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Seasonal & Occasional Openings

1415-171 Program Staff Assistant—Summer 2015 (Temporary)
Science Learning Division, Learning & Instruction

The purpose of the Lifelong Learning (LLL) Program Assistant position is to work with other team members to create an efficient and exciting learning experience for children and adults participating in programming such as summer camps, overnight camp-ins, Social Science, birthday parties, and classes. Note: This posting is primarily to fill summer 2015 positions, which are anticipated to run through mid-September, 2015.

Responsibilities: Provide excellent customer service by meeting program participant and client expectations, and help facilitate multiple aspects of educational programming. Program Assistants work with Program Team Leads and Program Counselors to ensure a quality experience for participants, most often children, in a smooth and highly energetic manner by monitoring and modeling behavior expectations, ensuring safety of participants, assisting Instructors during instructional time, solving problems as they arise, and helping to keep materials and classrooms and other program space clean, neat, and ready to use.

Requirements: Must be at least 14 years old and attending high school or actively working on GED or possess a high school diploma/GED; and one year minimum experience baby-sitting or supervising children.

The Science Museum is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action "Employer of Choice"
It is the museum's policy and practice to hire and promote qualified people and administer all terms and conditions of employment without discrimination due to race, creed, color, sex, age, religion, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, sexual orientation, or other protected-class status.

Pay Rate: $7.25-$9.22/hour
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

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1415-1074-2 Front Line, Visitor Experience Associate
Museum Enterprises Division, Occasional, Non-Exempt, EEO 9D

The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for providing excellent customer service by greeting and welcoming visitors and attending to their needs while displaying an approachable demeanor, actively listening, and proactively approaching situations resulting in meeting and exceeding visitor expectations.

Responsibilities: Assist visitors in the use of museum resources and activities in museum public spaces; interpret exhibits and programs as time and operational needs allow. Maintain familiarity with all museum policies, schedules, and programs while staying informed about all new films, exhibits and special events as well as the museum's permanent exhibits. Prepare daily log for each shift including but not limited to: successes and shortcomings, visitor feedback, and reporting any problems encountered. Monitor and address visitor behavior to ensure the safest and best possible visitor experience while ensuring safety and security of museum assets.

Qualifications: Ability to follow directions; ability to comprehend and successfully complete assigned tasks. Ability to demonstrate behaviors that enhance the level of customer satisfaction and meet the customer expectations. Ability to collaborate, cooperate, interpret and communicate information that is not always straightforward. High school diploma/GED, required. Coursework in science or understanding of scientific concepts preferred. 1-2 years of demonstrated successful Customer Service experience; prior attraction, hospitality, or museum experience preferred. Ability to work a flexible schedule including, early morning, evenings and/or weekends based on museum operational needs.

The Science Museum is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action "Employer of Choice"
It is the museum's policy and practice to hire and promote qualified people and administer all terms and conditions of employment without discrimination due to race, creed, color, sex, age, religion, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, sexual orientation, or other protected-class status.

Pay Rate: $8.79/hour
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

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1415-925-2 Custodian
Facilities, Occasional/Non-Exempt. Less than 24 hours per week, EEO 9B

The purpose of this position is to provide the visitors with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient facility; to perform routine cleaning work in the museum according to schedule provided by Custodial Supervisor.

Responsibilities: Clean and care for museum in order to ensure it is maintained in a safe and healthy manner; maintain storage areas and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner in order to ensure the safety of staff and the public; perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment; knowledge of the Material Data Sheet (MSDS); ability to lift 35 pounds and occasionally up to 80 pounds; ability to read and understand labels and follow instructions; ability to work primarily in standing position; ability to operate vacuums and push-cart; must have team work, decision making, problem solving, communication, and time management skills.

The Science Museum is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action "Employer of Choice"
It is the museum's policy and practice to hire and promote qualified people and administer all terms and conditions of employment without discrimination due to race, creed, color, sex, age, religion, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, sexual orientation, or other protected-class status.

Pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

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