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EMPLOYMENT AT THE MUSEUM

Through their individual and collective energy and talent, the staff and volunteers of the Museum of Discovery and Science provide pathways to learning and enjoyment to visitors of all ages.

The Museum offers a dynamic and enriching environment to work in and to volunteer. Opportunities vary, and the following brief descriptions provide insight into available positions. If no listings appear, then there are no employment opportunities currently available. Please check back periodically for future job openings. Please note that because of the volume of resumes and applications received it is not possible to acknowledge receipt, therefore, if you are selected for an interview you will be notified.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a solid benefit package, and invite you to apply for any position you feel suited for. Please provide a cover letter describing your fit with our opportunity along with a current resume detailing your experience and background.

The Museum of Discovery and Science is located in downtown Ft. Lauderdale at 401 S.W. Second Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors should call 954.467.6637.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please follow the application instructions included in the job posting or choose one of the following ways to submit your application:

A. E-mail your resume and cover letter.

When submitting a resume by e-mail, please attach your resume in MS Word format only. This will expedite processing. Also, the position title must be included in the subject line of your e-mail in order for your resume to be accepted.

E-mail your resume and cover letter to jobs@mods.net.

B. Mail your resume and cover letter to:

Museum of Discovery and Science
Attn: Human Resources Department
401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312

C. FAX your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources Department
FAX: 954.467.0046.

D. E-mail your application to:

E-mail your application to jobs@mods.net

E. Walk your application in to:

Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312

Thank you for your interest in joining the Museum!


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CURRENT JOB LISTINGS
(Last Updated 03/21/2014)


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GRAPHIC DESIGNER - FULL TIME
Submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to jobs@mods.net. The position title must be in the subject line of your e-mail in order for your resume to be accepted.

Job Summary:
  • Design and produce advertising and printed collateral materials, signage/banners for exhibits, films, events, and programs.
  • Design and produce graphics for website, patron mail, and supply web/social media graphic support for all departments.
  • Provide clerical support including filing, processing paperwork and purchase orders for graphics department.
  • Provide support in maintenance of equipment (computers-printers-scanner), supplies and organization of studio.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Graphic Arts with 1-2 years experience in field
  • Knowledge of Macintosh computer systems and graphic layout programs
    (QuarkXpress and Adobe Creative Suite programs)
  • Knowledge of internet/website graphic requirements and ability to produce graphics for website and social media distribution
  • Willingness to work with a variety of materials needed for in-house production
  • Organized with ability to work simultaneously on different projects and meet deadlines
  • Possess a calm and professional attitude with ability to process last-minute requests

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EXPLORE STORE AND CONCESSIONS SALES ASSOCIATE - PART TIME

REQUIRED:
Friendly Customer Service attitude. Good oral communications skills. Ability to handle cash register transactions. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with children. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stock the store merchandise in storage and display areas.

SUMMARY: Project a positive friendly and professional image for the Museum and the Store. Responsibly and honestly complete all cash handling. Maintain a working knowledge for the Museum, the Explore Store and products sold.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Greet customers, Maintain display cases and counters, including pricing, re-stocking and cleaning, Use Point of Sale system, Receive money from customers for sales and accurately count back change, Answer Store telephone, Participate with physical inventory process as required, Maintain current knowledge of Museum events, films, exhibits, programs and store products, Be a team player and key contributor to achievement of the department’s goals, Other duties as assigned.

Please send resume along with 2 professional reference letters to: jobs@mods.net

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PART TIME EDUCATOR - LEVEL 1 - PART TIME


Previous customer service and teaching experience.  Good communications skills and the, ability to speak before large audiences.  Attention to safety techniques, effectively able to control crowds.  The ability to work under pressure and constantly changing conditions.  Ability to stand for long periods of time.  Must be available to work holidays, weekends and evenings. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Teach/conduct school, public & youth programs including camps, camp-ins & birthday parties.
  • Will also be responsible for delivering theater shows.
  • Interact with Museum visitors by demonstrating the concepts behind the Museum exhibits.
  • Deliver outreach programs to schools and various locations.
  • Animal handling(level 1-6).
  • Operate the MaxFlight, Airboat Adventure and the Mars Rover.
  • Greet school and recreation groups.
  • Deliver Science Café programs.

  • Please send resume along with 2 professional reference letters to: jobs@mods.net




    EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER - SPRING 2014

    Susan Kenneth, Creative Director

    Congratulations to the Museum's Employee of the Quarter!
    Susan is a 19-year veteran of the Museum and has been recognized for her diligent work ethic, dedication, excellent customer service and amazing creative talent!

    Susan works with every department in the Museum and is responsible for multiple projects from special events to the Explorations magazine and all collateral materials for programs, exhibits and films.

    THANK YOU Susan for your continuous hard work. Much deserved.





     
     

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