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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

Charlotte Nature Museum Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary (June - August)

Location: Charlotte Nature Museum
Presenters are needed to facilitate all aspects of Charlotte Nature Museum Summer Camps, including assembling Camp materials, teaching, supervising Camper drop off and pick up, ensuring safety policies are followed and daily set up, break down and clean up. A high…

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

Location: Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham
Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham seeks a 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 a…

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…

Exhibits Technician - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
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. General working knowledge of standard shop equipment, hand tools, construction and…

Graphic Designer - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Conceptualizes, designs and produces environmental graphic design for signage, wayfinding, exhibit panels and graphics, banners, presentation materials and digital screens. Creates innovative concepts for projects related to special exhibitions, films and oth…

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…

Presenter - Part Time

Location: Discovery Place
Present in-house and off-site programs for Discovery Place. Perform a full range of interpretive programs: scripted shows, science demonstrations, informal interactions, guided discoveries, costumed characters, storytelling, live animal handling, and dramatic…

Public Programs Educator - Full Time

Location: Discovery Place, Charlotte
Engage Museum visitors using informal educational approaches, including predesigned and impromptu activities; deliver content through guided discovery stations in the Museum during operational hours; perform shows at The Stage and in the Rainforest…

Summer Camp Presenter - Temporary, Summer 2015

Location: Discovery Place
Have fun leading Summer Camp programs for Discovery Place! Presenters will teach science concepts related to a camp theme, prepare materials for daily camp activities, manage camper behavior and oversee teen volunteers assisting with the camp. The ability to work in a clas…

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:

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.