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Full Time

Senior Program Presenter and Developer

The Maryland Science Center is looking for an enthusiastic team player to join our education team as Senior Program Presenter and Developer. Help us continue our mission of providing quality, informal science education within and beyond our exhibit halls. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team in developing and delivering the Science Center’s signature style of STEM education to our general visitors and school groups.


  • Delivers interactive presentations
  • Trains and evaluates Traveling Science staff in science-based presentations
  • Creates new science-based, hands-on experiences
  • Delivers presentations in other education department programs including public programs and school programs
  • Creates and presents summer camp programming
  • Participates in other short-term programming opportunities


  • Present scheduled science demonstrations, conduct hands-on science classroom programs, pop-up science (informal, hands-on science presentations), and other interactive programming to general visitors and school groups within and outside the museum setting.
  • Trains staff and volunteers in presentations as directed and evaluates progress and makes recommendations.
  • Develop new programs and interactive components associated with Traveling Science, Family Science Night, and School and Public Programs.
  • Suggest improvements for existing presentations, materials, equipment, and scheduling.
  • Make suggestions and recommendations for new programming.
  • Work cooperatively with STEAM Team and coordinate meetings as necessary.
  • Assist in the evaluative process of new prototypes, materials, and scripts. Participate in presentations that highlight specific themes, create an atmosphere of engagement, and represent the MSC in a positive manner.
  • Deliver programming as a regular part of weekly assignment for school programs and public programs.
  • Participates in creating new summer camp programming. Actively participates in summer camp as Lead Instructor or Assistant as needed.
  • Provide programming ideas and presentations for education or museum-wide projects including homeschool, promo-days, and other identified programs.
  • Assume other duties within the scope of this job description as deemed necessary by the Senior Director of Education or other higher authority.


  • B.S. degree preferred in science, teaching or other related field.
  • A.A. degree or directly related work experience may substitute for some of the educational requirement.
  • Requires one year of experience in the presentation of informal, educational programming. Experience in program development highly desired. Experience performing for audiences preferred.

Knowledge of:

  • Basic and general science principles with a capability to apply such knowledge to the creation of informal education programming that emphasizes both participant and staff engagement
  • Basic computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Basic audio/visual equipment


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Theater/live performance/public presentations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have a Maryland driver’s license and clean driving record

Ability to:

  • Work without direct supervision as necessary
  • Be flexible and adapt to constantly changing situations
  • Act as a senior member of the traveling science program
  • Contribute as an active member of a team of staff and volunteers
  • Work occasional evening and regular weekend hours
  • Lift and carry 50 lbs.



This employee may perform some work of a senior level position in the process of gaining knowledge and experience necessary for advancement and may also perform some of the work in a lower-rated position when required. Normal duties and responsibilities include assistance to other employees.

How to Apply

Please download and complete MSC’s employment application form and submit it with a resume and cover letter by email to jobs@mdsci.org with the position as the subject.


Director of Education – Human Resources
Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore MD 21230


EOE/M/F/H/V. No phone calls please.