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Educators, Part Time

Energetic educators desired for employment!

Are you creative, willing to learn, and comfortable interacting with the general public? If so, the Maryland Science Center is looking for you. A variety of flexible positions are available for individuals interested in working in a fast-paced, engaging environment.

Applicants must have completed at least one year of college coursework or comparable experience.  Interest and/or coursework in science or education are encouraged. All applicants must be able to work both independently and as a part of a team.

DIY Staff: Facilitate hands-on/DIY activities with guests in a makerspace environment.  Applicants should have experience working with children and an interest in the DIY/maker movement. Staff responsibilities include interacting with guests, supporting daily operation of the makerspace, and maintaining equipment and tools.

Earth and Space Educator: Successful candidates will engage visitors on the floor with hands on science activities and demonstrations and provide earth and space exhibit interpretation. Applicant must be comfortable interacting with people of all ages and be a quick learner.

Early Childhood Staff: Interact with children and their families as they visit the early childhood exhibit area. Responsibilities also include conducting activities to enhance the experience provided by the exhibits and supporting the daily operation of the space. Requires experience with young children in a group setting.

Public Programs Staff: Engage visitors with a wide variety of hands-on science activities and demonstrations on the floor, and provide interactive exhibit interpretation.  Applicants must be comfortable interacting with people of all ages and a quick learner.

All positions require:

  • Experience working with the general public (including children).
  • Comfort in front of audiences and with large groups.
  • Familiarity with science content, computers, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Ability to provide excellent guest service to museum visitors

How to Apply

Please provide all necessary information to be considered. You can download an Adobe Acrobat PDF file of our Application for Employment Form and print it at home to fill out.

Mail or deliver application or resume with cover letter, specifying which position applying for, to:

Human Resources
Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore MD 21230

Via fax to 410-545-5974, Attn: Human Resources.

EOE/M/F/H/V. No phone calls, please.