1-Year Full Time Contract
Position: Program Specialist, Tinkering Space
Reports To: Director of STEM learning
Science World British Columbia is a charitable organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout our province.
Working as a member of the Community Engagement Team, the Program Specialist will be responsible for public and school programming taking place in the WorkSafe BC Tinkering Space. Tinkering Programs are led by Science World employees, volunteers and/or external organizations and can be directed towards an audience of children, families or adults.
Reporting to the Director of STEM Learning, the Program Specialist will work closely with the Community Engagement and Visitor Experience teams (and other Science World staff) to develop, schedule, manage and evaluate the success of Tinkering Programs as well as other gallery activities. The Program Specialist will be responsible to ensure a consistently high standard of program delivery and development. The position requires an organized, creative, and independent, yet collaborative, person who has excellent communication skills and experience in sharing science and technology with the general public. The Program Specialist must also be skilled at liaising with staff across multiple functional areas.
This position will require a minimum 3 hours of daily facilitation with the public in the Tinkering Space. This is a one-year full time contract opportunity with the possibility of extension.
- All offers are subject to satisfactory completion of reference and police criminal record checks -
Please apply by Wednesday, August 16, 2017
* We would like to thank all candidates. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. *