Mission Specialist (Summer)
The Adler Planetarium, (Chicago, IL) is seeking a part time temporary Mission Specialist to help with our Doane Program for the summer. The temporary Mission Specialist will also lead tours of the Adler, facilitate an exhibit, the Atwood Sphere, manage the Welcome Desk in the Planet Explorers exhibit, as well as facilitate interpretation of all educational carts. This position will report to the Senior Educator for Interpretation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Facilitate live shows inside the Atwood Sphere;
• Manage the Welcome Desk inside the Planet Explorers exhibit;
• Run the Welcome Desk inside the Planet Explorers exhibit
• Engage young children and their families in age-appropriate educational experiences;
• Facilitate all activities in education carts which include, but are not limited to, Space Flight, One World One Sky, UV, Carters and Sundials.
Education and Experience:
• A high school degree is required;
• A college degree in progress is preferred;
• One or two years of experience in giving tours in a museum, public speaking or education;
• An informal museum education or interpretation experience is preferred;
• A knowledge of or a passion for science is preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
June 14, 2013
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