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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

Director of Facilities
McWane Science Center counts on the Director of Facilities to provide maintenance, security, safety and support for McWane Science Center’s personnel, guests, structures and properties. To oversee a team of building maintenance, security, and environmental service staff. To plan/implement and oversee all essential services required for optimum performance of installed systems as well as the security, health and safety of staff and guests. To solicit bids and oversee performance of contracted services related to the facility operation.  To develop and administer annual budgets within provided guidelines.  Perform other duties as required.
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Reservations Specialist
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, in planning their visits by providing accurate information about all exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities in the center.
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Coordinator of Science Engagement
McWane Science Center counts on the Coordinator of Science Engagement to assist with the administrative duties of floor staff schedules, floor programming and exhibit interpretation to ensure the excellence of the visitor experience at all times. This position will also actively participate in all facets of science engagement, including but not limited to touch tanks, high cycles, programming, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation.

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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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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Events Specialist – Overnight Adventures (part-time/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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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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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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Science Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
Science 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.
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