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Effective April 2015

 

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OSC’s Guiding Principles
  • Act with the highest integrity.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Embrace teamwork and collaboration.
  • Treat all with respect.
  • Be innovative.
  • Be a responsible steward of all resources.

 

 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Full time benefited position. The CFO serves on the senior leadership team for the Science Center and reports directly to the President and CEO. Strong leadership skills including communication, strategic thinking, and ability to manage the finance team are required. The CFO is responsible for overseeing the security of the financial assets of the Center, monitoring and analyzing the financial condition of the Center and making recommendations to the President/CEO, ensuring OSC maintains a strong financial position.

Job Duties:

  • Exercises fiscal control over the assets of the Center by providing planning, implementation and supervision of accounting systems, policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Analyzes financial and operational statements and reports and makes recommendations to the President/CEO in regard to financial policies.
  • Directs the Center’s cash flow. Acts as staff liaison with banking and investment institutions and advises on investments for short term and long term financial plans.
  • Works directly with OSC’s attorney on legal issues and negotiates and provides contract review for OSC contracts.
  • Leads OSC’s Finance Committee, provides monthly financial statements, cost/market analyses and other reports as required.
  • Supervises the maintenance of the general ledger, departmental ledgers and all other subsidiary financial records belonging to OSC. Maintains control and supervises the balancing operation on all records, including but not limited to: bank statements, investment accounts and other subsidiary records. Prepares monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversees preparation of OSC’s annual operating budget. Responsible for monitoring and budget performance. 
  • Monitors various funds and special project grants. Oversees the appropriateness of the disbursements of separate funds and restricted grants in accordance with specified spending restrictions. Oversees preparation of reports required by regulatory agencies, responsible for the proper accounting of all gifts, in-kind donations, investment income and other funds received.
  • Schedules, coordinates and assists external auditors. Works directly with independent CPA’s preparing all required audit schedules and work-papers for their review and audit.
  • Maintains OSC’s tax exempt status, including preparing tax returns and charitable organization filings.
  • Responsible for overall review, compilation, and analysis of all commercial package insurance, and risk review.


Education:
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and a CPA or ten years management accounting experience. 

Supervision Given: Accounting staff 

Supervision Received: President/CEO  

 

 

 

Director of Facilities 

Full time benefited position. Responsible for all building systems and maintenance for a 200,000 square foot private not for profit facility. This position plans, directs and manages the efforts of the facility team. Responsible for developing and utilizing all procedures to ensure that the building and building systems are maintained to the highest standard. This includes, but is not limited to the building environment, structure, life safety and air quality. Will also function as Projector Manager on all construction projects. Frequent, on going verbal and written communication with an emphasis of time management is an essential part of this position. Position is 70/30 hands-on.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and manage departmental budgets.
  • Develop and implement long-term scheduled preventative maintenance plan
  • Hire, train and coach departmental personnel.
  • Act as Project Manager on all construction projects.
  • Negotiate and oversee contract services 
  • Ensure compliance with public safety codes and regulations for entire facility
  • Point of contact for insurance adjustor, OPD, OFD and City Planning
  • Ensure compliance with ADA regulations, City codes and permits relating to a public building.
  • Responsible for coordinating Life- Safety and Emergency Evacuation program to include annual staff training 
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure compliance with LEED practices.
  • Serve as administrator for the Monitoring Station Contract, 24/7 building daily access codes, building keys, swipe cards and providing overall security for the building.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties assigned by the Chief Financial Officer / VP of Finance

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing challenges
  • Chilled water, building automation, VAV and VFD's
  • Fire Control (pump and panel)
  • Security access control systems
  • Emergency generator repair
  • Electrical experience with single phase 120 and 3 phase 480
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols and procedures
  • Ability to direct project inspection programs and ensure contractor code compliance
  • Fleet maintenance and mechanical repair
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in a related technical, scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Three-five years relevant work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Heavy lifting, stretching, bending and the need to be on your feet for extended periods of time. 

