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Aventuras Salvajes En California (2000): Es una expedición virtual que te deslizara desde las montañas junto con snowboarders, girando por los aires de San Diego con skysurfers, nadando los océanos junto con las nutrias, excavando desde treinta metros...
Rolling Stones [IMAX]at the MAXSpecial limited engagement! See the Stones: Bigger and louder than ever before! Shot on location in Turin, Berlin and London, Rolling Stones at the MAX features the band performing during their highly-acclaimed Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle tour. The Stones...
The Discoverers [IMAX]Feel the Courage. Live the Adventure.This film will show as part of Senior Monday on Monday, Dec. 2, only. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel J. Boorstin, this stunning film relives some of mankind's greatest moments of discovery, including Magellan's expedition to find the...
Back for a limited run in December 2013! Encounter the wilds of California as you sky surf over San Diego at 150mph, ride down a 25-foot wave at Maverick’s, snowboard the Sierra’s highest peaks and drop 130 feet into the center of a giant Sequoia! From...
What you can't see is right before your eyes!Mysteries of the Unseen World provides you with an incredible look at things that are normally too slow, too fast, too small or too vast for the human eye to see. The film's innovative use of high-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy and...
Technology Takes OffExplore aerodynamics and flight technology in the Fleet’s newest exhibition, On the Fly: Technology Takes Off. The exhibition features multiple daily performances by small-scale unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), complemented by interactive stations where...
The Instrument That Rocked the WorldStarting December 20th, the Fleet Science Center will ROCK you! The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is cranking science up to 11 this winter with the West Coast premiere of GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World! Experience the guitar through...
Get Your Hands On ScienceOur Main Gallery exhibition combines some of our all-time favorites with exciting interactive exhibits from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. This collection features opportunities to explore mechanics, motion, math, hearing, electricity and many other...
Celebrate the Season at the FleetBalboa Park December Nights is the largest free community festival in San Diego. Come to Balboa Park and celebrate the holidays with lights, food, music and fun. The two-day extravaganza, Balboa Park's holiday gift to San Diego, features international...
A Live Concert Series Celebrating GUITARThe Fleet is ready to ROCK with our first-ever live concert series! Each show will feature: Two performances: an awesome opening act and a rockin' headliner Food for purchase from The French Gourmet Beer, wine and cocktails available at the no-...
An Early Morning Comet ISON CelebrationCOFFEE & COMETS is an early morning celebration for Comet ISON on Tuesday, November 26, at 5:30AM! This event has reached its registration capacity. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST HERE Comet ISON has raised a lot of hope among skywatchers. The comet is...
The First Monday of Each MonthThe first Monday of every month, seniors 65 and better can enjoy the Science Center exhibits, a show in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater and a lecture on the quietest day of the month for only $8! No coupons or additional discounts are accepted. The Fleet'...
The Science of ROCKOur next Science on the Rocks party is Thursday, January 23: The Science of ROCK! Our most recent party was on October 17. Look for pictures on our Science on the Rocks Facebook page soon. Didn't make it? Here's what you missed: Fall in love with...
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General Job Description:
Performs administrative duties related to education programs and preparing for education department programs and activities.
Reports to: Director of Education
Primary Duties and Responsibilities, including mental requirements of position:
- Handle Education Department phone calls outside of school and class reservations, including general questions about programs, tours and special events.
- Maintain RSVP lists for various education programs and special events.
- Assist with weekend and evening programming as needed.
- Create, distribute and maintain camp rosters for science educators and volunteers. Facilitate timely distribution and collection of confirmation paperwork to registrants.
- Create, distribute and maintain summer camp class rosters for institutions participating in the Balboa Park camp collaborative.
- Create, distribute and maintain other various program rosters for science educators, including Saturday Science Club for Girls, Young Scientists Preschool Program. Facilitate timely distribution of confirmations to program participants.
- Work with the Client Services Department to maintain accurate enrollment records of various education programs (including camps, Saturday Science Club for Girls, Young Scientists, etc.) for rosters, accounting and attendance reports.
