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VP LEARNING EXPERIENCE - FULL-TIME

Company: Museum of Discovery and Science
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

At MODS, you can have a career that makes a difference. We are always looking for hardworking, dedicated employees and volunteers to help fulfill the Museum's mission of connecting people to inspiring science. Our vision is for a society where people of all ages engage with science and discovery to strengthen our community. MODS values includes:

  • DISCOVERY - Provide hands-on, inquiry-based lifelong learning experiences. Introduce innovation through exhibits, programs and films designed to encourage workforce development and the pursuit of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers.
  • INCLUSIVITY - Celebrate diversity. All individuals are welcome to visit, experience, connect and discover. Equity and access are vital to success. MODS for all!
  • COLLABORATION - Pursue effective, mission-based public and private partnerships, which strengthen MODS' programs and maintain community, local, regional and national engagement.
  • CREATIVITY - Cultivate an environment where inspiration and innovation take flight and boundaries are pushed. Encourage visitors to explore, question and learn.
  • EDUCATIONAL - Live a culture of visitor-centered excellence each and every day. Provide high quality, inspirational exhibits and films. Be a force for science education in our community.
  • VISITOR FOCUSED - Foster a warm, inviting and welcoming atmosphere for visitors and staff. Prioritize visitor amenities and customer service. MODS provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants, employees and volunteers. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, medical condition, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual preference or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law or local ordinance applicable to our work locations. We also make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees if we are aware of the need for accommodation and if the requested accommodation does not cause undue hardship as interpreted from the ADA/ADAAA. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs. Finally, we prohibit the harassment of any individual. current job listings SUMMARY:--The Events Coordinator will be the point person for the Museum's inaugural Greater Fort Lauderdale Science Festival and will provide support in all aspects of special events and facility rentals including, but not limited to, logistics, execution, fundraising and solicitation, donor/vendor relations and corporate partnerships. QUALIFICATIONS:--Requires a bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience in a related field. Strong project management and organizational skills. Strong communication skills, initiative, tact, attention to detail and discretion. Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database software preferred. For a complete job description, please click here .
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    DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please. SUMMARY: This full-time position will coordinate recruiting, interviewing, and hiring Volunteers. Will assist in HR duties such as benefits enrollment, staff recognitions, new hire orientations, training and other HR functions relating to Museum staff. Responsible for full coordination of the museum's volunteer program including developing and implementing strategies for enlisting and retaining volunteers. Will coordinate staff for various Museum projects, programs, special events and visitor needs. QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires an individual who is outgoing, enjoys working with people and possesses excellent organizational and communication skills. Requires a self-starter with a dedication to recruiting volunteers and at least 1 year of experience. Must be friendly and have ability to build relationships and work with people from a variety of demographics and diverse backgrounds. Requires strong language and communication skills (Written and oral). Experience with power point presentations to groups. Must have an enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others and ability to work independently and on a team. Must be dependable and available to work a flexible schedule, including frequent presence on site, on weekends, and as special events might require. Bachelor's degree. Computer literacy and experience in a variety of software applications is necessary, driver's license needed for offsite activities. For a complete job description, please click here .
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    DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please. SUMMARY:--The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) is Connecting People to--Inspiring Science. We fulfill our mission by delivering programming through four major educational--content pillars: Early Childhood Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health & Wellness, and Physical--Science.-- Founded in 1976, the Museum welcomes 400,000+ visitors annually at its 150,000 square foot facility in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's Arts and Science District. Visitors can explore interactive permanent--exhibits, discover a myriad of science shows and lectures, immerse themselves in the AutoNation IMAX--3D Theater (the largest, most technically advanced screen in South Florida), and participate in--award-winning camps, workshops, and special events.-- MODS has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums for more than 30 years and is an active member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers and Association of Children's Museums.-- The Vice President of Learning Experiences is a key member of the leadership team involved in--institution-wide vision, design, development, and implementation of the museum's experiences--including STEM science education programs, exhibits, both internal and traveling, and life science,--collections. Creative team leader with a strong commitment to building dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative experiences that positively impact the local community and national constituencies that the museum serves. A proven ability to conceptualize innovative museum products and exciting, interactive visitor experiences that are shaped to optimally convey STEM knowledge to viewers and visitors are viewed as essential components of this role. QUALIFICATIONS:--At least 10 years of significant leadership experience in complex education--and/or large-scale museum setting, or closely aligned institution; a bachelor's degree with other--related experience in social and/or education sector is required. Master's degree and/or higher. Interest in public education relating to the South Florida ecosystems, environmental collections,--and systems, cutting edge technology, STEM educational programming with specific expertise in--STEM instructional theory, hands-on and alternative approaches to conveying knowledge, and a--deep understanding of the diverse needs of learners of different ages and backgrounds. Project management, and knowledge of exhibit design and fabrication. Must have a proven successful--administrative, managerial, and organizational background that includes successful budgeting,--planning and interdepartmental coordination. Established relationships or contacts in national,--international museum or educational community a plus. Must be an energetic, creative,--engaging visionary with a sense of humor. A highly developed public presence will be needed--when the vice president represents the Museum at the local, regional, state, national and--international levels.-- For a complete job description, please click here .
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    DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please. SUMMARY: A large part of this position is writing/editing.-- Please send a cover letter when applying.-- Responsible for supporting a range of communication activities, including researching, writing, editing, preparing, designing and disseminating a variety of Museum of Discovery & Science products (programs, films, exhibits, camps, memberships, group sales, etc.) and promotional materials through newspapers, magazines, television, radio, influencers and social media platforms, stories, ads, etc. In addition, updating and maintaining the Museum's website with copy and developing new content as needed; monitoring external blogs and websites; assisting in the creation and design of publications, reports, e-newsletters, invitations, displays, banners, brochures, promotional materials, e-marketing and outreach materials; creating and editing digital photos, videos and audio content; designing invitations, posters, flyers print advertisements and other marketing collateral materials as needed; as well as managing and evaluating the impact of the Museum's website; implement sales promotions and coordinated promotional events. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in a related area. Must have good written and verbal communication skills and ability to cultivate and maintain media relations connected to the generation of publicity. Ability to create and coordinate sales promotions. Strong project management and organizational skills. Knowledge of the blogging ecosystem. Good technical understanding and ability to adapt to new media quickly. Cover letter should complement your resume. For a complete job description, please click here.
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    DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please. GUEST SERVICES ASSOCIATE (CASHIER/USHER) - PART-TIME (FOUR POSITIONS) SUMMARY:--Deliver the best IMAX experience to visitors. Perform assigned job duties at the highest level of efficiency to ensure that the ticket office is operating at its optimum. Provide excellent customer service with a friendly, professional attitude. Maintain a working knowledge of the Museum of Discovery and Science and the AutoNation IMAX Theater including current films, programs, and exhibits. QUALIFICATIONS: Previous customer service and sales experience. Good communications skills. Ability to be friendly, helpful, and kind. Must be able to work under pressure and constantly changing conditions. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be available to work holidays, weekends, and evenings. For a complete job description, please click here .
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    DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please. EEO / DFWP / Strong commitment and experience with diverse individuals and communities including but not limited to: students of color, working-class/working-poor populations, first generation students, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming clients, people with varied ability status.

    401 SW Second Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    Phone: 954-467-6637

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