 

 

Guest Services Manager

The Guest Services Manager position is an entry level, full time, salaried position. The Orlando Science Center is looking for an energetic individual who is fun and engaging, to manage the frontline operation. Responsible for the Science Centers most important assets, OSC visitors and Members. This position is responsible for assuring that the Science Centers front line customer service is world class. Offers managerial support for the entire front line team while maintaining leadership for the area. Responsible for the operational integrity of lobby operations and ensures the Orlando Science Center brand, protocols and policies are adhered to. Position is required to work weekends, holidays and provide service during evening events when applicable.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Management of front line operation to ensure all staff and personnel issues are being attended to daily and maintain a staff schedule within the budgeted yearly dollars.
  • Assure information is recorded correctly in the point of sale system with a low rate of error [less than 2%] and conduct continual audit of all front line financial operations.
  • Support the Orlando Science Center membership program by selling of or cross selling memberships at the admission window.
  • Prepare and manage front line inventory, annual budget, employee evaluations and incentive programs for  the Guest Services Department
  • Oversee the recruitment, training and coaching of Admissions department personnel
  • Write and update operational procedures with a focus on Customer Service
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings that is continually reinforcing customer service with the Guest Services Team monthly.
  • Maintain the database for exit surveys and comment cards to ensure all formulas are calculating correctly and ensuring accuracy of the data.
  • Provide quality service and detail reporting while functioning in a Manager on Duty (MOD) capacity.
  • Meet with the Vice President of Operations Bi Weekly to report all aspects of the front line operation and maintain open communication regarding all aspects of the day to day business.
  • Maintain a professional and replenished environment for front of house operation and report all challenges to Vice President of Operations.
  • On-call 24 hours for vacant shifts and emergency situations

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Hospitality and / or 3 + years in management. 

PREFERRED SKILLS
The Orlando Science Center is a private not for profit, 501( c ) (3) so applicants with not for profit management experience preferred but not necessary.
Must be detailed oriented and able to utilize different computer applications effectively.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Standing for long periods of time and may have to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

 

Education Manager – Curriculum and Program Support

Manages curriculum development and implementation for Education Programs. Is responsible for leading the research, development, training and evaluation of all programs.  Provides administrative and operational support and ensures that all educational offerings are of the highest quality. The manager will work with the Director of Education to ensure programs are meeting the strategic plan and goals of the organization. Additionally, this individual will ensure routine staff evaluations are conducted on all educational offerings and will monitor guest feedback to ensure alignment with customer satisfaction goals. They will monitor quality to ensure programs to ensure high levels of guest satisfaction.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for weekly scheduling of education department in accordance with organization policies. 
  • Leads the education staff in the development of education materials and curriculum of programs, including but not limited to school field trips, offsite, scouts, day camps, overnights, science competitions, birthday parties and educator workshops.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training, and personnel evaluations of the educators.
  • Works closely with the other Education Managers to develop and revise training content and materials on an ongoing basis.
  • Supervise and provide leadership to the team responsible for supply acquisition and storage.
  • Conducts routine evaluations of staff to ensure staff development and quality is maintained.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the job functions of the other Education Manager to support as needed.
  • Demonstrates commitment to OSC's vision, mission and values.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree Preferred or Associates Degree with 4 years relevant work experience.
  • Three-five years relevant work experience
  • Previous experience in the management and development of educational programs.
  • Proven administrative abilities and demonstrated writing skills
  • Ability to lead and work in a fast pace, team oriented environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective rapport with all levels of management, employees and museum visitors.
  • Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to balance numerous and varied tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills; presentation and public speaking
  • Reliable, organized, self-starter. Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing; must love working with people


PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of informal education and museum practices.
  • Experience working with staff development in an educational setting, training, curriculum development and high-volume organizations.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  •  Must be able to lift 25lbs. 