- Copy and distribute education marketing materials, including brochures and flyers.
- Reserve rooms and create work orders for education meetings and events.
- Operate A/V equipment in the Lecture Hall and Community Forum as needed.
- Take minutes at education meetings.
- Organize department files.
- Maintain, order and restock inventory of office supplies.
- Submit volunteer requests and coordinate projects on an as-needed basis.
- Submit multimedia services requests to create program flyers and signage on an as-needed basis.
- Obtain education program attendance figures from various sources and people to update the Executive Director’s Report (EDR), as well as use Excel to organize the data into graphs.
- Create and maintain on a regular basis attendance reports for various programs (including Senior Monday Lecture Series, Saturday Science Club for Girls, and The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show) for use of the Marketing and Education departments.
- Maintain various contact lists (including Seniors, Saturday Science Club for Girls, Preschool Programs, etc.) for Education department marketing purposes.
- Create accounting reports for various programs for use by the Accounting department.
- Review and maintain a good knowledge of the Education Department programs and goals.
- Assist with partner school responsibilities when available.
- Collect and log program evaluations.
- Complete all other duties as assigned.Please note that the above job description is not all inclusive of actual job duties and is meant to give an applicant a basic summary of the job opportunity being offered.
Tools and equipment used to perform this position: computer, telephone, typewriter, copy machine, A/V equipment.
Basic Selection Factors:
To be considered qualified for the job, applicants should meet these basic selection factors:
- 1 year office experience, including computer experience and experience answering phones, giving information to callers, and taking messages.
- Knowledge of our educational programs preferred
- Experience working with children and parents preferred
- Ability to handle multiple functions.
- Ability to communicate verbally in person and on the telephone.
- Ability to perform mathematical operations as needed for position.
- Ability to type approximately 40 wpm.
- Knowledge of personal computer programs, e-mail systems, fax machines, and photo copier.Please note: final applicants may be tested on their Microsoft Office computer skills and may be asked to demonstrate writing, proofreading and mathematical skills.
To be considered for the job, applicants must be able to perform with reasonable accommodation, all physical & mental requirements of the position.
Sedentary Work: Position involves sitting most of the time. Standing and walking are required occasionally. Position requires ability to exert minimal force of up to 30 pounds occasionally and minimal force to carry, lift, push, and otherwise move objects frequently.
The following activities indicated by a Y (YES) are used in performing the job.
|N||Balance||Y||Carrying 1-10 lbs daily|
|N||Legs and arms (ladder)||Y||Lifting 11-20 lbs occasionally|
|Y||Right finger dexterity||Y||Standing|
|Y||Working inside the building||N||Ability to push a wheelchair|
|Y||Working with others||N||Climbing|
|Y||Carrying 11-20 lbs occasionally||Y||Crouching|
|Y||Left finger dexterity||N||Legs only (stairs)|
|N||Lifting 21-50 lbs daily||Y||Pulling|
|Y||Repetitive Motions||N||Shoulder mobility|
|Y||Working outside the building||Y||Working alone|
|N||Ability to spend entire shift standing and/or walking|
Does occupation involve exposure in these areas (yes or no)?
|N||Hazardous machinery||N||Vibration||N||Dust or Fumes|
|N||Cluttered floors||N||Poor ventilation||N||Possible burns|
|N||Electrical hazards||Y||Noise||N||Wet areas|
Persons who wish to be considered for this job must submit the following documents to Human Resources.
Please submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Employment Application
To: Human Resources Department (EA 14-07-11-13REF)
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
P.O. Box 33303
San Diego, CA 92163
Or, via email to: email@example.com with "Education Assistant (EA 14-07-11-13REF)" in the subject line.
Please send resume in a format readable by Microsoft Word 2003 (.doc) or Adobe Reader (.pdf).
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Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
NO PHONE CALLS please. Due to the high volume of calls we are unable to respond to inquiries.
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Science Center does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or disabled veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other protected status as provided by law.