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Employment Opportunities

Summary:
An exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic and fast-paced world of immersive entertainment. Fort Worth Museum Dome Operators drive our groundbreaking immersive technology, creating incredible experiences for our guests.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure dome presentation systems are in a constant state of readiness
  • Work with Fort Worth teams to execute product launch strategies
  • Maintain comprehensive systems knowledge to support normal operations, special events, and demonstrations
  • Monitor venue schedule and proactively coordinate with stakeholders and
    operators
  •  Activate and monitor live event sequences and transitions
  • Track live events and adjust venue displays according to established runbooks
  • Coordinate with venue ops team to initiate program blocks, transitions
  • Essential Systems Maintenance
    • Log and track issues across all presentation systems
    • Systems preventive maintenance, including LED module removal and replacement
    • Coordinate systems testing and issue resolution
  • Demo and Special Event support
    • Coordinate with in-house and external teams to enable the best possible guest experience
    • Program lighting and sound cues
    • Develop custom presentations and events content
    • Load, test, and verify special event content
    • Support venue guest experiences, and work with venue team members to help setup and teardown, as needed
  • Supervise, train, and collaborate with team members.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or similar relevant field
  • Any additional relevant diploma or certification, or industry experience with large venue AV technology will be considered an advantage
  • Extensive background working with Windows PC technology
  • Familiarity with audio/visual signal flows and diagrams, and AV automation systems
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and organized
  • Team leadership skills, ability to remain calm under pressure

To apply for this position, please fill out the online form here.

Museum School Teacher 

Museum School Mission Statement The purpose of Museum School is to offer children a unique opportunity for learning in a creative, informal environment, using age-appropriate interpretation and hands-on interaction and opportunities. 

Museum School Philosophy Museum School’s discovery approach enhances a child’s awareness of the world. The curriculum combines natural and physical sciences, history, and anthropology with art, music, and literature. 

Museum School Goals Children will: have first-hand experiences; develop an appreciation for the natural world; begin to construct their own knowledge; gain skills in listening and language acquisition; and creatively express themselves through music, art, and drama. 

The Education Department is seeking qualified, enthusiastic Museum School Teachers for its Preschool program. Museum School Teachers are responsible for the implementation of  age-appropriate activities that support specific class subjects in a way that reflects the mission statement, philosophy and goals of the Fort Worth Museum Preschool. The ideal candidate has a passion for providing extraordinary learning experiences for children.  

Museum School Preschool teaching schedules vary. The Museum Preschool operates Tuesday through Friday from 8:15am until 4:30pm, August through May. The position of Museum School Teacher falls under the direction and supervision of the Museum Preschool Director. 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Child Development, or Elementary Education
  • Certified EC-4 Generalist or EC-6 Generalist preferred 
  • Minimum of 2 years (EC-3) teaching experience required
  • ESL certification preferred 

Characteristics, Abilities and Responsibilities of a Museum School Teacher 

Characteristics 

  • Friendly, out-going personality with a high energy level. 
  • Respect for all children and their learning abilities or differences. 
  • Exhibit competency, good judgment, and emotional control in the presence of children. 
  • Demonstrate professional, ethical, honest and responsible behavior. 
  • Enjoy working with young children and relate to children with courtesy, respect, acceptance and patience. 
  • Exhibit a growth mindset and the desire for life-long learning. 

Abilities 

  • Exhibit effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Exhibit knowledge and skills relevant to the specific ages and stages of the children in assigned classroom. 
  • Plan, prepare, organize and execute age-appropriate curriculum, activities and projects competently with a team of teachers. 
  • Collaborate, teach and work effectively with a co-lead teacher in the classroom. 
  • Treat each child and their family with respect and dignity, while recognizing and respecting the uniqueness of all children, their families, and their cultures. 
  • Ability and willingness to initiate, collaborate, and assist with tasks, including preparing the classroom for the next topic each week, assisting with supply ordering, parent communication and other classroom management tasks, as required. 
  • Support children in their learning and development with attention to the special needs of each individual child. 

Responsibilities 

  • Articulate the Museum School’s mission to the community. 
  • Foster developmentally-appropriate independence in children through planned, flexible activities while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere. 
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the Museum School curriculum topics in order to effectively teach lessons and activities to young learners. 
  • Maintain a safe, attractive, organized environment. 
  • Implement classroom guidance and discipline strategies that reflect the Fort Worth Museum Preschool values. 
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to improve skills. 
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings. 
  • Teach in the Museum School Summer program. 
  • Comply with the requirements of the Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Minimum Standards. 
  • Implement procedures and protocols related to the health and safety of all students and employees to ensure their safety including, but not limited to, COVID-19 related health policies and procedures.
  • Maintain CPR, First Aid, and Tarrant County Child Care certification. 

Museum School employees are carefully selected for their experience, training, maturity, work ethic, and personality. Timely organization, preparation, and effective classroom management skills are required. 

To apply for this position, please fill out the online form here.

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Full-Time Employment

Full-Time Employee Benefits include:

  • Employer partially paid medical for each full-time employee
  • Employer-paid Life insurance and Long-Term disability insurance for each full-time employee
  • Short-Term disability, voluntary life, and dental offered at employee expense
  • Medical and dependent care savings program (Section 125)
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • 403b employee savings program with Museum matching after 1 year of service

Part-Time Employment

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is a drug-free workplace; drug testing is a condition of employment. Criminal background checks are also completed before beginning employment.

Please note, all job opportunities are subject to working holidays and weekends.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.

FWMSH Grievance Process

A copy of the Museum's grievance procedure is available here (PDF).

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