 

 

Public Relations Specialist

Full time benefited position. The Public Relations Specialist is responsible for developing, managing and implementing targeted, proactive media relations and strategies; developing, managing and implementing issues-related and public affairs communication strategies that cover local, regional, and national issues; and managing crisis communications as needed. The specialist also creates, manages and leads the implementation of digital strategy for social media.  

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively plans for and manages marketing activities across multiple search engines, directory listings, paid social media channels and mobile including the planning, implementation, budget management, performance review and optimization.
  • Develop, manage and implement targeted, proactive strategies for Orlando Science Center’s social media platforms.
  • Tracks and reports on performance of all digital assets to the Director of Marketing.
  • Develop, manage and implement targeted, proactive media relations and strategies and maintaining positive relationships with contacts across the range of media formats.
  • Identifies and responds in a timely manner to print, electronic and broadcast journalists’ requests for information.
  • Serve as the Orlando Science Center spokesperson when appropriate.
  • Provide copy writing for marketing and development promotional material, including website, newsletters, magazines and various collateral. 
  • Work with all departments to foster a team oriented environment and accomplish departmental as well as organizational goals.

 

Other Related Functions:

  • Possess a strong sense of ownership, commitment to quality, and attention to detail.
  • Displays strong time management skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, monitor, multi-task, and respond to changes quickly in a dynamic work environment.
  • Effectively identifies and uses information technology like market research and the internet for strategic planning and implementation of media relations initiatives.
  • Manage and direct volunteers and interns where appropriate.
  • Contract photographers/videographers or personally shoot photos and video footage of events, exhibits, programs and initiatives for marketing, social media and media relations.
  • Represent Orlando Science Center at various events, functions, and meetings as appropriate onsite and offsite.
  • Must be able to work flexible (weekend hours) when needed.  


Education/Training:
Bachelor degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field.

Experience:
One (1) to three (3) years of media relations experience and social media management preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Will need to stand or sit for long periods of times. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.

 

 

Junior Accountant

Full time benefited position. Responsibilities include recording daily, weekly, and monthly transactions.  Assist Senior Manager of Accounting in attendance reporting.  Keep subsidiary ledgers in agreement with the trial balance. Reconcile balance sheet accounts to include miscellaneous payables, pledges receivable, and deferred revenue. Assist in month-end closing, budget and audit preparation. Back up various functions within the Finance department.

Duties/responsibilities: 

General Ledger: 

  • Prepare adjusting journal entries to reclass Accounts Payable and G/L transactions.
  • Prepare interfund journal entries to keep funds in balance.
  • Record credit card transactions and reconcile monthly statement to G/L and to posted transactions.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Maintain and update schedule of pledges receivable
  • Reconcile Miscellaneous Receivable subsidiary ledger
  • Reconcile payments received from Active Network and Ticketmaster
  • Ensure Active Network and Ticketmaster G/L balances are in agreement with payments received.

Accounts Payable:          

  • Prepare adjusting journal entries and accruals for month-end
  • Reconcile Miscellaneous Accrued A/P account
  • Ensure all accruals are properly reversed in subsequent months


Deferred Revenue

  • Run/download reports from ticketing system and Active Network to support program deposit balances.
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries to deposit accounts and report any discrepancies to the Senior Manager of Accounting.
  • Prepare journal entries for revenue recognition to include parking and Special Events.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepare various account reconciliations for annual audit.
  • Upload budget numbers from Excel into Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Maintain subsidiary ledger of grants received.
  • Maintain fixed asset subsidiary ledger and binders.
  • Back up and assist in various functions within the Finance department. Assist in cash room, entering cashier reports to Vista spreadsheet, investigating cashier discrepancies. Filing and vouchering of Accounts Payable invoices.
  • Assist Senior Manager of Accounting with monthly attendance reporting.
  • Maintain comprehensive campaign ledger and binders including pledges and expenses.
  • Maintain construction ledgers and binders including obtaining lien releases and sending payments.
  • Publish Credit Card Allocation report twice a month.
  • Update theatre royalties and revenue worksheets at month end.
  • Assist CFO and Controller with reports required for grant applications


Education or Certifications:
Minimum degree required is a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting).  

