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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

Manager, Public Programs - Full Time

Plans, coordinates and manages public/exhibition-based programming. Confers with institution programming management to develop goals of Museum exhibition programming. Manages the staff that delivers public programs within the Museum through recruitment, hiring and training. In collaboration with the…

Naturalist, Charlotte Nature Museum - Part Time

Location: Charlotte Nature Museum
Charlotte Nature Museum is hiring a Naturalist to plan, develop and conduct on-site environmental education programs including ecological field studies, hands-on inquiry based activities, public programs, workshops and classes, and assist in maintaining the buildin…

Presenter, Public Programs - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Presenters perform a full range of interpretive programs for Discovery Place: scripted shows, science demonstrations, informal interactions, guided discoveries, costumed characters, storytelling, and dramatic presentations, and interactions with visitors of a…

Special Events Coordinator - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
The Special Events Coordinator will work to support facility rentals for Discovery Place, Inc. properties, working with clients to plan and execute events. Assisting the Special Events Manager, the Coordinator will manage and execute internal and external events for all lo…

Ways to apply:

Print the application here and submit via fax to 704.348.1988.
Email a resume and cover letter to
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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Discovery Place Human Resources

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