Hall of Human Life Program Coordinator


The Hall of Human Life Program Coordinator will be responsible for developing and maintaining training strategies for part-time and volunteer interpreters, and will also lead the development and implementation of community outreach efforts in order to inform the public about HHL messages. S/He will work closely with the Content Coordinator to educate, inform, and motivate both part-time staff and volunteers to ensure an overall positive, educational and fun experience for MOS visitors.

Department Summary

The Hall of Human Life, opening in the Fall of 2013, aims to revolutionize how people understand their own biology and manage their health. Designed to evolve with the accelerating breakthroughs in biology and biotechnology, this 10,000-square-foot exhibit will spark visitors' curiosity about innovations in the life sciences, address their concerns about healthcare, and help them develop the thinking skills needed to make informed choices.


  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing briefings four days of the week, including one weekend day and requires working during scheduled holiday periods and school vacation weeks, with maintenance and volunteer training on those days. Delivers 208 briefings annual with an average of 4x per week.
  • Interview, hire, supervise, schedule, and train approximately ten part-time staff, and 80+ HHL volunteers in order to create a friendly professional team environment. In addition, conduct a monthly observational review to ensure that all part-time staff and volunteers are able to successfully speak on topics related to the HHL exhibit.
  • Oversee a budget for the purchase of supplies.
  • Create and maintain an accurate database of 50+ community health contacts and educators.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts preferred
  • More than 3 years program management experience
  • Background in current human biology preferred

Additional Details

Work Schedule

This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Sunday-Thursday.


Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.


Regular, full-time

Benefits and Perks

Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

How To Apply

In order to be considered for a position, please email jobs@mos.org with the following:

  • The exact position title in the subject line
  • A resumé and cover letter

Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Human Resources Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114

617-589-0362 (FAX)

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science seeks to recruit, hire, develop, promote, and retain individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds and persons with disabilities. We strive to create and sustain a more affirming environment for all staff, interns, volunteers, trustees and overseers. We value expertise gained at the Museum and encourage professional development and career growth.