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Employment Opportunities

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

Technical Support Specialist
McWane Science Center counts on the Technical Support Specialist to assist end users with software, hardware, peripherals and other technical support needs.  Major duties included troubleshooting hardware & software problems; assisting with set-up and deployment of hardware & software; and assisting with intranet installation and electronic signage.
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Development Manager for Individual Giving
The Development Manager for Individual Giving is primarily responsible for providing support to the McWane Science Center’s fund development efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, managing individual donor giving programs at $2,500 and below levels, preparing and distributing donor communications, proposal writing managing donor events, maintaining accurate information about donors, and managing donor benefits.
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Development Manager for Corporate Funding

The Development Manager for Corporate Funding is primarily responsible for providing support to McWane Science Center’s fund development efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, managing the corporate donor giving program and being responsible for identifying, soliciting, stewarding, maintaining, renewing and upgrading corporate donors.
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Exhibit Fabricator
McWane Science Center counts on the Exhibit Fabricator to produce, install and maintain exhibits and environments to ensure our visitors have a safe and fun learning experience.  Cabinet Maker with welding experience preferred.
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Cleaning Specialist
McWane Science Center counts on the Cleaning Specialist to provide cleaning and sanitation services to McWane Science Center facilities in order to present a clean and safe environment. Specialist will perform light and heavy cleaning services that support daily operations in a cheerful attentive manner. When directed to do so, this position will assist the Environmental Services Manager and the Building Managers with the safety and security of the Center, its visitors and staff. The position will also assist in all other departments as needed. Additional hours and schedule shifts may/will be required to meet the needs of the Center.
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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Foodie (up to 24 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Café Foodie to support 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.
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Education Presenter (up to 16 hours per week)
Education 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.
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Cashier (up to 20 hours per week)

McWane Science Center counts on the Cashier to accurately process transactions for purchases in the café; maintain the appearance and consumables in the dining room; and provide an excellent customer service experience to café guests.
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Volunteer Services Coordinator (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Volunteer Services Support Specialist to assist in the scheduling of floor programming and exhibit interpretation to ensure the excellence of the visitor experience. This position will work closely with the Manager of Volunteer Services to complete daily schedules as they relate to greeting, touch tanks, high cycles, opening, and closing. They will make frequent daily checks and work with the volunteer staff to provide support and monitor their performance, while motivating them in order to provide a dynamic and fun experience for our visitors. They will also cover touch tanks, high cycles, etc. on a daily basis. Weekend and evening work is required.
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Cleaning Specialist (weekends)
McWane Science Center counts on the Weekend Cleaning Specialist to provide cleaning and sanitation services to McWane Science Center facilities in order to present a clean and safe environment. Specialist will perform light and heavy cleaning services that support daily operations in a cheerful attentive manner. When directed to do so, this position will assist the Environmental Services Manager and the Building Managers with the safety and security of the Center, its visitors and staff. The position will also assist in all other departments as needed. Additional hours and schedule shifts may/will be required to meet the needs of the Center.  Primary workdays will be Saturday and Sunday with occasional weekday evening work.
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