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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

 

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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Exhibits Graphic Designer
The Exhibits Graphic Designer is responsible for creating effective graphic design solutions and assisting with the development of creative and educational hands-on learning experiences for visitors. This position creates and maintains exhibit graphics and facility directional and safety signage.
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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, specifically including but not limited to Overnight Adventures and Birthday Parties, as well as assisting with all other events at McWane Science Center.  This position will serve as a liaison between clients and key departments and work directly with the Director of Events to ensure cohesiveness, productivity, and thorough communication within the organization.
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Cafe Associate
McWane Science Center counts on the Cafe Associate to provide the cafe with organizational and operational support and ensure 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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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Exhibit Assistant Coordinator (up to 25 hours per week) 
McWane Science Center counts on the Exhibit Assistant Coordinator to provide efficient and effective administrative support and coordination for the Exhibits department and the Vice President of Exhibits, Facilities & Planning.
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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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Events Specialist – Overnight Adventures (on-call)
The Events Specialist – Overnight Adventures is responsible for assisting with the organization and implementation of Overnight Adventures at McWane Science Center as well as offering support for other special events including, but not limited to, birthday parties.   This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service and supporting the operations of the Special Events Department through the organization and distribution of all program materials; leading various activities and programs; and spending the night according to the overnight rotation.
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Dining Room Attendant – Smart Cafe (up to 16 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Dining Room Attendant to support the daily operations of the Cafe by ensuring that the Smart Cafe dining room is clean, inviting and well-stocked while providing excellent customer service.
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Cashier – Smart Cafe (up to 22 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Cashier to accurately process transactions for purchases in the café/food court area; maintain the appearance and consumables in the dining room; and provide an excellent customer service experience to café guests.
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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.
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