Children's Museum

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

An employee reading to children during Story Time

Jobs

Click here to apply for a position at the Children's Museum. 
Upon hire, positions require FBI, Acts 33 & 34 Clearances dated within one year of employment. 

Full-Time Position(s):

Associate Director of Educational Programs

The Associate Director of Educational Programs is responsible for the visioning, development and implementation of Professional Development and School Partnerships, working with schools and the educator community to create and coordinate lasting partnerships. S/he will create educational content and programs to engage the Museum’s community, including students, educators, administrators and families. S/he will manage and oversee the education programs staff and the creation and implementation of all educational programs (in-school, in-Museum, and early childhood). Click here to learn more about this position.

Custodian

The custodian cleans inside and outside of the museum and assists the Facilities Manager with light maintenance to ensure the overall cleanliness and operational efficiency of the museum. Click here to learn more about this position.   

Grants Coordinator

The Grants Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of writing and managing fund development from foundations, corporations and government sources requiring proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects. In order to successfully meet these goals, external and internal relationship building skills are essential. Click here to learn more about this position.

Making Spaces Project Manager, Pittsburgh Hub (Full-Time Temporary)

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in partnership with Maker Education Initiative will serve as a regional project manager to bring makerspaces into schools in the Pittsburgh Region. This position is the coordinator of local activities related to this project, including, but not limited to communicating the program to diverse school stakeholders in the region, administering the school application process, selecting schools, guiding schools through a successful crowd funding campaign, interfacing with other hubs from around the country, and coordinating and facilitating ongoing professional development for the teachers and administrators of the selected schools. This position will work closely with the Learning & Research Department, which will be managing the nationally-facing project in collaboration with Maker Ed. Click here to learn more about this position.

Senior Visitor Services Associate

The Senior Associate’s primary responsibility involves the monitoring of staff, sharing information, special programming and worthwhile experiences with visitors while on the museum floor. Associates also play, create, discover and learn with visitors as they make the museum accessible to all. The Sr. Associate will spend the majority of their time in the exhibit spaces and with school groups, along with occasional work as an admissions associate as needed. When schedules overlap, this position works with the part-time Sr. Visitor Services Associate to ensure an outstanding museum experience for visitors. Click here to learn more about this position.

Part-Time Position(s):

Visitor Services Associates

Part-time to interact with visitors in both the admissions and exhibit areas, involving cash transactions, membership sales, guiding groups and exhibit monitoring. Associates present positive experiences with children and adults to ensure educative and creative involvement. Associates treat visitors with respect, communicating in a friendly and courteous manner by orienting and guiding visitors through the admissions process and exhibits areas. Customer service, retail and/or cash register experience preferred. Must be at least 18 and possess HS diploma or equivalent.  $9.00/hour. Click here to learn more about this position.

Event Prep Staff

Part-time, casual hours to set up and tear down for evening and/or weekend events.  Must be able to work flexible hours and lift up to 40 lbs.  $10.00/hour

Birthday Party Hosts

Part-time to provide special programming and worthwhile experiences with visitors while in attendance at a birthday party. Host facilitates educative and creative experiences with general visitors, primarily birthday party attendees.  While interacting positively with visitors, hosts engage them in museum and party experiences such as creating art and/or projects. Hosts guide visitors’ party activities and encourage participation.  Hosts ensure party area is a safe, tidy, inviting to play and fun place to visit.  Hosts treat visitors with respect and friendly and courteous communication.  Customer service and experience with children preferred.  $9.00/hour. Click here to learn more about this position.

Call Servicing Coordinator

This position is a support position responsible for all in bound phone answering within visitor services, reservations, assisting with membership processing, and general support of the visitor services department. Click here to learn more about this position.

Cafe Server

Part-time to serve prepared foods to Museum visitors.  Servers are primarily responsible for greeting visitors, accepting payment and ensuring a worthwhile experience for visitors while at the Big Red Room Café.  Servers take customers’ orders in a timely, professional and friendly manner. Servers must follow health department standards and ensure that proper food handling procedures are followed at all times.  Servers ensure café area is clean (including tables and eating area), supplies (napkins, silverware, etc.) stocked and refilled as necessary.  Customer service or retail experience preferred.  $9.00/hour. Click here to learn more about this position.

Cleaner

Part-time to clean the museum including vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping using industrial vacuum cleaners, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms.  Occasionally uses ladders to dust and wash walls, clean ceilings and dust and polish light fixtures.  Evening and/weekend hours required.  Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to perform heavy work.  At least moderate cleaning experience preferred.  

Cook

Part-Time to perform a variety of food production tasks. Cook must maintain high standards of food production in a timely manner and ensure health department standards and proper food handling procedures are followed at all times.  Strong knowledge of food preparation and customer service required.  Must be at least 18 years of age.  $10.00/hour. Click here to learn more about this position.

Festivals Worker

Part-time seasonal position for 0-20 hours a week.  Primarily responsible for facilitating educative and creative experiences with the community.  The Festivals Worker must engage the community positively and thoughtfully during hands on activities at festivals and promotional events that provide a museum presence and awareness in the Pittsburgh community.  The Festival Worker must positively and accurately represent the Children's Museum to vendors, external organizations, and the community. Customer service and experience with children is preferred.  Weekend availability required. Click here to learn more about this position.

Store Associates

Part-time, flexible hours for the Little Orange Store. Ideal candidate must be a reliable, people person with cash handling and retail experience. Current opening availability needs includes Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. Must be at least 18 years old with HS or equivalent. $9.00/hour.  Click here to learn more about this position.

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