Work Experience: 
Two years in an accounting office environment. Non-profit experience is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, have good analytical/mathematical skills, work independently, and good communication skills. Expertise with Accounting software is required.
  • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.

 

 

Summer Camp Coordinator

40 hours per week, summer seasonal position. The Coordinator of Summer Camp is responsible for the operations and implementation of OSC Summer Camp. Directly responsible for overseeing and maintaining quality control of all camp programming, and demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills. The Coordinator provides administrative and operational support to the Education Manager, with emphasis on daily operations and scheduling, to ensure quality control.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for daily coordinating of counselors, teacher assistants, and volunteers.
  • Responsible for supervising campers to and from daily activities, ensuring that all campers are accounted for at ALL times.
  • Responsible for check in and check-out procedures, including early care and/or late care.
  • Responsible for parent communication to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Responsible for implementing safety rules and compliance to the OSC camp behavior policy.
  • Able to apply problem solving and demonstrate good judgment to complete project tasks.
  • Able to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD HOLD A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN EDUCATION, SCIENCE, OR RELATED FIELD.  

PREFERRED SKILLS
The candidate should have experience in operations or management, teaching either informally or in a classroom, and demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.  Strong organizational skills and time management is desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Must be able to stand for extended periods. These positions require outdoor walking during the summer months, so assistants will be exposed to the summer heat and humidity throughout the course of the day.

 

 

Summer Camp Counselor

20-40 hours per week, summer seasonal position. Performs duties relating to the operational aspects of weekly summer camp sessions.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for supervising campers to and from daily activities, ensuring that all campers are accounted for at ALL times.
  • Responsible for check in and check out procedures, including early care and/or late care.
  • Responsible for actively engaging the campers to ensure an enjoyable experience.
  • Responsible for learning and leading camp activities and songs.
  • Responsible for implementing safety rules and compliance to the OSC camp behavior policy.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School (Seniors preferred) or above.

PREFERRED SKILLS
Experience working with children and a background in science preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Must be able to stand for extended periods. These positions require outdoor walking during the summer months, so assistants will be exposed to the summer heat and humidity throughout the course of the day.

 

 

Summer Camp Instructor

40 hours per week, summer seasonal position. The daily functions of this position consist of but are not limited to: Engaging and educating summer campers about various sciences with the use of demonstrations and hands-on activities in an informal setting. The Instructor will deliver educational content in one or more of the following ways: formal classroom instruction, hands-on activities and demonstrations on and off museum grounds, and live shows. This position requires individuals who are comfortable communicating to children of all ages and delivering science instruction in an informal setting. Qualified applicants will demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. Instructors will be expected to follow the curriculum provided and demonstrate proficiency in communicating science concepts to young audiences. Applicants should be good communicators, have the ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for delivering OSC camp curriculum and engaging the campers in hands-on activities and demonstrations.
  • Responsible for supervising campers to and from daily activities, ensuring that all campers are accounted for at ALL times.
  • Responsible for overseeing assigned counselors and volunteers each week.
  • Responsible for implementing safety rules and compliance to the OSC camp behavior policy.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD HOLD A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN EDUCATION, SCIENCE, OR RELATED FIELD.  

PREFERRED SKILLS
Must have experience working with children in elementary and middle school. Experience in an informal or formal teaching environment is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate enthusiasm for working with children, and commit to Monday-Friday for the duration of the camp season (June 14-August 20)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Must be able to stand for extended periods. These positions require outdoor walking during the summer months, so assistants will be exposed to the summer heat and humidity throughout the course of the day.

