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
Cashier – Smart Café (up to 20 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.
Program Coordinator – PNC Words Are Our World
The PNC Words Are Our World Program Coordinator is a jointly supervised position between McWane Science Center and ArtPlay. Acting as a liaison between these two organizations, the Program Coordinator will serve as the science and vocabulary expert and, as such, will develop and present age appropriate programs and activities related to vocabulary and language development for early learners, their families and the commmunities of Woodlawn and Norwood. This position is full-time and available for 2 years. Deadline to apply: September 6, 2015
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.
Birthday Party Host (up to 15 hours per weekend; one weekend off per month)
McWane Science Center counts on the Birthday Party Host to provide excellent customer service to all guests while hosting birthday parties and supporting the operations of the birthday party program and the Education department. Accountabilities and major duties include: hosting birthday parties including the set-up and break-down of party rooms; facilitating on-site client contact and coordination during parties; presenting birthday parties programs; providing and maintaining excellent customer service to birthday guests as well as all visitors; preparing for upcoming parties by organizing supplies, counting inventory and calling parents, if needed; and covering Touch Tank, High Cycle, Exhibit Interpretation and other public programs.
Visitor Services Representative (part-time up to 15 hours per week through December 2015)
Part-time, temporary 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.
IMAX Associate (part-time 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 Riding Slide responsibilities in order to support the daily operations of the IMAX Theater department.
Development Manager for Corporate Funding (full-time)
The Development Manager for Corporate Funding is primarily responsible for providing support to McWane Science Center’s fund development efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, managing the corporate donor giving program and being responsible for identifying, soliciting, stewarding, maintaining, renewing and upgrading corporate donors.
Marketing Administrative Assistant (full-time)
McWane Science Center counts on the Marketing Administrative Assistant to support the daily operations of the Marketing and Public Relations department while greeting and assisting guests and answering and processing incoming operator calls for McWane Science Center in an efficient and professional manner.
Early Childhood Education Presenter (part-time up to 20 hours per week)
The Early Childhood Education Presenter is a highly visible team member stationed within Itty Bitty Magic City (IBMC) that greets visitors in a friendly and outgoing manner; models play behavior at exhibits; presents programming (including birthday parties); encourages parents to play with their children; and keeps the entire area clean and safe at all times. This position will rotate throughout the day between cleaning/restaging, greeting/security and program presentations. This position is available through December 2015.
Education Presenter (part-time up to 16 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Education Presenter to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate and interactive manner. The Education Presenter will engage the public in settings including, but not limited to, floor programming, exhibit interpretation, birthday programs, public programs and special event programming.
Visitor Service Representative (part-time 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.
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.