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Adventure Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings:

Internship Opportunities

Exhibit Operator

Guest Services Clerk

Science Sleepover Staff



 


Please send all employment inquiries, cover letters and resumes to:

Adventure Science Center
Director of Human Resources
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37203

or email:
hr@adventuresci.org

or fax:
615-862-5178

No phone calls please.

  

 

   

 


 

  

 

Exhibit Operator (Part-time)

Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:
The Adventure Science Center is seeking an Exhibit Operator. This position requires being able to operate, harness participants, and explain the purpose, educational value, and the rules of both the Moonwalk simulator exhibit and the Extra Vehicular Activity simulator exhibit. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe, orderly, and educational atmosphere for all participants.

Requirements
Applicants must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be able to stand and bend throughout the day 
  • work Saturday and Sunday, holidays, and have a flexible weekly schedule
  • be outgoing, friendly, enthusiastic, and dependable
  • have experience working in a positive manner with children, adolescence, and adults
  • have experience providing excellent and consistent customer service and be able to anticipate the visitor experience
  • be a team player by helping exhibit, planetarium, education and other staff when needed
  • be willing and curious to learn educational information to share with visitors
  • be able to excitedly and professionally communicate about programs and planetarium shows to visitors
  • fully dedicate and focus oneself on assigned duties and ensure policies and procedures are maintained
  • attend mandatory meetings and training sessions
  • be able to problem-solve issues confidently and effectively
  • be able to encourage visitors to return or become members
  • be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • have a high school diploma or equivalent

Preferred, but not required:

  • experience using harnesses or belay system
  • experience in non-profit, children’s museum, and/or science center
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • previous educator experience
  • experience working with a team

Physical Demands

  • standing and walking on the Museum floor for extended periods
  • some lifting of supplies

Job Type: Part-time (Up to 24 hours/week)

Compensation: $8.50/hour

Contact Information and Procedure:
Email, fax or send resume and cover letter to:

hr@adventuresci.com
fax: 615-862-5178
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37203

(include "Exhibit Operator" in email Subject Line)

No phone calls, please.

 

 

 


Guest Services Clerk

POSITION OVERVIEW

Adventure Science Center is looking for guest services staff to provide ultimate customer service by promoting programs and events, selling tickets and memberships, and providing needed services to customers. Candidates should have a high school degree, be detailed-oriented, well-organized, experienced with cash and credit card transactions and computer sales operations, and have a pleasant and service-oriented demeanor. Part-time position, weekend, mostly day-time work. Great for college students.

To Apply:

Email: hr@adventuresci.org
Fax: 615-862-5178
or Mail:
Human Resources
Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37203

No phone calls, please.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Science Sleepover Staff

Description:
ASC offers groups of 40 or more the opportunity to experience the Adventure Science Center for an overnight private scientific exploration. Staff acts host/hostess, leading groups in activities and communicating with the group and their adult leaders throughout their overnight stay. Training will be provided in order to perform all activities for the night.
Staff is scheduled as needed – peak season is January through May.

Requirements:
Available for overnight work Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights
Available for occasional evening work Mon-Wed
High School Graduate
Some college preferred
Strong desire to work with children
Previous Education/Group Leading Experience
Ability to positively direct large groups in a educational environment
Flexible to schedules and group personalities
Experience with Boy/Girl Scouts a plus
Attend training to learn programs
Must pass background check and provide 2 references

Position and Responsibilities:
Half Night Hours: 5:00 – program ends (usually @ 11:00 p.m.)
     Set up and prepare for group activities
     Greet and orient groups upon arrival
     Teach programs to groups of 20-120
     Appropriately handle situations that may arise in a professional manner
     Be prepared to call for assistance from ASC staff when needed

Full Night Hours: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 a.m. 
     Set up and prepare for group activities
     Greet and orient groups upon arrival
     Teach programs to groups of 20-120
     Spend the night at ASC
     Clean up after group has completed activities/ programs
     Shut down building (turn off exhibits, lights; set alarms)
     Set up breakfast next morning
     Clean up after group has departed
     Appropriately handle situations that may arise in a professional manner
     Be prepared to call for assistance from ASC staff when needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Adventure Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

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