Careers

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Looking to turn your passion for science into a career? Join our team at Great Lakes Science Center! Check out our full-time, part-time and temporary positions.

Available positions:

  • Summer Camp Education Specialist (seasonal, full-time) - Several positions open. 
    Great Lakes Science Center, in downtown Cleveland, home to the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and the historic SS William G. Mather, is seeking dynamic individuals to instruct Summer Science Day Camp programs for children in grades K-12. This is an on-the-go, out-of-the box position that not only requires a working knowledge of STEM concepts, but excitement for informal education. Education Specialists lead the instruction, organization and facilitation of individual summer camp sessions in a playful and educational manner. Learn more.
  • Vice President of Development
    The Vice President of Development leads the museum’s contributed revenue efforts, including annual, capital, and endowment fund development efforts to secure financial and in-kind support from key donors and prospects at the local, regional, national, and international levels. He or she will have oversight responsibility of fund development functions and provide leadership in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major individual, corporate, and foundation gifts, as well as public and government funding sources.  The Vice President of Development works closely with the President & CEO to support the Board of Trustees and to ensure that the mission and impact of the Science Center are strongly valued in the community. He or she is an experienced advancement leader, positive collaborator with creative approaches, and strong manager and team-builder. This is an opportunity to join a mission-oriented, experienced, and passionate leadership team that is launching a strategic planning process that will set a course for a dynamic new phase of the organization. The Vice President of Development is a high-visibility, high-impact position that will directly contribute to the strength of the organization. This is an opportunity to work and to lead in an environment that fosters a sense of fun, community service, and data-driven decision making. Learn more.
  • Vice President of STEM Learning
    The Vice President of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Learning provides vision and strategic direction for all educational activities of the Science Center. The position is responsible for a dynamic portfolio of innovative, community-focused experiences that serve the diverse audiences of our community. The Vice President of STEM Learning builds the Science Center’s role as a trailblazer in informal STEM education and provides inspirational leadership for a creative, dedicated team of educators. Working closely with the rest of the Senior Leadership Team, he or she will collaborate on strategic fulfillment of organizational priorities in ways that provide exciting, relevant, fun learning experiences that attract new audiences and engage all guests. He or she is an experienced education leader who stays abreast of new developments in STEM learning, with a positive approach to team building and collaboration. This is an opportunity to join a mission-oriented, experienced, and passionate leadership team that is launching a strategic planning process that will set a course for a new phase of the organization. The Vice President of STEM Learning is a high-visibility, high-impact position that will directly contribute to the strength of the Science Center. This is an opportunity to work and to lead in an environment that fosters a sense of fun, community service, and data-driven decision making. Learn more.
  • Great Science Academy Supervisor
    The Great Science Academy Supervisor is a creative and resourceful full time program developer and supervisor that works with a dynamic and diverse group of middle and high-school students within the GSA program, which is designed to deeply engage students in exploring careers related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Program supervisor will design, plan, and implement the Great Science Academy while supervising and supporting GSA AmeriCorps staff and additional GSA adult volunteers. Learn more.
  • Guest Experience Specialist
    Guest Experience Specialists provide excellent and high-quality guest experiences while working as a greeter, cashier, concierge, phone operator and usher.  Guest Experience Specialists help guests in all aspects of their visit, from planning their day, to purchasing tickets, to promoting membership sales and encouraging return visits. The Guest Experience Specialist position is a part-time position, including weekends. Learn more.
  • Reservationist
    Reservationists provide superb front-line customer service while efficiently and accurately completing reservations for all Science Center programs and events. Reservationists are able to communicate information on a wide variety of programming to our guests, group leaders and members. They work to encourage add-ons (membership sales, workshops, additional attractions) in order to up-sell reservations. Accuracy in reservation, record keeping and organization is a must. Reservationists may also participate in cross training with box office staff to assist during busy times as necessary. Evening and weekend work may occasionally be required. Learn more.
  • Future Positions
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