Floor Education Assistant


Posted on 10/04/2019

Floor Education Assistant
Discovery Lab – Application Deadline: Open until filled
Reports to: Education Manager
Job summary
The Floor Education Assistant assists in facilitating programming for the visiting public, including schools, families, children, and adults.

Duties and responsibilities

Primary functions:

  • Facilitates exhibits to museum visitors 
  • Sustains a safe and secure environment for students, museum guests and staff
  • Communicates professionally regarding Discovery Lab’s activities, events, and attractions to visitors in the museum
  • Establishes a strong understanding of the museum to be able to answer general questions by guests

Secondary functions:

  • Maintains integrity and appearance of Discovery Lab’s exhibits and public spaces on a daily basis
  • Assumes tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Education Manager

Qualification requirements
Knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to follow basic instructions
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Professional communication skills, both written and oral
  • Organized attention to detail
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to safety and security issues

Education and work experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Customer service experience

Preferences:

  • Fluency in a language in addition to English to support Discovery Lab’s mission and objectives

Working conditions
This job is a regular, part-time, non-exempt, hourly position. The typical work schedule for this job will be Saturday 9am -5:30pm and Sunday 11am – 5:30pm. Occasional after hours events are required. Moderate to loud noise environment.

Physical requirements
5% Sitting, 85% Walking/Standing, 10% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling no more than 10-30 lbs. 

Additional requirements
Pre-employment and/or pre-duty checks, such as criminal background check, alcohol and drug test, and reference checks

Interested applicants can submit their resume, cover letter, and Discovery Lab application to [email protected]. Visithttps://discoverylab.org/about/careers/ for more information and to download the Discovery Lab application.

Discovery Lab is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.