Careers

The MOST is committed to building and maintaining a first-class team.

Jobs

Chief Development Officer

The Chief Development Officer supports and supervises Museum operations as directed by the President and oversees the MOST Foundation operations. The position leads a resource development structure and communicates and executes a philanthropic vision that will sustain and expand the MOST.

Required Skillset:

  • Serve at the MOST’s primary advocate, fundraiser, and ambassador.
  • Oversee the MOST Foundation operations coordinating efforts in setting fundraising goals and priorities, soliciting gifts, and stewarding donors with boards and leadership staff.
  • Plan, organize and manage a comprehensive, well-coordinated fundraising program that enlarges the base of support and secures charitable funds.
  • Plan, organize, and manage a comprehensive plan to broaden awareness of the MOST’s brand through ongoing and consistent communication through a variety of channels.
  • Proven leadership of a comprehensive fundraising operation.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in non-profit leadership with experience supervising fundraising, marketing and communications staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in a relevant discipline preferred.
  • Microsoft Office competency.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 10

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to Wendy Love, Executive Assistant, via email.

 

Marketing & Development Coordinator

The Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for implementing the MOST’s marketing and development plan as it relates to planning, supporting, and evaluating fundraising and promotional activities for the organization in support of the vision and mission of the Museum.

Required Skillset:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Active participation in planning and execution of annual fundraising events.
  • Coordinate donor and sponsor relations activities.
  • Technical and marketing writing to support museum communications.
  • Assist with website maintenance and marketing initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or related field and some experience in not-for-profit organizations – including fundraising – is required.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Microsoft Office competency.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Wendy Love, Executive Assistant, via email.

 

Part Time Museum Guest Services Member

Join us in efforts to share the many wonders of science with our community as a part-time Guest Services team member at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) located in Syracuse, NY. Guest Services areas of the museum include admissions, science shop, IMAX theater box office, events, birthday parties, group sales and membership.

Requirements:

  • High school education or higher
  • Experience with point-of-sale systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Microsoft Office competency
  • Reliable transportation

Applicant must be comfortable with people. Retail experience is very helpful. Hours may include weekdays, evenings, weekends, and scheduled school breaks.

Send cover letter and resume to Director of Guest Services, Eric Hermann, via email.

 

Part Time Science Educator

Requirements:

  • BA/BS or advanced degree in Education, Science, or Museum Education.
  • Prior presentation experience in school or informal learning environments.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office competency.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations.
  • Flexible schedule will include weekend days and evenings.
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license a must.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Director of Education, Angela Gaige, via email at agaige@most.org.

 

Internships

Spring Education & Outreach Intern – Part-Time

The Education & Outreach department at the MOST is seeking a part-time intern for the Spring Semester (January – June). The Education & Outreach intern will provide assistance to the Assistant Director of Programming with the MOST’s education programming and outreach events, including preparation, coordination, and event logistics for special museum events and especially for the MOST’s outreach events and regional science fair. This is an unpaid internship. Course credit for college students can be arranged depending on school requirements. Schedule can be flexible, but interns should be available for at least 5-10 hours per week.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be currently accepted for, or enrolled in, a four-year accredited college or university in a field related to science, technology, or education.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for working with children.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Please send resume or questions about the position to Emily Stewart via email at estewart@most.org.

 

The MOST offers unpaid internships for college students in the following areas:

  • Marketing & Communications
  • Graphic Arts
  • Science Education

The MOST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.