The mission of the Saint Louis Science Center is “to Ignite and Sustain Lifelong Science and Technology Learning,” throughout the community. The Educator will accomplish this mission by providing teens in the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program with inquiry based learning experiences with an emphasis in specified stem topics. The Educator will also participate in the development of new programs and ‘component’ content, as well as other forms of educational delivery
The work of a Senior Educator centers on creating a productive environment for YES teen editors, ensuring a fluid filming and editing process. YES teens will learn required skills in editing techniques and digital editing software, camera operation and video-editing software through training and modules that mimic colleges and universities.
The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
While performing the responsibilities of a Senior Educator, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands. Senior Educators occasionally walk a quarter mile or more indoors and work for short periods outdoors. Must be able to stand, lift up to 30 pounds, reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.