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Employment Opportunities

Front Desk Receptionist

Discovery Space is looking to hire a friendly and enthusiastic front desk receptionist. Front desk receptionists are responsible for ensuring all of our visitors, young and old, have a fun and positive experience. Duties include, but are not limited to overseeing the operation of exhibits, the safety children and families, welcoming visitors, answering questions over the phone and processing various forms of payments and memberships. Front desk receptionists work in a fast-paced environment and must be able to prioritize and multi-task. Background checks required.

This position is part-time (12-25 hours per week) and will require weekend availability as well as Friday and Saturday nights. Interested applicants should complete our online employment application. Including a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and telling us a little bit about yourself will increase your chances for obtaining an interview.

Posted February 25, 2019

MaD Lab Intern

Interested in the maker movement? Do you enjoy working with children? Join the Education team as a MaD Lab Intern (Make and Design Lab) – a makerspace located in our exhibit gallery. People in this position will help to facilitate various maker projects with our visitors! Gain experience planning and leading maker projects, in this fun fast-paced role.

Possible projects include:

  • Helping kids with simple electronics and robotics
  • Encouraging kids to design and build creative solutions to challenges using recycled materials
  • Assisting with and talking about 3D printing to audiences
  • Making scribble bots and using Little Bits

This position will require a considerable amount of time working on your feet and background checks will be required for applicants 18 years and older. Successful candidates will have had experience working with children and will demonstrate initiative and strong problem-solving skills.

  • High school and undergraduate aged applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • There are four positions available.
  • Training provided by Discovery Space on all projects.
  • Minimum commitment of 8 hours/week for 12 weeks. Weekday and Weekend shifts available.
  • The start date and schedule for this position are negotiable.

Please apply for this position using our employment application
Posted August 12, 2018

STEM Classroom Assistant

Monday through Friday
August 1-24 from 7am-1pm

Join the Education team at Discovery Space as a STEM Classroom Assistant. STEM Classroom Assistants will be directly responsible for assisting in the delivery of quality educational science programs and hands-on science activities. They will also be responsible for helping to manage program participants and safety. Successful candidates will have had experience managing groups of more than 15 children and demonstrate strong communication and customer service skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prep and cleanup of spaces
  • Program materials management
  • Monitoring the safety of children
  • Overseeing snack/lunch time and outside play time
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a fast-paced position and will require a considerable amount of time working on your feet. Current CPR and First Aid Certification preferred. Background checks will be required.

Immediate opening (must be available): August 1-24 from 7am to 1pm, Monday through Friday

After August 24th, if employee is in good standing with organization, there may be opportunities for assisting with weekend events, birthday parties, afterschool programs or other activities.

Please apply for this position using our employment application
Posted July 23, 2018