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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: 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

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 including, but not limited to, criminal and child abuse/neglect.

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.

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FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Staff Accountant
Full-time position responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries; maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers; account and bank reconciliations; and daily cash receipt processes.  Will also assist with monthly closings and account analysis and support the Vice President in carrying out the responsibilities of the Accounting department.
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PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Field Trip Facilitator (up to 28 hours per week)
The Field Trip Facilitator is instrumental in helping to ensure a positive experience for our reserved groups arriving for field trips.  The position is responsible for enthusiastically greeting and checking in reserved groups as they arrive, distributing all admission tickets, reviewing the daily schedule, providing general orientation of the facility, assisting with storage and execution of lunch and departure procedures.  Pre- and post-visit administrative work will also be involved to assist with internal operations and group appreciation opportunities.  This position is primarily Monday through Friday.
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Early Childhood Education Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
The Early Childhood Education Presenter is a highly visible team member stationed within Itty Bitty Magic City (IBMC) who greets visitors in a friendly and outgoing manner, keeps the entire area clean and safe at all times, presents programming, models play behavior at exhibits, and encourages parents to engage with their children. This position will rotate throughout the day between cleaning and restaging, greeting and security and program presentations.
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Science Presenter (up to 20 hours per week)
McWane Science Center counts on the Science Presenter to engage visitors in programs, classes, demonstrations and activities in an enthusiastic, accurate and interactive manner.  The Science Presenter will engage the public in settings including, but not limited to, floor programming, exhibit interpretation, public programs and special event programming.
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