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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 Volunteer and Docent opportunities. Please click here to learn more!

E-Mail Human Resources:

Fax Human Resources: (205) 714-8400

Mail to Human Resources:
McWane Science Center
Attention: Human Resources
200 19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Due to the large volume of resumes received, we are unable to return telephone calls from candidates inquiring about the status of their resume. 

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.



Manager of Member Services
McWane Science Center counts on the Manager of Member Services to develop and implement strategies for meeting membership revenue goals and ensure that we are providing the best possible customer service in order to support membership sustainability and growth. The Manager of Member Services will also work with the development staff to help support contributed revenue goals as needed.
The typical work week for this position is Tuesday through Saturday with one Saturday off per month.
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Development Manager for Individual Giving
The Development Manager for Individual Giving is primarily responsible for providing support to McWane Science Center’s fund development efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, managing individual donor giving programs; preparing and distributing donor communications; proposal writing; managing donor events; maintaining accurate information about donors; and managing donor benefits.
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Quick Service Food Prep (up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Smart Café Quick Service team member 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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Education Specialist (up to 28 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the part-time Education Specialist to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations, and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate, and interactive manner. Additionally, the Education Specialist develops and implements a variety of educational experiences including: reserved school programs, outreach programs, home school labs, summer/holiday camps, adult/teen programs, professional development workshops and special educational events/projects. 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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