Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily

An employee reading to children during Story Time

Jobs

We are looking for professional, positive and team-oriented individuals to join the Museum team. Help enrich the lives of children and families throughout the Pittsburgh region by joining our staff today. Students and retirees welcome.

Why work at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh?  It is a special place filled with the joy and delight of children, and serving as a resource for parents, caregivers and educators. Every employee and volunteer plays a role in helping the Children’s Museum meet its mission to inspire joy, creativity and curiosity.

Our employees are at the heart of the Children’s Museum experience, whether you work directly with visitors or in the many capacities that support visitors' experiences. We are committed to the fair treatment of our valued employees and volunteers and are an equal opportunity employer. 

Upon hire, positions require FBI, Acts 33 & 34 Clearances dated within one year of employment.  

Click here to apply for a position at the Children's Museum. 

To request an accomodation for the application or interview process, please email hr@pittsburghkids.org


Full-time Positions:

Art Studio Teaching Artist (NEW 12/13/2019)

The Art Studio Teaching Artist creates and integrates art experiences in the Museum and the community in support of the mission. The Art Studio Teaching Artist develops and facilitates creative, exploratory, hands-on experiences with children, families and groups, using the “real stuff” (tools, processes, materials) associated with fine and applied art.   Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Talent Acquisition Specialist 

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide recruitment activities to attract diverse talent and retain qualified staff to meet Museum’s mission, goals and strategies.  The talent includes employees, interns and volunteers.  The Talent Acquisition Specialist will represent the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh at events related to recruiting talent to the Museum.   Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Maintenance Technician 

The Maintenance Technician assists the Facilities Manager with the overall structural maintenance, cleanliness and operational efficiency of the Museum campus which includes 4 buildings.  This position includes interior and exterior work.  Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Graphics Designer

The Graphic Designer assists in designing art and creating layouts for internet and print messaging.  This position works with members of the Marketing Department, Development Department and others to ensure continuity in our marketing message. Click here to learn more about this position.   If  you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Communications Director

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is looking for a Communications Director to lead efforts around building awareness, membership, and visitation of the Children’s Museum and Museum Lab properties. The Communications Director manages the Public Relations, Marketing and Social Media aspects of the institution.  This role will partner closely with business development, fundraising and programming to tell a consistent story, monitor and optimize campaigns, and increase the reach of the museum. The ideal candidate has a creative mind rooted in strong data analytics skills and has experience leading a team of creative individuals. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Part-time Positions:

Museum Lab Teaching Artist

The Teaching Artist develops and facilitates creative, authentic, and project-based experiences with teens, families and groups, using “real stuff” (tools, processes, and materials) across Museum Lab (Studio Lab, Make Lab and/or Tech Lab). These youth-oriented, culturally-relevant projects associated with different physical and digital disciplines of creation, design, art and craftwork will respond to the community’s needs and interests. These experience may happen in individual, group or workshop settings. Click here to learn more about the position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Cafe' Cook

Café Cook works in the café preparing foods to serve to café patrons. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Visitor Services Associate

Assist Visitor Services management with ensuring overall quality of the admissions process, exhibits supervision and guiding groups. The majority of shift time is spent working with the general public and school groups in admissions and exhibit areas. Click here to learn more about this position. If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Arts & Making Educators

Make, play, create, discover, learn and grow with visitors in the MAKESHOP & Art Studio exhibits. Arts & Making Educators collaborate to create hands on experiences that encourage curiosity, celebrate creativity and foster joy. This is an active, visitor-facing position that works to engage families, groups, and visitors of all ages and abilities in arts and making. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Birthday Party Pal

Play, share information and create worthwhile experiences for visitors in attendance at a birthday party. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Event Staff

Assist the Special Events Manager with set-up and break-down to ensure successful events. Position requires flexible availability on evenings and weekends. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Cleaner

Cleaners are primarily responsible for cleaning museum, including vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping, emptying trash and cleaning restrooms. Click here to learn more about this position. If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Cafe Server

The Café Server works in the café, serving prepared foods to Museum visitors and is primarily responsible for greeting visitors, accepting payment and ensuring a worthwhile experience for visitors while at the Museum café. Click here to learn more abou this position. If you are ready to apply for this position click here .

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