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.

Manager of Volunteer Services and YouthWorks

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum seeks a self-motivated full-time Manger of YouthWorks and Volunteer Services to recruit youth and adult volunteers to work in the museum. This team member is a very integral part of the Programs and Education Department but also supports other departments within the museum structure. S/He will elevate a very successful youth volunteer and internship program. S/He will also continue to establish a strong adult volunteer program as well as plan and implement all initiatives regarding the operation of the entire volunteer program. The position reports to the Deputy Director. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will be experienced in education, training and management. S/He will also be trained as a part of the Manager on Duty team which manages the daily logistical aspects of the museum floor operations including programs and the visitor experience.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in human resources, education, social sciences or related field required, with a minimum of three years managerial experience. Museum or training experience preferred.

Schedule:
Wednesday – Sunday

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

Presenter 1 Arts and Humanities – Part Time

Discovery Children’s Museum seeks a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to work as a part of an interpretive floor team comprised of adults and teen volunteers and interns. S/He must have a working knowledge of the Arts and Humanities which should include both fine arts and performing arts as well as humanities and cultural programming/exhibit focus. S/He will interact with teachers, students and families to explain hands on exhibits, present interactive demonstrations and assist with the development of special activities. S/He will present public programs to large audiences within the museum and when necessary outside of the museum. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for children and learning and will have excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. S/He must have the ability to work evenings, on occasions, for special events. 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.

Compensation:
$9.40 an hour; no benefits.

Executive Administrative Assistant

The Executive Administrative Assistant for DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is a full-time exempt salaried position reporting directly to the CEO or the Deputy Director. The position will be responsible for the organization of the CEO’s or Deputy Director’s files, scheduling/calendar, phone calls and general administrative support. Administrative support may include clerical duties, errands, making travel arrangements, scheduling, set up and break-down of meetings. This position will attend all Board of Trustee meetings and will be responsible for board minutes and board correspondence. This position will also provide a bridge for smooth communication between the Executive’s office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior leadership and management level staff. The ideal candidate possesses very strong interpersonal skills, is highly resourceful with the ability to be extremely effective independently, manage projects from inception to completion, has proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to competing demands and demonstrates the highest level of customer/client service and response and has demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in English, Communication or related field preferred. – expert level verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written forms. Excellent organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple task seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Forward looking thinker with demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision making capability within an articulated framework. Strong work tenure with a minimum of four (4) years of experience supporting Executives, preferably in a non-profit organization. Personal transportation, a valid driver’s license and insurance. Ability to and must be able to work nights and weekends as needed. Experience with Microsoft Office suite required.

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

 

Discovery Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Please visit our Volunteer page HERE.