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Discover the fun of working at Discovery Place.

Join our team and help bring extraordinary educational experiences to children and families throughout the region.

We know that staff are the key ingredient to providing exceptional experiences to the thousands of visitors who attend our Museums each day. So, we are dedicated to creating an outstanding workplace by hiring and training the most qualified people who share our values and passion for education, science, nature and fun. In every area, we show appreciation for our staff by creating an environment that stimulates personal and professional growth.

Discovery Place, Inc. offers a competitive package of benefits to employees including:

  • Health and dental insurance 1
  • Life insurance 1
  • Disability insurance 1
  • Retirement plan 1
  • Museum Membership
  • Invitations to special events
  • Museum discounts

1 available to full time employees only

Current Openings

Beyond Rubik's Cube Presenter - Part Time, Temporary through Sept. 5, 2016

Location: Discovery Place
Presenter needed to serve as a guide to Museum visitors and groups providing information about the exhibition, Beyond Rubik's Cube, and other exhibits. Will perform demonstrations, distribute promotional materials and monitor exhibits. High School or GED and 1-3 months of …

Birthday Party Presenter - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville
Birthday Party Presenters are energetic, outgoing individuals whose responsibilities include the role of host/hostess for the duration of the party, set up and break down of party room and demonstrations or presentations based on the party theme. Must be …

Creative Play Professional - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville
Conduct programs, presentations, demonstrations and lead play activities while adapting content and complexity to ages and interests of children. Greet guests and perform admissions-related operations at the front desk through the point-of-sale system. Pr…

Creative Play Professional II - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
The Creative Play Professional II engages Museum visitors and facilitates extraordinary learning experiences in the Museum; assists in the planning, development and acquisition of educational programs and supplies for the Museum as needed; pre…

Creative Play Professional II - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville
The Creative Play Professional II engages Museum visitors and facilitates extraordinary learning experiences in the Museum; assists in the planning, development and acquisition of educational programs and supplies for the Museum as needed; p…

Exhibits Technician - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
Repair and maintain exhibits within Discovery Place and other off-site locations. Minimum of five years of shop-fabrication experience, particularly in the exhibits and cabinetry industries. Must have general working knowledge of standard shop…

Lab Coordinator - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place
Interact with Museum visitors in the Explore More Stuff lab, which focuses on chemistry, physics, engineering and technology. Teach classes, homeschool programs and daily activities. Develop and implement new programs, classes and bi-monthly inquiry based lab units…

Manager, Special Events - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place
The Manager, Special Events will work to secure facility rentals for the Discovery Place, Inc. properties, working with clients to tour the facilities, negotiate contracts and plan and execute events. The Manager will develop sales strategies and maintain relationships. Th…

Presenter, School Programs - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Designs curriculum and delivers school programs. Works to create a program that is high quality, fits the needs of the community and meets the requirements of grant funding. Teaches outreach science classes, conducts outreach workshops, presents assemblies and sta…

Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary, Summer 2016

Location: Discovery Place
Have fun leading summer camp programs during half- and full-day sessions for children. Campers will enjoy a summer science adventure exploring plants and animals, space, chemistry and other cool stuff that will get them fired up about science, nature and technology. Prese…

Ways to apply:

Fax:
Print the application here and submit via fax to 704.348.1988.
Email:
Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@discoveryplace.org
Mail:
Print the application here and mail to: Discovery Place Human Resources Department, 301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.

Instead of the application, you may submit a resume and cover letter. You must indicate which position you are applying for in the letter.

Applying for a Position

Applications are accepted for posted positions only. When submitting an application, you must specify the position you are applying for. Because of the large number of applications, we are unable to respond to every job applicant. The most qualified candidates for a position will be contacted to arrange an interview. Applications remain active for a period of 30 days.

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Important Employment Information

Discovery Place, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment at Discovery Place is based upon abilities and qualifications without discrimination due to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law. We work to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment. Discovery Place complies with federal and state employment laws which are available for review here: Employment Laws

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Employment Inquires

Discovery Place Human Resources
jobs@discoveryplace.org

Applications are not accepted on site at Discovery Place. Please complete application and fax to 704.348.1988; send via email to jobs@discoveryplace.org; or mail to Discovery Place Human Resources, 301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.