[Job] Glasgow Science Centre, Science Communicator, ~??6ph, 6mo contract, clos 1 Oct 2010 #scicomm jobs

<<Glasgow Science Communicator.pdf>>

Glasgow Science Centre is looking to recruit a Science Communicator as well

Glasgow Science Centre

Science Communicator

http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/FileAccess.aspx?id=3197

http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/currentvacancies.aspx <– for generic information

??5.93 – ??6.87 per hour, six month contract.

Overview: Glasgow Science Centre is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions. Our

mission is to promote science and technology through thought provoking, fun and

exciting experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around

them.

Description: ?? To work within the Science Learning Team to deliver activities and programmes

for all our audiences including education, public and corporate visitors.

?? To engage visitors and communicate scientific concepts accurately. This may

include asking questions related to exhibits, provoking discussion, explaining

scientific concepts and making links to visitors’ everyday experiences.

?? To deliver and support development of science shows, planetarium shows, mini

activities, workshops, labs, and other activities either in GSC or on outreach.

?? To implement the GSC Customer Service promise. Offer a fun, safe and

welcoming environment to all customers.

Skills and

Experience:

?? Confident with good communication and presentation skills.

?? Experience of dealing with the public and school children.

?? Good working knowledge of IT.

??

Personal

Qualities:

?? A genuine enthusiasm for science and technology.

?? Motivation and creativity to convey learning of science and technology to others.

?? Ability to work as part of a team unsupervised.

?? Ability to remain calm in difficult situations including assisting with the evacuation

of visitors during an emergency.

?? Well presented in accordance with GSC’s uniform policy.

Able to work shifts including weekdays, evenings, weekends and public holidays.

A full job description can be downloaded from the Glasgow Science Centre website: http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org

If you would like to apply, please forward your covering letter and CV to human.resources //at// glasgowsciencecentre.org by 1st October 2010.

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