 

 

Preschool Teacher

Full time benefited position. Responsible for the general supervision and management of a class of preschool (3 – 5 yr) children, planning and executing the Early Childhood education program in accordance with the goals, objectives and standards set forth by the Orlando Science Center Preschool in alliance with Early Childhood developmentally appropriate practices, FL Department of Children and Families and “Creative Curriculum” and Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK). Instruct children (3 – 5 yr) in activities designed to promote social/emotional, physical and intellectual growth needed to be successful individuals related to their peer group, environment and community.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • A degree (Associate or above) in Child Development, Early Childhood, Pre-Kindergarten, Primary, or Elementary Education preferred. Exceptional Student Education, Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC – formally National CDA), Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC or formally CDAE), certified National CDA or certified CDAE accepted.
  • FL Department of Children and Families Staff credential – VPK
  • Clear Level 2 Background screening.  May not be in classroom until this is established.
  • FL Department of Children and Families 45 hours Child Care training
  • FL Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) Education Standards and Emergent Literacy for VPK
  • CPR and Basic First Aid Certification
  • Work experience with children 0 – 8 years old.
  • Excellent communication skills; presentation and public speaking. Reliable, organized, self-starter. Ability to work with little direct supervision Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing; must love working with people

Preferred Skills

  • Active listening and Social Perceptiveness - give full attention to others saying, taking time to understand, ask appropriate questions and being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Instructing – teaching others how to do something.
  • Speaking – talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading comprehension – understanding written sentences and paragraphs.
  • Learning strategies – selecting and using g training/instructional methods for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Writing – communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Time management - managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Monitoring – monitoring /assessing performance of self, individuals and group to make improvements or use corrective actions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Also involved maybe some lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of objects, materials or children up to 40 lbs. Sensory requirements are visual perceptions and discrimination, oral communication, and ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.

 

 

Preschool Assistant

Part Time Position. Responsible for assisting Preschool classroom teachers with general supervision and management of a class of preschool (3 – 5 yr) children. Assisting in the execution of the Early Childhood education program in accordance with the goals, objectives and standards set forth by the Orlando Science Center Preschool, along with Early Childhood developmentally appropriate practices, FL Department of Children and Families guidelines and “Creative Curriculum”. Support children (3 – 5 yr) in activities designed to promote social/emotional, physical and intellectual growth needed to be successful individuals related to their peer group, environment and community.

Essential Job Functions: Assist classroom teachers with daily scheduled lessons, units, themes, activities and projects. Work with children through interactions with activities and materials. Assist classroom teachers with organization and direction of activities/materials to promote physical, mental, social development such as games, art, music/movement and story telling. Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor development and safety. Assist substitute classroom teachers with maintaining daily schedule that includes weekly lesson plans, activities and materials needed to fulfill goals and objectives. Preferred skills: Active listening and Social Perceptiveness - give full attention to others saying, taking time to understand, ask appropriate questions and being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Instructing – teaching others how to do something. Speaking – talking to others to convey information effectively. Reading comprehension – understanding written sentences and paragraphs. Learning strategies – selecting and using g training/instructional methods for the situation when learning or teaching new things. Writing – communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Time management - managing one’s own time and the time of others. Monitoring – monitoring /assessing performance of self, individuals and group to make improvements or use corrective actions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Required - High School or GED diploma
  • A degree (Associate or above) in Child Development, Early Childhood, Pre-Kindergarten, Primary, or Elementary Education preferred. Exceptional Student Education, Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC – formally National CDA), Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC or formally CDAE), certified National CDA or certified CDAE accepted.
  • Clear Level 2 Background screening. May not be in classroom until this is established.
  • FL Department of Children and Families 45 hours Child Care training
  • Preferred - Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) Education Standards and Emergent Literacy for VPK
  • CPR and Basic First Aid Certification
  • Work experience with children 0 – 8 years old.
  • Excellent communication skills; presentation and public speaking. Reliable, organized, self-starter. Ability to work with little direct supervision Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing; must love working with people

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Also involved maybe some lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of objects, materials or children up to 40 lbs. Sensory requirements are visual perceptions and discrimination, oral communication, and ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.

