Employment Opportunities

Working for Science Central means working with dynamic people and doing meaningful work towards our mission. All applicants must submit a completed application, along with a resume and cover letter, via e-mail, fax or mail.

Exhibits & Facilities Manager



POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central, a hands-on science center located within a large historical building, is currently hiring a self-motivated, organized, creative, and skilled exhibits/facilities/building technician. Mid-level management position. This person is a jack-of-all-trades who will turn-on and off, maintain, repair, clean and install interactive exhibits; design, fabricate and install new exhibits; design and install original exhibits; assist with daily functioning, maintenance, repairs and cleaning of the building, grounds, facilities, and its components; assist with housekeeping; research and help purchase exhibits, exhibits parts, facilities parts and equipment; maintain exhibits and building repair records; maintain parts, cleanliness and safety of exhibits and facilities (carpet, restrooms, tile, etc.) storage areas and exhibits repair areas; coordinate planning for, installation and de-installation of large traveling/temporary exhibitions; participate in numerous exhibits/facilities-related staff and committee meetings; train and supervise exhibits & facilities volunteers.

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Experience in facilities and construction projects; experience with maintenance and installation of electronics, cabinetry, etc.; must have strong hand tool skills; knowledgeable of various materials such as woods, metals, and plastics; knowledgeable of cleaning and cleaning supplies; must be a creative problem solver, highly organized; strong analytical and project planning skills; must be time-oriented and detail-driven; ability to multi-task and follow-through; must have flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; ability to use a fork lift and know fork lift safety; safety-conscious, identify on own what is unsafe or broken, and make necessary repairs and corrections; must be comfortable with heights and ladders; comfortable with/around computers; valid Drivers License and ability to drive; must be a people-person, team-player, able to work with staff and visitors; strong communication and interpersonal skills, keep staff informed of projects and timelines; successful completion of Criminal Background Check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The position is physically demanding and requires frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing, pushing, and heavy lifting/moving (large exhibits, crates, machines, etc.); exposure to high and low temperatures, and outside weather conditions; exposure to loud sounds, heights, and moving mechanical parts.

SCHEDULE:  Full-time. Irregular schedule, must be flexible. Schedule will include weekdays, weekends, early hours and evenings.

SALARY:  Exempt, salaried position, $23,660/year, with full benefits.