Planetarium Specialists are cross-trained to operate the equipment in both the Irene P. Flinn Theater and the Dorrance Planetarium, which includes the digital projectors in both spaces, as well as specialty equipment, including but not limited to the audio system with play and record capability and the laser show systems. Theater Specialists are responsible for maintaining technical functionality of the Irene P. Flinn Theater and Dorrance Planetarium, including, but not limited to, start-up and shut off equipment, running basic maintenance checks on a daily basis, and troubleshooting for technical problems as needed. Planetarium Specialists are expected to maintain regular communication with the Manager of Theaters and assist with maintenance of the Irene P. Flinn Theater and Dorrance Planetarium and all related equipment.
When delivering live planetarium presentations, the Planetarium Specialists are responsible for providing engaging, inspiring, and educational planetarium presentations in the Dorrance Planetarium dome at Arizona Science Center. In addition to delivering live presentations, it is strongly encouraged that Planetarium Specialists be aware of current events and can integrate this information into their discussions with guests, such as current Earth and space science research and upcoming, relevant astronomical events, or interesting facts relating to the Giant Screen Theater content.
Additionally, Planetarium Specialists will work in close collaboration with the Manager of Theaters to develop experiences for internal events, including but not limited to, graphics and graphic assets, mini-shows, special presentations, member preview events, and special events, as needed.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org using subject line Last Name, First Name – Planetarium Specialist. No phone calls, please.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources at email@example.com using subject line Last Name, First Name – Planetarium Specialist. No phone calls, please.
Pay: from $12/hour
Job Status: Part Time