 

 

Exhibit Fabrication Specialist

Full time benefited position. This position is responsible for fabrication and repair of OSC exhibits, kiosks, cases, displays and individual exhibit components. This includes the ability to proficiently demonstrate specialized wood working, metal working and plastic working skills and techniques. This position is also responsible for maintaining OSC’s fabrication shop and tools including safety and housekeeping best practices.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Adhere to OSHA standards for safety involving personal safety, equipment safety, and chemical handling.
  • Able to safely and skillfully operate power tools (table saw, band saw, drill press, etc.)
  • Proficient use of hand tools (wrenches, sockets, drivers, files, etc.)
  • Able to operate industrial Mill & Lathe.
  • Able to proficiently operate various routers and spindle cutters (hand, table, CNC). 
  • Laminating, painting, staining and finishing various woods, metals and plastics.
  • Metal working such as tap and die.
  • Ability to machine parts out of various metals.
  • Mechanical systems fabrication and troubleshooting.
  • Must have knowledge of various plastics and their working properties.
  • Must be familiar with solvents & adhesives and their safe handling requirements.
  • The ability to work with precision measuring tools such as calipers and understand various standards of measurements (metric, standard, decimal, and fraction).
  • Fabricate new exhibits or components from drawings, sketches or ideas.
  • Able to read and fabricate from CAD drawings.
  • Repair and refurbish exhibits as needed.
  • Assist with repair for traveling exhibits as needed.
  • Must maintain safe maintenance and operation of all shop equipment at all times.
  • Maintain clean, safe and organized shop and work spaces. 


Guiding Principles:

  • Act with the highest integrity.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Embrace teamwork and collaboration.
  • Treat all with respect.
  • Be innovative.
  • Be a responsible steward of all resources.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • BID or VCE preferred.
  • Five years or more relevant work experience will be considered.


Preferred Skils: 

  • Ability to work from hand drawn sketches and verbal concepts.
  • Project and/or shop management experience preferred but not required.
  • Good communication – written and oral.


Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift, push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to climb ladder.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time. 

 

 

Reservationist

Part time position. Responsible for all fieldtrip, group, scouts, camps, homeschool, overnights, off-sites, preschool, early childhood programs, and birthday party sales. This individual should be extremely comfortable with telephone sales and computer ticketing systems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Reservationists must demonstrate proficiency in the VISTA ticketing system, including all reservation data input, data retrieval, and report printing.
  • Responsible for all reservations pertaining to school field trips, homeschool, offsites, preschool, group sales, scout programs, overnights, camps, birthdays, and any other fee based programs. 
  • Serve as liaison between schools, day cares, parents, churches, and all other group institutions to make reservations and answer guest questions.
  • Create itineraries including lab, film, exhibit, and lunch scheduling for school field trips. 
  • Handle reservation confirmations on all sales.
  • Collect and follow up on deposits and payments received for fee based programming.
  • Respond to email inquiries , web-sale requests, and faxes regarding fee based programming
  • Perform general cash handling duties, including close out reports
  • Assist with check-ins and other duties as required
  • Demonstrates commitment to OSC's vision, mission and values.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, nights and weekends as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
High School

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven administrative abilities and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, team oriented environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective rapport with guests and internal departments. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable, organized, self-starter. Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.

 

 

Supply Clerk

Part time position. Responsible for purchasing and maintaining supplies for fieldtrips, camps, offsites, scouts, homeschool, overnights, preschool, birthdays, and other programs as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • The supply clerk must demonstrate proficiency in the Microsoft Dynamics purchasing system, including all data input, data retrieval, and report printing.
  • Process all POs by month end and purchase supplies in accordance with OSC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all materials are purchased and ordered in a timely manner.
  • Record all purchases and use appropriate financial codes to ensure budget accuracy.
  • Maintain all education supply rooms and ensure the workspaces are kept neat and organized.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of education inventory on-hand at all times.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School
  • Highly organized


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs and be on feet for extended periods of time.

