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
Vice President of Education
The Vice President of Education provides the vision, leadership, planning and management of McWane Science Center’s Education division which encompasses programming, outreach, training, camps, classes, birthday party program and volunteer program. While overseeing 30+ paid staff and serving as a member of the Senior Management team, the Vice President is responsible for providing and maintaining a positive, forward-thinking environment while successfully implementing a wide variety of programming; creating and maintaining dozens of community partnerships; and actively participating in fundraising, strategic planning endeavors and management of a $1.3 million+ budget.
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.
Projectionist – IMAX Theater
McWane Science Center counts on the 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.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Cash Control Specialist (up to 25 hours per week)
The primary duties of a Cash Control Specialist are to receive and process incoming organization deposits and prepare for transfer to bank each day. In addition, the Cash Control Specialist will be responsible for maintaining money shipments and vault cash inventory and supplying organizational sales points with coin and currency needs. The Cash Control Specialist will also support other Finance and Administrative functions.
Volunteer Services Coordinator (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Volunteer Services Support Specialist to assist in the scheduling of floor programming and exhibit interpretation to ensure the excellence of the visitor experience. This position will work closely with the Manager of Volunteer Services to complete daily schedules as they relate to greeting, touch tanks, high cycles, opening, and closing. They will make frequent daily checks and work with the volunteer staff to provide support and monitor their performance, while motivating them in order to provide a dynamic and fun experience for our visitors. They will also cover touch tanks, high cycles, etc. on a daily basis. Weekend and evening work is required.
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.
Foodie (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.
Dining Room Attendant – Smart Café (up to 16 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Dining Room Attendant to support the daily operations of the café by ensuring that the Smart Café dining room is clean, inviting and well-stocked while providing excellent customer service.
Environmental Services Specialist (weekends)
McWane Science Center counts on the Weekend 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. Primary workdays will be Saturday and Sunday with occasional weekday evening work.
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.