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 Coordinator



POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central is seeking a highly skilled and self-motivated person to assist with daily and long-term exhibits maintenance, repairs and fabrication, building operations, and facilities maintenance. Work will occur in and on-site of a large historical building. This position requires experience in exhibits (interactive and static, electronic and mechanical), materials (woods, metals, plastics, electronics, etc.), facilities maintenance (construction, electrical, plumbing, etc.), and exhibits and facilities cleaning. Primary duties will include – exhibit upkeep and repairs; daily operational activities such as turn-on and closure procedures for exhibits and equipment; perform regularly scheduled maintenance of exhibits, equipment and facilities; repair, maintain and install permanent and temporary exhibits and large-scale exhibitions. Secondary duties will include – building and facilities maintenance and cleanliness; installation of exhibits components, and facility and cleaning supplies; care for and storage of museum property and equipment. This position requires interaction with the public, so must have good visitor services skills (friendly, courteous, answer visitor questions, etc.).

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Educational training (mechanical/electrical/industrial) and/or significant relevant experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the job; requires strong analytical, design, and planning skills; exceptional experience with hand tools and shop tools; strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to complete multiple complex projects; effective organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills; knowledge of materials and electronics associated with interactive science exhibits; flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) and related programs; valid Driver’s License and a successful completion of Criminal Background Check is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The position requires frequent standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing, pushing, and lifting; exposure to high and low temperatures, and outside weather conditions; exposure to loud sounds, heights, and moving mechanical parts; must be able to lift 50 lbs.

SCHEDULE:  Approx. 20-25+ hours per week, irregular schedule, part-time position, non-exempt, schedule will include weekends, holidays, early hours and evenings, must be flexible

SALARY:  $10.00/hour, increased to $10.25/hour after 6-month probationary period; limited time off benefits; no medical benefits