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:
Please send resume and salary history to info@DiscoveryKidsLV.org. Please put job title in the subject line. Only complete submissions will be considered.
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Art and Humanities Manager
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum seeks a self-motivated, creative and innovative fulltime Arts and Humanities Education Manager to plan/develop, implement, evaluate and facilitate educational initiatives related to arts and humanities education for the museum (including staff, public and school audiences). The position reports to the Director of Programs and Education. The position will manage the Arts and Humanities team members, oversee the Artist in Residence Program, coordinate cultural programs and celebrations with community collaborators; manage special arts related projects and participate in the development of programming related to temporary and permanent exhibits. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will be experienced in art and/or humanities education and have EXCELLENT/DYNAMIC presentation and organizational skills. S/He will manage all art and humanities programming activities across the organization, including interactive art/music programs, exhibits, activities, cultural performances, curriculum programming and any extended educational programs offered by the museum. S/He will spend most of the work week directly working with visitors in the Arts Exhibition Galleries/areas of the museum floor. S/He will participate as a part of the education team as a whole to develop written program materials, and to coordinate, implement, and evaluate floor staff training and educator workshops so flexibility is key.
The ideal candidate will also be experienced in management and visitor service. S/He will also be trained as a Manager on Duty (MOD). The MOD supervises all museum floor operations as it relates to the visitor experience. In this role, s/he will also supervise all staff and volunteers (teens and adults) working on the museum floor as well as assist with the Front of House management as needed.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education, Art History or relevant specialized field of arts or humanities with experience implementing hands on programming with children and families, preferably in an informal education environment. Must have experience correlating curriculum to programs and activities (classroom lessons plans will suffice). Must have at least 2 years management experience and museum experience preferred.
Must have the flexibility to work weekends and evenings as needed. Weekly schedule
will include at least one weekend day and/or split days off.
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent fringe benefits, a supportive team, and professional growth.
Admissions Desk Cashier
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is looking for a part-time, experienced and enthusiastic Admissions Desk Cashier to handle front desk operations in fast-paced
Children’s Museum. Duties include safety and security issues, handling cash, checks,
credit cards payments, record and tabulate statistical information, and being able
to deal with heavy contact with groups, young visitors and families. He/she will also assist with keeping visiting tour groups on schedule, balance till and maintain safe,
current and clean reception area. This ideal person will also be crossed trained as a museum presenter as this perspective will allow full understanding of the visitor experience from beginning to end.
High school diploma required. Experienced cashier with good customer service skills. Candidate must be accurate and detail oriented, with ability to handle fast-paced desk in a friendly and professional manner. Spanish is a plus.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and occasional evenings.
$9.40/hour no benefits for part-time, schedule generally consists of 25 to 28 hours weekly.
Discovery Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Please visit our Volunteer page HERE.