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Simulations Coordinator
Title:Simulations Coordinator
Job Type:Seasonal
Work Shift:N/A

Simulation Coordinator

Mission and Scope

The purpose of this position is to assist the Camp Operations management team in the supervising of Crew Trainer staff, trainees, and program activities. To ensure these activities reflect the Mission, Vision, and Spirit of the USSRC and meet the needs of all the Camp Operations programs.


  1. Qualifications

Education: 2 years college required; preferred B.S. Degree in Management, Education Science or related field.


Work Experience: Minimum of 1 season experience as Space Camp Crew Trainer required. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with trainees and Crew Trainers. Must be organized, professional, and action oriented. Must have the ability and patience to interact with persons of all ages from children to adults.


Must be able to us a 101 key keyboard and possess knowledge of DOS and Windows based operating systems; including some basic associated software applications (i.e. excel and Microsoft word).


  1. Physical Requirements of the Position

This position has the following special requirements:

  • Walking, Climbing (stairs) to access other departments, buildings, and to experience all areas of the training center floor and museum.
  • Swimming to engage in the activities portion of camp programs.
  • Standing for long periods of time (4-6 hrs) directing Crew Trainers and trainees, conducting lectures, operating simulators.
  • Pushing, Carrying, Lifting boxes, supplies, equipment up to 50lbs waist high.
  • Bending, Kneeling, Reaching to store/retrieve supplies.
  • Sight, Reading, Wrist Movements, Feeling to operate simulators, review schedules, write reports.
  • Talking, Hearing to instruct Crew Trainer, trainees, and assist guests in person and over the telephone.


This position involves working in a climate controlled office environment and building. This position will involve walking to/from buildings in various weather conditions. This position deals extensively with employees and guests who interact with assigned area of responsibility. This position interacts extensively with small children and adults. This position will require the knowledge to effectively and efficiently operate all simulators designated by management.


  1. General Requirements
  1. Willingness to be open to learning and growing
  2. Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a team
  3. Must possess a valid driver’s license, appropriate references
  4. Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries
  5. At least 20 years of age
  6. Maturity of judgment and behavior
  7. Accepts full responsibility for their actions and how these may affect others
  8. Comfortable working in outdoor and high environments
  9. Adherence and participation in the Center’s Safety Program


  1. Professional Standards
  1. Understands and follows all policies & procedures
  2. Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance, presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty & ethics are essential
  3. Ensures that excellent customer service is maintained with each customer
  4. Maintains a positive attitude toward the position & the company and appreciates that promptness and attendance at work is a part of sustaining a professional relationship


  1. Teamwork Standards
        1. Takes an interest and initiative in the development of the Department’s team
        2. Maintains pleasant and professional relationship with co-workers & assists as needed
        3. Remains positive about the team and facilitates an optimistic approach to resolution of issues
        4. Maintains productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments


G. Supervisory Standards
  1. Adheres to organizational policies and applicable laws
  2. Instructs, coaches and encourages staff to support by action and example the mission and vision of the Center
  3. Demonstrates good judgment within supervision of staff
  4. Effectively monitors staff performance and offers appropriate coaching, counseling or supervision as required
  5. Completes staff evaluations, documentation, etc., on time and effectively
  6. Serves as an effective role model to staff by demonstrating exemplary work ethic


  1. Position Duties

Program and Simulations Operations

  1. Meet or exceed the standards for the safety, security, hygiene, and emotional welfare of participants that may normally be expected of a firm and judicious parent.
  2. Assist in the accurate and timely coordination of simulations schedules ensuring that activities run effectively and efficiently for all programs and participants.
  3. Ensure that Crew Trainers receive timely, relevant and appropriate training in the operation of mission simulators.
  4. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Simulations Manager for assisting in the development and implementation of simulator activities.
  5. Perform safety checks and complete required checklists prior to operating simulators to ensure effective and efficient levels of operation and safety.
  6. Promptly report any problems and malfunctions to Simulations Manager or Simulations Technical staff for repair.
  7. Maintain a clean, organized and safe working environment for participants and employees.
  8. Ensure the Simulations department has adequate supplies necessary to conduct daily operations.
  9. Meet or exceed the expectations of the Simulations Manager for the accurate and timely completion of related tasks and assignments.
  10. Assist other departments in a timely, effective, and efficient manner as duties relate to the camp programs. Duties include, but are not limited to:
      1. Supervision of Camp Operations staff and trainees.
      2. Assist with discipline of Camp Operations Program trainees.
      3. Assist with registration and graduation.
      4. Monitor daily program activities. Conduct Program Briefings as required.
      5. Assist in addressing concerns brought by crew trainers.
      6. Assist with training new Camp Operations Crew Trainers.
      7. Assist with enhancement/development of Camp Operations programs.
      8. Assist security with moving trainees to designated locations under the threat

of severe weather and other emergency situations.

      1. Assist museum staff personnel as needed.
      1. Coordinate materials, supplies, and equipment to ensure that Camp

Operations Programs have adequate supplies necessary to conduct daily




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.


Employee is responsible for working in a safe manner

and keeping his/her workplace safe.

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