The Coordinator, Floor Development will coordinate, develop and implement education-based presentations, current news demonstrations, activities, events and guest experiences for groups that could include, but are not limited to, guest, community and school audiences.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Research, develop and implement floor development presentations and curricula in accordance with the Education and Guest Experiences Division.
  • Review existing content material, strategies and research/evaluation to make recommendations and implement approved modifications.
  • Continually monitor floor development activity or event for quality assurance and relevance to applicable state and national education standards.
  • Partner and collaborate with staff, volunteers and Guest Experiences team to determine program methodology.
  • Facilitate meetings with staff, volunteers, and Guest Experiences team.
  • Train staff, volunteers and interns on program content, interpretative strategies and best practices.
  • Develop and maintain detailed program development and implementation project plans.
  • Coordinate with all necessary Museum divisions to develop facilitated experiences.
  • Coordinate programs and interview special guests.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal staff and external partners regarding program logistics. Act as liaison with HR, Volunteer Office, Education and other MSI departments.
  • Compile financial reports and maintain program budgets.
  • Track and report program attendance.
  • Maintain program documents, including photographs, anecdotal evidence and progress.
  • Assist with other guest programs as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in science or education, and three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Theatre training or experience is critical.
  • Computer design experience is a plus.
  • Prior informal teaching and curriculum development experience required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Evidence of proactive problem solving skills.
  • Evidence of creative and innovative thinking.

Additional experience that is recommended:

  • Bi-lingual is a plus.

The Museum of Science and Industry is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Job Information
  • Chicago, United States, 60637, United States
  • 26129488
  • December 7, 2015
  • Coordinator, Floor Development
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Education
  • No
  • Full-Time