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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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
McWane Science Center counts on the Education Specialist to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations, and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate, and interactive manner. Additionally, the Education Specialist develops and implements a variety of educational experiences including: reserved school programs, outreach programs, home school labs, summer/holiday camps, adult/teen programs, professional development workshops and special educational events/projects. 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.
Events Production Manager
McWane Science Center expects the Events Production Manager to work side-by-side with the Director of Food and Beverage in all aspects of Special Events food production. As the Events Production Manager, you must have the drive and ability to conceive and implement new event concepts; streamline processes; motivate teams and bring operations up and running ahead of schedule and below cost. Responsible for consistently providing leadership, continuity and direction, while improving service levels and financial performance. Must be friendly, bright and organized as well as possess superb customer service, problem-solving and communication skills. The Events Production Manager must possess the skills to build great talent, plan diligently and execute effectively working towards positive results for our business and guests, both internal and external.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
IMAX Projectionist (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time IMAX Projectionist to be responsible for the operation of theater systems and assisting with the supervision of Theater Hosts, IMAX Associates and volunteers to ensure the highest possible visitor satisfaction, presentation quality and operational efficiency.
Theater Host (up to 25 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the IMAX Theater Host to provide outstanding customer service to guests by assisting in the monitoring of film presentation and operational efficiency and providing positive guest service before, during and after all shows and special IMAX theater-related events.
IMAX Associate (up 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 seasonal Winter Wonderland) responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department.
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.
Cashier – Smart Café (up to 22 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.
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.