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Part-Time Discovery Center Summer Educator
United States Space Foundation Colorado Springs, CO

Part-Time Discovery Center Summer Educator

United States Space Foundation
Colorado Springs, CO
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $19 to $20 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Part-Time Discovery Center Educator


COMPENSATION: $20.00/hour

Are you excited about space? Do you want to help inspire the next generation of space explorers? As a Discovery Center Summer Educator, you’ll work to help Space Foundation deliver its Summer of Discovery Program. Summer of Discovery is a 10-week program where general visitors and summer camp field trips learn the answers to questions about space exploration through experiential learning. Your role as a Discovery Center Summer Educator will be to inspire visitors to the Discovery Center and give them a world class experience.

Shared Values and Expectations

  • Serve as an ambassador of Space Foundation Discovery Center
  • Commit to building a safe, education focused experience
  • Demonstrate professionalism and accountability
  • Take initiative to analyze and solve problems
  • Treat others with courtesy and respect
  • Respond to visitor and colleague needs
  • Maintain a high standard of ethics and integrity

Responsibilities and Duties

Temporary Part-Time Educator will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating with Discovery Center Programs Manager and Discovery Center Sales Manager on scheduled summer field trips
  • Organize and lead field trips
  • Teach space-themed lessons to students
  • Deliver Science on a Sphereâ Lectures
  • Lead Discovery Center scavenger hunts
  • Assist in daily preparation of Discovery Center programming
  • Assist educators with summer camps
  • Assist with drones, robots, and 3D printers when necessary
  • Work with Discovery Center volunteers to deliver out of this world experiences
  • Portential offsite travel for offsite programs

Job Types: Part Time, 20 Hours a week, morning or afternoon shift.

Reports to Discovery Center Programs Manager


Required experience:

  • 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Experience working with children
  • Positive attitude and outgoing nature


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals in this position will generally work indoors, and will have a workspace designated solely for them. Necessary office furnishings, equipment and supplies will be provided by the Foundation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may periodically be required to work outdoors and would be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The employee may periodically be required to work in an offsite environment or at special events, and from time-to-time may be asked to travel on Foundation business, at the Foundation’s expense. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

JOB STATUS:

1). FLSA Classification: This position is non-exempt according to guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act and, as such, an individual in this position is eligible to receive overtime pay.

2). Full- or Part-Time: This position is part-time in nature. An individual in this position will regularly work a schedule consisting of 20 hours per week.

3). Work Location: This position’s primary work site is the headquarters location in Colorado Springs, CO.

4). Regular Schedule: Usual business days are Monday through Friday, holidays excepted, and usual business hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. in the time zone in which the position is located. The nature and responsibilities of this position are such that it is eligible for flexible work scheduling, such as 4-day workweek or alternate start/end times, on a consistent or recurring basis.*

Address

United States Space Foundation

Colorado Springs, CO
80907 USA

Industry

Tourism

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