus.
  • Experience working with children, youth, and/or families in informal learning environments is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Must demonstrate strong performance skills and have a demonstrated commitment to delivering scripted material.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  3. Knowledge of the museum's mission statement, goals, and policies as per employee manual.
  4. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with creativity, curiosity, integrity and determination.
  5. Ability to work under pressure, multitask, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively with staff.
  6. 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.
  7. Bilingual preferred (Spanish and/or Haitian Creole preferred).
 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Level 2 background clearance as defined by Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
  • Drug screening as part of the Drug Free Workplace Program.
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine(s) by date of hire to be considered for employment unless applicant is eligible for an exemption and able to provide supporting documentation for an accommodation under Title VII and/or ADA with the Human Resources Department.
Please apply: https://www.frostscience.org/careers/