Senior Science Communicator
Organisation: Dundee Science Centre
Salary: Salary Range: £21,042 FTE (£10.79 hourly rate)
Location: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB
Contract: Fixed term 18-month annualised hours – (Part time)
Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for positive, resourceful, and confident individuals to join our team to fulfil the key role of Senior Science Communicator in a part-time capacity.
You will guide and co-ordinate the day-to-day STEM audience engagement aspects within Dundee Science Centre and across 3rd party sites to ensure an environment that is engaging, fun and provides an excellent visitor experience. You will have responsibility for the smooth daily operation of Dundee Science Centre’s STEM programmes and services by supporting the Visitor Experience Leader (VEL).
You will support, train and coach the wider Visitor Experience Team in elements of science communication to ensure the quality of delivery by team members meets the audience expectations and standards. Primary objectives will be championing enhanced visitor engagement, ensuring that audiences have an enjoyable, safe, and inspiring experience.
You will be responsible for: developing and delivering high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programmes across all audiences in a blended approach with a key focus on digital, in-centre, outreach and in homes in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims and objectives, alongside local and national government initiatives, and priorities.
You will be an ambassador for and the public face of Dundee Science Centre. You will be an excellent communicator and an effective team player with the ability to multi-task. Your main function will be to interact with all visitors in a friendly, outgoing manner ensuring an exceptional experience.
You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity, contributing to the development of DSC’s widening access strategies creating a culture of inclusion for our team and audiences.
You will have the required qualification or relevant experience, excellent communication, and organisation skills and more importantly a positive attitude.
You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work will be required.
To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to:
Applications to be submitted by 6pm on Monday 9th May 2022 with interviews taking place week beginning 16th May 2022; no alternative dates are available.
Application Deadline: Monday 09/05/2022