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.
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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
Director of Food & Beverage/Chef (Full-Time)
The Director of Food & Beverage/Chef is responsible for all aspects of food court and catering services which includes the development and growth of staff, sales and profits; optimizing profits by controlling food, beverage, and labor costs; working to enhance the catering program by developing new menus; and providing culinary support to McWane Science Center’s programs, functions and events.
Reservations Specialist (Full-Time)
McWane Science Center counts on the Reservations Specialist to be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable first impression of McWane Science Center by assisting guests (including group leaders) via telephone, fax and e-mail in planning and booking their visits by providing accurate information about all exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities in the center.
Summer Outreach Presenter (part-time/temporary — up to 20 hours per week from May 27 through July 22, 2015)
McWane Science Center counts on the Summer Outreach Presenter to present McWane Science Center’s reserved programs/demonstrations across the state of Alabama. This position requires the ability to travel to different locations across the state to provide high-quality educational presentations to audiences at libraries, schools and other venues.
IMAX Associate (part-time/temporary — up to 25 hours per week through mid-August 2015)
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 Riding Slide responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department. This position is temporary and will end mid-August 2015.
IMAX Associate (part-time 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 Riding Slide responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department.
Retail Store Associate (part-time/temporary – up to 20 hours per week through mid-August 2015)
The Retail Store 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. This position is part-time and temporary through mid-August 2015. The position will generally be scheduled to work Wednesday through Saturday.
Foodie (part-time up to 20 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.
Educator (part-time up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time Educator to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations, and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate, and interactive manner. Additionally, the Educator develops and implements home school labs and summer and holiday camp programming that emphasizes interactive science learning that campers enjoy and parents value. This position is also responsible for assisting with the care of the animals in our educational animal collection which includes feeding, cleaning and animal handling.
Education Presenter (part-time 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.