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Animal Keeper/Caregiver (Full Time)

Science Spectrum maintains a large animal and aquatics collection both on-display and behind the scenes. The applicant must be comfortable with the daily hands-on care of an assortment of reptiles, Arachnids, birds, fish, alligators, mammals, invertebrates, amphibians, etc. Prior experience is preferred, and aquatics (fresh and salt water) experience is a plus. We will consider training the right person, but standards and expectations will be high. The applicant must be flexible with daily duty changes, be able to follow a checklist, have strong communication skills, and must be capable of observation and critical thinking. Applicants must be fun, a team player, and not easily offended! This is a rare opportunity to work with and learn from cohesive team with decades of animal care and zoo experience. The position is open May 1st.
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STEM Educator (Part-time)

If you have a passion for STEM education and enjoy sharing your knowledge in a fun and interactive way, we encourage you to apply for the STEM Educator position. Join our team and inspire the next generation of STEM professionals! STEM Educators present STEM programming and hands-on activities both at the museum and off-site at schools and various community organizations, conduct live science shows and demonstrations, engage with museum visitors, assist guests with exhibits throughout the museum, give orientations to visiting school groups, and participate in various special events. Applicants must have good public speaking abilities, be comfortable teaching a variety of STEM topics and handling live animals, and have a passionate and friendly attitude.

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FabLab Educator (Full & Part-time)

FabLab Educators lead hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education programming through the museum’s digital fabrication lab program (FabLab).  Programming occurs both at the museum’s in-house Maker Space and off-site at schools and various other community organizations. Previous experience with CAD software, 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers and various hand tools preferred. Applicants must have good teaching and public speaking abilities, good STEM content knowledge, and be comfortable working with children and adults. Applicants must be friendly and out-going in personality, be able to pass a criminal background check, and have a good driving record.

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OMNI Theater Usher & Concessions Staff (Part-time)

The OMNI Theater at the Science Spectrum is a large-format 15/70mm theater that shows science and history documentary films.  Ushers at the theater greet and check tickets of movie-goers, and assist with seating and dismissal of theater attendees.  Ushers remain in the theater during each film screening and assist patrons if needed during the show.  Ushers also assist with minor technical duties in the theater.  Cleaning the theater between film screenings and after the final show of the day is the primary responsibility of an Usher. These staff will also be trained to operate and serve concessions food items from the permanent concessions stand at the Science Spectrum. Applicants must be friendly and outgoing in personality, and must be able to be on their feet for extended periods of time.

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Admissions / Customer Service (Part-time)

Admissions staff are the organization’s front desk customer service representatives and are responsible for museum and theater ticket sales, membership sales, and various group reservations.  Admissions staff also serve as the primary first point of contact for visitors, both in-person and over the phone.  Previous customer service and register experience preferred, but not required.  Admissions staff occasionally work after regular museum hours when private rental functions are hosted in the building. Applicants must be friendly and outgoing in personality, and have excellent communication skills.  Weekend availability is required for this position.

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