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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 - On Call

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham

Discovery Place KIDS is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual to fill the position of Birthday Party Presenter. Responsibilities include the role of host/hostess for the duration of the party, set up and break down of party room and demonstrations or …

Charlotte Nature Museum Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary, Summer 2014

Location: Charlotte Nature Museum

Camp Presenters teach nature concepts related to a particular theme, prepare materials for daily activities and manage Camp volunteers. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with managing children outdoors, comfortable handling live animals and have the abilit…

Graphic Designer - Full Time

Conceptualizes, designs and produces art and copy layouts for material to be presented by visual communications media such as print and outdoor advertisements, Museum signage, print collateral, logos and other brand identity materials. Produces creative concepts for campaigns for special exhibitions…

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 se…

Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary, Summer 2014

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. Presen…

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.