Through their individual and collective energy and talent, the staff and volunteers of the Museum of Discovery and Science provide pathways to learning and enjoyment to visitors of all ages.
The Museum offers a dynamic and enriching environment to work in and to volunteer. Opportunities vary, and the following brief descriptions provide insight into available positions. If no listings appear, then there are no employment opportunities currently available. Please check back periodically for future job openings. Please note that because of the volume of resumes and applications received it is not possible to acknowledge receipt, therefore, if you are selected for an interview you will be notified.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering a solid benefit package, and invite you to apply for any position you feel suited for. Please provide a cover letter describing your fit with our opportunity along with a current resume detailing your experience and background.
The Museum of Discovery and Science is located in downtown Ft. Lauderdale at 401 S.W. Second Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors should call 954.467.6637.
Please follow the application instructions included in the job posting. If no instructions are indicated, you may choose one of the following three ways to submit your application:
A. E-mail your resume and cover letter.
When submitting a resume by e-mail, please attach your resume in MS Word format only. This will expedite processing. Also, the position title must be included in the subject line of your e-mail in order for your resume to be accepted.
E-mail your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
B. Mail your resume and cover letter to:
Museum of Discovery and Science
Attn: Human Resources Department
401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Donít forget to list the position title at the top of your cover letter.
C. FAX your resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Human Resources Department
*Donít forget to list the position title at the top of your cover letter.
Thank you for your interest in joining the Museum!
CURRENT JOB LISTINGS
(Last Updated 05/09/2013) ________________________________
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Full-Time Salaried Position with Benefits
Meet or exceed annual philanthropic goals by working with EVP of Development, CEO and Trustees in all areas of annual giving including private, corporate, sponsorship, and event giving. Support capital campaign with special emphasis on donor cultivation and stewardship.
Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 5 years related work experience. At least 3 years of direct corporate and individual fund development experience, preferably including major gifts or capital fundraising. Sound knowledge of best practices in non-profit fundraising. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, interpersonal and donor relations skills, computer literacy, especially in excel, power point and word processing programs, and the ability to initiate and manage multiple tasks and deadlines are essential. Knowledge of Raisers Edge is highly desirable, local experience, team spirit and a sense of humor are highly desirable.
RESERVATION SALES MANAGER Full-Time Exempt Position with Benefits
Develops and executes sales promotion and marketing plans for the Museum’s revenue based products i.e. group tours, school field trips, lab, demos, birthday parties, advance sales, camps,
overnight adventures, IMAX, special events and when necessary membership.
QUALIFICATIONS Requires a bachelor’s degree and two years work experience or equivalent combination. Education and work experience need to be from a related field i.e. degree in business administration, marketing, communications and experience in sales and marketing, preferably in a hospitality, attraction or museum setting. Must be a skilled excellent customer service professional and possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must be computer literate and familiar with Social Media. Conflict resolution and trouble shooting skills are a must. Ability to anticipate and respond quickly to rapidly changing conditions. Availability to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends.
IMAX USHER - PART TIME
Deliver the best IMAX experience to visitors. Perform assigned job duties at the highest level of efficiency to ensure that theater 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.
Previous customer service experience. Mature attitude. Good communication skills, able to speak before large groups of visitors. Attention to safety techniques, effectively able to control crowds of people. The ability to work under pressure and constantly changing conditions. Ability to stand for long periods of time and to operate 3D glasses cleaning equipment.
MUSEUM STORE SALES ASSOCIATE - PART TIME
Greet all customers in a courteous, helpful manner. Maintain display cases and counters, including pricing, re-stocking and cleaning. Use Point of Sale system to record sales accurately and assist with reconciliation reports at the end of shift. Participate in physical inventory process as needed. Responsibly and honestly complete all cash handling tasks. Project a positive friendly and professional image for the gift store and organization.
Friendly customer service attitude. Good oral communications skills. Ability to handle cash register transactions. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with children. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stock the store merchandise in storage and display areas. Previous retail experience a plus.
Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to 954-467-0046.