 

 

Early Childhood Educator

Part time position. A cheerful, animated, thoughtful and engaging individual is needed to provide fun and quality educational programming for the Science Center’s early learners. The daily functions of this position consist of but are not limited to: Engaging and educating families, school groups, campers and teachers about various sciences and early childhood topics with the use of demonstrations and hands-on activities in an informal setting. The Early Childhood Educator will deliver educational content in one or more of the following ways: classroom instruction on and off museum grounds, large capacity auditorium programming on and off museum grounds, and floor demonstrations. Educators will be expected to study curriculum and supplementary materials to gain proficiency in the sciences taught by the institution and improve upon existing content knowledge and teaching/presentation skills. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching early childhood workshops, discovery labs, offsite programs, camps, and some weekend events.
  • Responsible for delivering OSC curriculum and engaging children, families and guests in hands-on activities and demonstrations.
  • Applicants should be good communicators, have the ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
  • This position requires individuals who are comfortable speaking in front of audiences of all sizes and delivering basic science instruction to guests of all ages.  
  • Ensure age appropriateness in all programs and alignment with learning and developmental standards.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment for guests and staff.
  • Keeps current in science and education related to OSC’s content and exhibits.
  • Qualified applicants will demonstrate a willingness to learn.  
  • Availability on Saturdays is required.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing; must love working with children and guests. Qualified candidates should be degree seeking or hold a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, education, science, psychology, or museum studies preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Experience working with children or teaching children (age 7 and under) either informally or in a classroom setting.

Preferred Skills:

  • Course work in the field of Early Childhood or Education.
  • Experience developing curriculum for informal education facilities. 
  • Experience in the performing arts or theater experience. 
  • Minimum of one year experience teaching and delivering educational programming in an informal setting (child care facility, museum, zoo).


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Must be able to stand for extended periods and lift 30lbs.

 

 

Educator

Part time position. The daily functions of this position consist of but are not limited to: Engaging and educating school groups, scouts, campers and teachers about various sciences with the use of demonstrations and hands-on activities in an informal setting. The Educator will deliver educational content in one or more of the following ways: classroom instruction on and off museum grounds, large capacity auditorium programming on and off museum grounds, and floor demonstrations. Educators will be expected to study curriculum and supplementary materials to gain proficiency in the sciences taught by the institution and improve upon existing content knowledge and teaching/presentation skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching discovery labs, offsite programs, scout programs, camps, and overnights.
  • Responsible for delivering OSC curriculum and engaging students and guests in hands-on activities and demonstrations.
  • Applicants should be good communicators, have the ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
  • This position requires individuals who are comfortable speaking in front of audiences of all sizes and delivering science instruction to guests of all ages.
  • Qualified applicants will demonstrate a willingness to learn.

Qualified candidates should either be degree seeking or hold a bachelors degree in education, science, or a related field.

  • Enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing; must love working with children and guests
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

The candidate should have experience in a museum or other informal education environment. Experience teaching informally or in a classroom is required. A background in public speaking and customer service is essential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand for extended periods and lift 30lbs.




  

House Manager/Hospitality

Part time position. Position Summary: Provide superior customer service while maintaining a safe and secure environment for OSC guests and team members. This position is expected to be on the floor 90% of the shift during public operating hours.

