Program Developer
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science & Industry - Portland, OR

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The Program Developer writes funding proposals and develops science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs for public and professional audiences, incorporating best practices, innovative ideas, and a collaborative process. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performing the following will involve driving to various locations outside OMSI's corporate headquarters:

  • Generate ideas for new programs.
  • Research and develop major programs for various audiences including early childhood, pre-K-12, out of-school youth, family, adult, and professional.
  • Lead project team during program development phase.
  • Implement program projects within budget scope and timeline.
  • Assemble and lead advisory groups.
  • Research, write, and test activity copy, background support materials, training materials, teacher materials, and interpretive programming and educational guides for exhibits.
  • Develop program project plan and write narrative for grant proposals.
  • Write reports to project funding sources.
  • Support exhibit development when needed.
  • Procure in-kind scientific and educational resources for programs.
  • Train interpretive staff on programs and exhibits developed by OMSI.
  • Work with and support volunteers throughout the museum.
  • Serve as scientific and educational resource for the museum.
  • Stay current in ISE field to pursue best practices, partnerships, and new audiences.
  • This position is non-exempt, paid hourly
  • This position is on-call, scheduled for 19 hours/week.
Working Conditions:
  • Physical Demands: 75% Sitting 24% Standing 1% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling 10-20 Pounds
  • Assist in development of project budgets and timelines.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by the Director of R&D.

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