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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:

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


Cleaning Specialist (part-time through mid-February)
Part-time, temporary position 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.  Position will include evening shifts.  Position available through mid-February (an extension may be available)
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Cafe Associate
Full-time position responsible for providing the Cafe with organizational and operational support and ensuring the Cafe meets sales, cleanliness and budgetary goals all while providing excellent customer service.  Major duties include preparing and cooking food for the Cafe and catering use, supporting all opening/closing procedures for food service areas and setting up Cafe and venues for special events.
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Special Events Coordinator
McWane Science Center counts on the Special Events Coordinator to effectively execute the organization and implementation of Special Events including but not limited to internal and private events, Overnight Adventures and Birthdays at McWane Science Center. The Special Events Coordinator will serve as a liaison between clients and key departments and work directly with the Director of Special Events to ensure cohesiveness, productivity, and thorough communication within the organization.
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Building Manager (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time Building Manager to provide maintenance, security, safety and support for McWane Science Center’s personnel, the public, structures and properties. Work schedule (days and hours) will be on a rotational basis.  McWane Science Center is open 7 days per week, 360 days per year.
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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.
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Foodie – Smart Café (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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Visitor Services Representative (up to 28 hours per week)
Part-time position responsible for front-line ticket sales and customer service. This position will greet and check-in all guests while providing information about exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities going on throughout the facility in a positive, polite and enthusiastic manner.
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