McWane Science Center Summer Position



Position Title:     Summer Outreach Presenter

Status:                  Part-Time/Non-Exempt/Temporary (up to 25 hrs/wk; May 29 – July 28, 2017)

Supervisor:         Senior Director of Science Education   


Role:  McWane Science Center counts on the Summer Outreach Presenter to present McWane Science Center’s reserved programs/demonstrations across the state of Alabama.  This position requires the ability to travel to different locations across the state to provide high-quality educational presentations to audiences at libraries, schools and other venues.


Accountabilities and Major Duties: 

  • Lead educational presentations (shows, demonstrations, classroom presentations)
  • Answer questions about presentations
  • Prepare for and clean-up supplies for programs
  • Ensure all supplies and equipment are in stock and are in working order
  • Always present a high level of professionalism when carrying out assigned duties and responsibilities


Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Working toward a degree in science, education or related field
  • Dynamic public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel throughout the state of Alabama
  • Ability to interact well with diverse audiences of all ages
  • Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and present with little supervision
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to learn quickly
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Valid Alabama Driver’s license and liability insurance as required by state law
  • Must have acceptable results from a Motor Vehicle Report and background checks


Minimum Physical Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to load equipment in and out of vehicles
  • Ability to set-up and break down Outreach exhibits and displays
  • Sit/stand for extended periods of time
  • Pull/push/lift objects frequently in performing the work
  • Carry objects on a regular basis in the arms or on the shoulders
  • Handle hazardous material


Please forward letter of interest and resume to McWane Center Human Resources at  Fax: 205-714-8400.  EOE.