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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

Content Manager, Health Programs & Experiences - Full Time, Temporary

Location: Discovery Place
This position is grant-funded for 18-24 months. The Content Manager is responsible for the content development of a new Explore More Health lab and content development for programs, classes, demonstrations and biomedical and health floor experiences. Management of the deve…

Creative Play Professional - Part Time and On Call

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham seeks part time Creative Play Professional to conduct programs, make presentations, perform demonstrations and lead play activities while adapting content and complexity to ages and interests of children. This person will als…

Director, Major Projects - Full Time (Grant-funded for 24 months)

Location: Discovery Place
This position is responsible for the oversight, development and completion of the Discovery Place Labs and Exhibits Renovation Projects. The projects include a Maker Lab of Innovation, a Biomedical Heatlh Lab and supporting exhibit experiences. The Director will work with …

Guest Service Associate - Part Time

Location: Charlotte Nature Museum
Guest Service Associates greet guests and process admittance of visitors to the Museum. Duties also include promoting membership sales and selling gift shop items. Must be able to operate a computer and have experience working with a computerized cash registe…

Lab Coordinator - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place
The Explore More Life and Explore More Collections labs are hiring a Lab Coordinator to plan, develop and teach lab programming. This includes classes, homeschool programs, workshops and daily lab public programming. Other duties include care and maintenance of all…

Manager, Exhibition Operations - Full Time (Grant-funded for 18-24 months)

The Manager, Exhibition Operations, is to plan and coordinate the day-to-day activities, maintenance and light fabrication of exhibits and elements associated with Museum experiences for all Discovery Place, Inc. sites. Further responsibilities are to procure exhibit personnel, contractors and other…

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…

Program Specialist - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
Plans, directs and manages educational programming for Museum visitors and special groups. The Program Specialist also acts as the lead manager on duty, including cash handling supervisory responsibilities, as needed. Other duties include teac…

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.