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Love science? Passionate about hands-on learning? Drawn to opportunities to play and experiment?

 

Working here is hard and uplifting, challenging but rewarding, full of obstacles that lead to greater creativity--but above all—a lot of fun. We're a nonprofit environment that values diversity, broad and varied experience, compassion, and an intense passion for life-long learning.

 

Our offices are open to invite collaboration, build stronger relationships, and create greater inclusion. Our culture is ever-changing, but we value openness, empathy, creativity, teamwork, and risk taking. And we believe you'll make it even better.

 

Check out the listings below to learn more about available positions and, regardless of our openings, we're always accepting volunteer applications!

 

Job Postings

Programs Innovator

Job Title: Programs Innovator

Full-Time Position/Pay Rate: $11 per hour

Anticipated Start Date: September 2016

Direct Supervisor: Toni Daymon, Programs Supervisor

Hiring Manager:  Micaela Balzer, Director of Innovation & Learning

 

Position Duties:

  • Deliver developed programs at an excellent guest experience level that is consistent and structured for hands-on learning.

  • Work directly with Programs Coordinators to deliver programs like outreach, S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M., BIG Science Lesson, L.A.B.S. Camps, and other science center educational programs.

  • Support operations of the science center as needed with birthday parties, special events, outreach, overnight adventures, guest services, etc.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through experience and coursework in informal education with emphasis on education, science, and customer service.

  • Ability to understand and follow curriculum guides.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in individual and group settings and work with people of all ages.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple, overlapping tasks while maintaining a pleasant, guest-focused attitude.

  • Skill in using a computer with Windows-based software (word processing and spreadsheets).

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, including bending, crawling, sitting on the floor, standing for extended periods, operating a cash register and computer, and operating a motor vehicle. Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

 

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Toni Daymon at daymon@impression5.org by August 18, 2017. Contact Toni Daymon by phone at (517) 485-8116, ext. 147 with any additional questions.

 

Notice:

A criminal background check is performed for all individuals who are employed or volunteer at Impression 5 Science Center. Unsatisfactory results of the background check will disqualify applicants from further consideration.