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Founded in honor of America‚Äôs first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the country.  Today, the Institute continues its dedication to public education and creating a passion for science by offering new and exciting access to science and technology in ways that would dazzle and delight its namesake. The Franklin Institute is currently hiring a Theater Console Operator. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
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:
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.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to: The Franklin Institute, HR Dept.  222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; E-mail: employment@fi.edu.  EOE.

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