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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science


Summer Outreach Presenter (up to 25 hours per week from May 28 – July 27, 2018)


McWane Science Center counts on the Summer Outreach Presenter to present McWane Science Center’s reserved programs/demonstrations across the state of Alabama. This position requires the ability to travel to different locations across the state to provide high-quality educational presentations to audiences at libraries, schools and other venues.

Accountabilities and Major Duties:
• Lead educational presentations (shows, demonstrations, classroom presentations)
• Answer questions about presentations
• Prepare for and clean-up supplies for programs
• Ensure all supplies and equipment are in stock and are in working order
• Always present a high level of professionalism when carrying out assigned duties and responsibilities

Minimum Job Qualifications:
• Working toward a degree in science, education or related field
• Dynamic public speaking and presentation skills
• Ability to travel throughout the state of Alabama
• Ability to interact well with diverse audiences of all ages
• Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Ability to take initiative and present with little supervision
• Flexible and adaptable; able to learn quickly
• Willing and able to work as part of a team
• Willingness to learn new things
• Valid Alabama Driver’s license and liability insurance as required by state law
• Must have acceptable results from a Motor Vehicle Report and background checks

Minimum Physical Job Qualifications:
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle
• Ability to load equipment in and out of vehicles
• Ability to set-up and break down Outreach exhibits and displays
• Sit/stand for extended periods of time
• Pull/push/lift objects frequently in performing the work
• Carry objects on a regular basis in the arms or on the shoulders
• Handle hazardous material

Benefits include discounts in our gift shop and food court; free admission to Adventure Halls; and on-site parking.

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