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!
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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
Winter Wonderland Floor Support (up to 25 hours per week through January 10, 2016)
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, Concessions area and Simulator. This position is part-time up to 25 hours per week through January 10, 2016.
Environmental Services Specialist (primarily weekend hours)
McWane Science Center counts on the Environmental Services Specialist to provide cleaning and sanitation services to McWane Science Center facilities in order to present a clean and safe environment. Specialist will perform light and heavy cleaning services that support daily operations in a cheerful attentive manner. When directed to do so, this position will assist the Environmental Services Manager and the Building Managers with the safety and security of the Center, its visitors and staff. The position will also assist in all other departments as needed. Additional hours and schedule shifts may/will be required to meet the needs of the Center.
Development Manager for Individual Giving (full-time)
The Development Manager for Individual Giving is primarily responsible for providing support to the McWane Science Center’s fund development efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, managing individual donor giving programs at $2,500 and below levels, preparing and distributing donor communications, proposal writing managing donor events, maintaining accurate information about donors, and managing donor benefits.
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) in planning their visits by providing accurate information about all exhibits, events, IMAX films, memberships and other activities in the center.
IMAX Associate – Star Wars support (PT/TEMP)
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. Position will primarily be scheduled beginning at 4PM to support Star Wars show times. This position is available December 15, 2015 — January 31, 2016.
Director of Food & Beverage (full-time)
The Director of Food and 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.
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.
Educator – Outreach Support (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time Educator – Outreach Support 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 supports the (community) Outreach Program and 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 (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.
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.
Visitor Services Representative (part-time up to 15 hours per week through mid-May 2016)
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.