Employment

From actors, to educators, exhibit developers and more, The DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is committed to creating extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences and early childhood development that have the power to transform the lives of children and families. We hire for a wide range of positions and seek applicants (who love kids) who possess the potential, enthusiasm and desire to join our team and further the museum’s mission.  

Current Employment Opportunities:

To Apply:
Please send resume and salary history to info@DiscoveryKidsLV.org.  Please put job title in the subject line.  Only complete submissions will be considered.
No phone calls.

Director of Development

The Director of Development for Discovery Children’s Museum, a full-time exempt position reporting directly to the CEO, serves as the senior staff member of the Development Team responsible for all aspects of the museum’s annual, capital and endowment fundraising efforts. This position oversees the planning, management, evaluation and implementation of current and new initiatives related to general fund development, corporate memberships and sponsorship campaigns. This position also oversees the successful operation of the museum’s membership program by working with the Membership Manager to develop and implement the annual membership campaigns. In addition to holding a key leadership role of the senior management team as well as interfaces with Board of Trustees members, corporate and community volunteers and other senior staff.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in business or communications, or commensurate experience in fundraising and management.
- Experience supervising, motivating and evaluating development staff.
- Experience in successfully engaging board and other volunteer leaders in fundraising.
- Experience and proven ability to solicit gifts and grants.
- Experience and proven ability to think strategically, plan effectively and manage productivity to achieve multiple high-priority goals.
- Strong organizational skills, communications skills, planning skills and initiative.
- Experience with Microsoft Office and Database Management required; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus.

Salary:
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent fringe benefits, a supportive team, and professional growth.

Membership Sales Manager

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum seeks a Membership Sales Manager to work as an ambassador for DISCOVERY Children’s Museum. The Membership Manager is held accountable for achieving membership and renewal target goals as well as revenue goals. The ideal candidate would enjoy and be successful in working with all types of personalities. She/he would also be adept at creating strategies to reach revenue/sales goals, clearly communicating those strategies to the team and motivating the team to achieve to established goals. The Membership Manager will also work with the operations team to provide a welcoming, informative, and enjoyable environment for children and families. Some specific duties include:
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Processing all new, renewed or updated membership records
-Maintaining all membership records with accuracy and confidentiality
-Creating and distributing membership correspondence
-Maintaining accurate current member files
-Producing daily, weekly and monthly membership reports and reconciling those reports with accounting department reports.
-Successfully handling membership opportunities while maintaining a high level of member satisfaction
-Creating and implementing strategies to ensure a high level of sales team motivation
-Planning and implementing member appreciation events working with the museum operations team

Qualifications:

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet hard deadlines
-Proven ability to work successfully with visitors exhibiting courtesy and professionalism both on the phone and in person
-Ability to create vision and strategies
-Ability to motivate staff
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
-Ability to work weekends and evenings when needed
-Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Vista a plus

Salary:
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent fringe benefits, a supportive team, and professional growth.

Birthday Experience Presenter | Presenter 1

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum seeks a part-time self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with dynamic presentation skills to work in a fast paced, high energy environment. S/He will facilitate birthday experiences mostly held on weekends; including but not limited to duties such as setting up and preparing the experience rooms, facilitating activities, invoicing, etc. S/He may also work as a part of an interpretive floor team comprised of adults and teen volunteers and interns. In this roll, s/he will interact with teachers, students and families to explain hands on exhibits and present interactive demonstrations. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will have excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. S/He must also have the ability to walk for extended periods of time and be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

 

Qualifications:

High school diploma required. Some college preferred. Teaching and/or early childhood education experience preferred. Excellent customer service experience and skills is necessary. Candidate must possess dynamic presentation skills, accurate and detail oriented, with ability to handle fast-paced environment in a friendly and professional manner. Spanish is a plus.

Schedule:

Weekends a must; weekday availability is a plus.

 

Salary:
$9.40 an hour – part time, no benefits

 

Discovery Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Please visit our Volunteer page HERE.