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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

Chief Advancement Officer - Full Time


The Chief Advancement Officer is responsible for leading the growth of the philanthropic culture at Discovery Place, Inc. (DPI) by planning and executing resource development programs for DPI, which includes the management of the fundraising and Membership programs.

The Chief Advancement Officer …

Creative Play Professional - Part Time, Temporary through Summer 2015

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…

Educator, School Programs - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place
Designs the curriculum and delivers an afterschool program at Palisades Park Elementary School during the school year. Works with Palisades Park and Discovery Place staff to create a program that is high quality, fits the needs of the community and meets the …

Guest Services Associate - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
The Guest Services Associate is responsible for processing admittance of visitors to the Museum and promoting Discovery Place Membership sales. Must be able to operate a computer, have experience working with a computerized cash register and possess the ability to accurate…

Lab Presenter - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Interact with Museum visitors in the Explore More Life, Explore More Stuff and Explore More Collections labs. Teach classes, home school programs and daily activities in all lab spaces. Assist in the development and implementation of new programs, classes and stage sets. …

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…

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.