*Sparking wonder and curiosity about our world through hands-on science experiences*
McWane Science Center counts on the Science Presenter to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate and interactive manner. The Education Presenter will engage the public in settings including, but not limited to, floor programming, exhibit interpretation, public programs and special event programming.
Accountabilities and Major Duties
*Engage visitors in learning through discussion, high quality inquiry-based educational interactions and presentations and exhibit interpretation.
*Lead and implement floor programming, public programs, exhibits interpretation (high cycle, Shark and Ray touch tank, etc.), special event programming, community programs, etc.
*Provide excitement and inspiration in all interactions with visitors.
*Assist with the care of the animals in our educational animal collection which includes feeding, cleaning and animal handling.
*Open and close exhibits as assigned.
*Answer specific and general questions from visitors that pertain to the center, exhibits and programming.
*Regular upkeep and maintenance of programming venues, classrooms, and supplies.
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Benefits include free membership; discounts in our gift shop, food court and camps; and on-site parking as well as the option to participate in our 403(b) retirement savings plan including company match.