Job Posting

The Franklin Institute is hiring a Theater Console Operator for their the Tuttleman IMAX, Fels Planetarium, Franklin 3D Theater, and Musser Live Demonstration Theaters. Primary duties & responsibilities include the operation of all daily programming in the Tuttleman IMAX, Fels Planetarium, Franklin 3D Theater and Musser Live Demonstration Theater requiring precise repetition in sequence.  Primary duties include working with specialized technology and other members of the team to ensure all films/shows play properly.  Technical troubleshooting as well as sanitizing 3D glasses will be done on a daily basis.  Evening special events require staying calm under pressure.

Minimum qualifications include attention to detail required.  Most of this work is behind the scenes, but customer service skills are a must.  Any previous audio/visual experience is preferred, but not required.  Ability to work under stressful conditions and handle emergency situations; good eyesight and hearing for working with equipment in low light situations with varying audio levels.
Unscheduled part-time, working weekends, evenings, holidays, and as scheduled for special events and rentals.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: The Franklin Institute, Human Resources Department, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; E-mail:

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