We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at McWane Science Center! Our open positions are listed below. If you see an opportunity you would like to pursue, please send in a resume. All contact information follows.
McWane Science Center also offers Internships and Volunteer/Docent opportunities. Please click here to learn more!
E-Mail Human Resources: HR@mcwane.org
Fax Human Resources: (205) 714-8400
Mail to Human Resources:
McWane Science Center
Attention: Human Resources
200 19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Employment offers are contingent upon the acceptable results of various background checks.
McWane Science Center will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization via E-Verify.
McWane Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Director of Food and Beverage
Responsible for managing both catering and restaurant operations including the development and growth of people, sales, and profits. Hires, trains and develops a competent team who is committed to the values of the organization. Optimizes profits by controlling food, labor and beverage cost. Ensures that all health department regulations are adhered to on a daily basis. Assist in all other departments as needed. Additional hours and schedule shifts may/will be required to meet the needs of the Center.
Gift Shop Associate
The Gift Shop Associate is responsible for supporting the daily operations of the gift shop, Really Cool Stuff, by providing excellent customer service and a clean, relaxed shopping environment for all customers and guests and by assisting with all sales and merchandising.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
IMAX Associate (up to 25 hours per week)
The IMAX Associate is responsible for all aspects of operation and visitor service in McWane Science Center’s motion-based simulator and will also be responsible for selling concessions to IMAX Theater and McWane Science Center guests. Position will cross-train in Theater Host (and seasonal Winter Wonderland and Summer) responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department.
Casual Dining Cook and Prep (up to 24 hours per week)
Position responsible for supporting the daily operations of the café and related special events by assisting with the preparation, presentation, sales and cleanliness of the department while providing excellent customer service. Food court areas include Pizza Hut, Subway, Red Mango, the Grille and Daily Special.
Early Childhood Education Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
The Early Childhood Education Presenter is stationed within McWane Science Center’s early childhood area, Itty Bitty Magic City. The position is responsible for greeting visitors in a friendly and outgoing manner; modeling play behavior at exhibits; presenting programs (including birthday parties); encouraging parents to play with their children; and keeping the entire area clean and safe at all times. This position will rotate throughout the day between cleaning/restaging, greeting/security and program presentations.
Science Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
Science Presenters are responsible for engaging visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate and interactive manner. Education Presenters will connect with the public in settings including, but not limited to, floor programming, exhibit interpretation, birthday programs, public programs and special event programming.
IMAX Theater Host (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the IMAX Theater Host to provide outstanding customer service to guests by assisting in the monitoring of film presentation and operational efficiency and providing positive guest service before, during and after all shows and special IMAX theater-related events.