|Title:||Camp Education Presenter|
|Job Type:||Part Time|
CAMP EDUCATION Presenter
Education: Prefer a minimum of 30 hours completed college credit. Life and professional experience may substitute for educational required hours
Level 2: Applicant must at least have either a full Day or Night shift available. ($8-$8.25/hr)
Day: Monday to Friday days (6:30am-3pm)
Night: Sunday to Thursday nights (3-11pm)
Weekend: Friday (10am-11pm) & Saturday (6:30am-11pm), Sunday (6:30am-3pm)
Or Level 3: Availability for Level 3: This position requires complete open availability which is Mon-Sun from 6:15am - 11:00pm. ($9.00/hr)
Work Experience: Experience presenting and/or creating educational/ informational content preferred. Have willingness to learn and convey technical information to the public in a way they can understand and enjoy. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with individuals of all ages. Theater experience desired.
Applicants may be required to audition for consideration of employment.
Hours for this position fluctuate week to week depending on the needs of the USSRC. Average 30 hours per week depending on employee’s availability.
Other Special Requirements
- Must be at least 20 years of age.
- Dependable means of transportation.
- Ability to adapt to required dress code, i.e., males may not wear ear rings.
- Must pass drug and alcohol test, complete Affidavit of Good Moral Character, clear the State Central Registry on Child Abuse/Neglect upon employment, and other tests and background checks required by management.
This position has the following special requirements:
- Walking, climbing (stairs) to access other departments & buildings and to experience the training center.
- Sitting and Standing for long periods of time developing and presenting lectures.
- Carrying, Lifting equipment and supplies up to 25lbs waist high.
- Bending, kneeling, and reaching to store / retrieve supplies.
- Reading, Sight, Wrist Movements Feeling to operate computer terminal, research & review lecture materials, operate automobile during travel.
- Talking, Hearing to present lectures, answer questions from trainees, assist guests, and interact with employees.
- Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
- Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team.
- Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries.
- Maturity of judgment and behavior.
- Accepts full responsibility for their actions and how these may affect others.
- Adherence and participation in the Center’s Safety Program.
- Creates an environment of emotional safety for the trainees in each group.
- Motivates each group and trainee to be goal and accomplishment oriented.
- Ensures the health & safety of the trainees as a first priority.
- Follows & implements all safety practices as detailed by policies & procedures.
- Understands and follows all USSRC policies & procedures.
- Positive Role Model: Displays positive attitude, interest, and motivation to work with the trainees, other aerospace team members, and other departments.
- Team Work: Effective and productive involvement with all Space & Rocket Center staff.
- Maintains high standards for work.
- Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the Department’s team.
- Maintains pleasant and professional relationship with co-workers & assists as needed.
- Remains positive about the team and facilitates an optimistic approach to resolution of issues.
- Maintains productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments.
- Reports to the Lead Presenter in the Education Department as overseen by the Director of Education.
- Provide quality instruction for Space Camp® and some outreach educational programs.
- Present programs and yourself in a fun, engaging, educational and professional manner.
- Excite the public about science, math, and engineering concepts.
- Keep all presentation areas organized and professional looking.
- Assist in monitoring and restocking all program supplies.
- Present educational programs to camp trainees and area school and civic groups as needed, in an accurate and professional manner.
- Maintain a clean, organized and safe working environment for guests and employees.
- Conduct brainstorming sessions with management to plan and design future programs and activities.
- In conjunction with Presenter Team and Director of Education, research, create and develop age appropriate activities, training and program materials that meet the educational quality and standards set for all USSRC educational programs.
- Meet or exceed the expectations of the Management for the accurate and timely completion of related tasks and assignments.
- This position has primary responsibility for:
- Instruct SPACE CAMP® Program lectures and briefings.
- Assist in development of educational presentations to ensure accuracy, make activities and presentations engaging and exciting to a variety of audiences.
- Conduct Outreach programs at local schools and libraries, as needed.
- Facilitate Discovery Theatre Presentations.
- Lead guided museum tours for the public and VIPs.
- This position has primary responsibility for:
The above duties reflect the general responsibilities necessary to describe the principal work functions of the job, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position.