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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

Early Childhood Education Specialist
McWane Science Center counts on the Early Childhood Education Specialist to develop and present age appropriate programs and activities for our earliest learners. This includes public and reserved school group programs, teacher training, home school labs and summer and holiday camp programming that emphasizes interactive learning that children enjoy and parents value.  Deadline to apply:  February 17, 2017
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Cafe Associate
McWane Science Center counts on the Café Associate to provide the café with organizational and operational support and ensure the café meets sales, cleanliness and budgetary goals all while providing excellent customer service. Major duties include preparing and cooking food for the café and catering use, supporting all opening/closing procedures for food service areas and setting up café and venues for special events.
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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Cleaning Specialist (up to 20 hours per week)
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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Human Resources Administrative Assistant (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Human Resources Administrative Assistant to maintain a high level of integrity and accuracy while assisting in recruiting, payroll processing, employee relations and special projects pertaining to the maintenance and daily support of McWSC employees.
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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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TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Cleaning Specialist (up to 20 hours per week through May 20)
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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Summer Camp Counselor (up to 25 hours per week from May 29 — July 28, 2017)
Summer Camp Counselor duties include providing daily supervision of groups of campers, leading activities and assisting Educators with programs and with camp logistics. Other responsibilities will include assisting with before/after care and lunch supervision, taking shifts at the High Cycle and at the Shark & Ray Touch Tank and assisting “on the floor” with informal public presentations, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation. Summer Camp Counselors will also be expected to work every other weekend throughout the summer.
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Summer Educator (up to 27.5 hours per week from May 29 – July 28, 2017)
Summer Educators are responsible for presenting and demonstrating inquiry-based science programs to campers during summer months.  Duties include taking the lead role in the instruction of summer camps for ages 4K – 7th grade by developing and providing appropriate grade level programming, classroom management and instruction. Other responsibilities will include assisting with before/after care and lunch supervision, taking shifts at the High Cycle and at the Shark and Ray Touch Tank as well as assisting on the floor with informal public presentations, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation.  Summer Educators may also be trained and scheduled to present Outreaches throughout the state on the weeks they are not teaching camps.
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