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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

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 …

Director, Public Experiences - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place, Charlotte
Plan, direct and manage the public educational programs of Discovery Place. Develop budgets and expenses and identify funding sources. Recruit guest lecturers. Direct research development and application of new educational programs, manage design an…

Early Childhood Specialist - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place
Plan and implement early childhood science programming specified in the PNC Grow Up Great Community-Wide Vocabulary Building Initiative grant. Work with Charlotte Meck Library and Community School of the Arts to develop vocabulary building curriculum at Grier …

Exhibits Technician - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Repair and maintain exhibits for all Discovery Place locations. Minimum of five years of shop-fabrication experience, preferably in the exhibits or cabinetry industry. General working knowledge of standard shop equipment, hand tools, construction and fabrication technique…

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…

Theatre Host - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Greet guests and direct the loading and unloading of guests to and from the theatre. Maintain appearance of theatre and surrounding areas and assist guests with special needs, as well as operate sound and automation equipment. Excellent customer service skill…

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

Additional Employee Rights Information

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.