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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 opportunites. Please click here to learn more!

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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

Foodie — Smart Cafe (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.
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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.
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Winter Wonderland Floor Support (Weekends through January 11, 2015 – Saturday shift:  10:45AM – 6PM; Sunday shift: 12:45PM – 6PM)
McWane Science Center counts on the Winter Wonderland Floor Support staff member to provide excellent customer service to all guests while staffing the Winter Wonderland Ice Slide and Zip-line.  This position may also staff the holiday riding train.
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Director of Food & Beverage (Full-Time)
The Director of Food & Beverage 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.
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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.  Interactions must be left open to meet the needs and interests of the particular group of visitors being served at a given time.  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.
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Controller/Vice President of Administration (Full-Time)
McWane Science Center seeks a Controller/Vice President of Administration to oversee the financial affairs of the organization while actively participating in the daily operating procedures of the Accounting department.  The position supervises Accounting, Information Technology and Gift Shop staff and works closely with Human Resources.  The Controller/Vice President of Administration will also serve as a senior staff liaison to the Board of Trustees.
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