The Presentation Specialist will work under the supervision of the Community 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 in the Planetarium, 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 Presentation Specialist regularly performs for large public audiences.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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 stand for long periods of time as well as talk and hear. The employee is frequently 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.
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 primarily spent on the floor delivering programs, and require being exposed to the elements such as sun, heat, wind, etc. frequently. Weekend and evening work in alignment with programs is required.