  • Open and close the building as per established procedures.
  • Hourly walk through in the parking garage documenting and / or reporting to appropriate parties any needs or concerns.
  • Interact with OSC guests using the Customer First Approach and obtain feedback on the guest visit.
  • Monitor daily operation ensuring OSC programs begin on time, front of house positions appropriately staffed and public areas remain clean.
  • Accurately document shift activities in the House Managers log and note exhibit failures, maintenance personnel responding for repair and exhibits on the floor that are tagged.
  • Communicate exhibit failure, facility maintenance challenges and safety concerns to the Director of Facilities in a timely fashion.
  • Assist in emergency first aid and fire evacuations.
  • Prevent improper use of exhibits and the physical building.
  • Assist in locating lost children / parent.
  • Monitor crowd density in public areas.
  • Support Shipping and Receiving / Mailroom / Copy Center in the absence of the Clerk.
  • Support other teams within the organization with superior Internal Customer Service.
  • Other duties assigned.


Education or Certifications:
High School diploma or equivalent

Work Experience: Some experience in the customer service field.

Required Skills: Customer service experience, security or related field and certified in CPR and emergency first aid useful but not necessary.

Physical Requirements: Up to 30 hour work week. Available all hours, and shifts, ability to do a lot standing, walking and climbing stairs. Ability to lift 30 pounds, ability to push/pull a certain amount of weight.

 

 

Birthday Party Assistants

Part time position, weekends required. Assist the Host in facilitating the party including: disbursement of cake, ice cream and beverage, educational programming, science make and take project and general clean up. Have a full understanding of birthday party themes, and the educational component including the science content. Responsible for cleanliness of birthday rooms and the surrounding areas. Be able to work on a consistent basis and fulfill scheduling requirements. Completion of the 10th grade.

 

 

Birthday Party Host

Part time position, weekends required Host and facilitate the party including disbursement of cake, ice cream and beverage, educational programming, science make and take project and general clean up. Have a full understanding of birthday party themes, and the educational component including the science content. Supervise assistants and volunteers working in Birthday Parties to include delegation of responsibilities to assist with the parties, and general customer service related to the birthday parties. Accountable for completion of the financial data sheet for each party and related paper work. Weekly inventory of paper products and additional supplies including a report (if needed) to the Birthday Coordinator. Be able to work on a consistent basis and fulfill scheduling requirements. Completion of the 10th grade, H.S. or Bachelors Degree preferred

 

 

Movie Operator

Part time position. Responsible for operating CineDome and the Digital Adventure Theater automation system, presenting shows and assisting visitors in and out of the CineDome and the Digital Adventure Theatre, including, but not limited to, taking tickets, answering questions, and light administrative work. High School Graduate or equivalent, some college preferred. Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time.

 

 

Guest Services Representative

Part time position. Representatives perform all ticket transactions for the Center as well as help visitors with directions and information about OSC and surrounding areas. Additionally, Guest Services Representatives actively sell and maintain all OSC memberships.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High School
  • Guest Services, Cash Handling, and Computer Experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Will need to stand for long periods of times. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 

 

 

Facilitator

Part time position. Must have availability to work a minimum of 3 days. With weekend availability preferred.

Essential Job Functions: Passionately embrace and communicate the mission of OSC ‘Inspire Science Learning for Life’ to science center guests.  This position requires individuals with exemplary guest service skills. Facilitate exhibit halls by answering questions, narrating on the microphone, leading activities and being interactive and engaging. This position will be expected to effectively communicate science concepts and topics through science demonstrations and activities.

EDUCATION: Two year degree in education, science, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE: The candidate should be comfortable approaching guests and speaking in front of a large audience.  Strong communication skills are required.  Hospitality or customer service experience is desirable.

REQUIRED SKILLS: A valid Florida driver’s license is required

PREFERRED SKILLS: Experience working in museums or in an informal education setting is preferred. Experience performing Improv and/or theater background is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand for long periods and be able to lift 30 lbs.

 

 

 

Orlando Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse team of professionals! 

Benefits for FT: Health benefits (health, dental, vision), long-term disability; life insurance, employer matched savings plan, credit union, flexible vacation days. For PT & FT: Annual family membership, complimentary Science Center tickets, Credit Union, direct deposit, discounts in the café, store, and programs.

 

 

 

 


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