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

Museum Lab Outreach Teaching Artist (TEMPORARY)

The Museum Lab Outreach Teaching Artist is primarily responsible for initiating and developing relationships with elementary, upper elementary and middle school (4th through 8th grade) teachers and administrators, as well as additional community resources in grant and partnership priority areas. The Teaching Artist will initiate, plan and facilitate in-school and community programs, as well as fieldtrips to Museum Lab.  The purpose of this relationship development and program planning/facilitation is to identify and assess new and creative ways to engage children 10+ from rural communities in Museum Lab.  This position requires extensive travel across a two-state region.  Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this positon click here 

Learning and Instruction Specialist (UPDATED)

The Learning and Instruction Specialist leads efforts to bring the best of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh experiences to the educator community to further the reach of the Museum mission. The Learning and Instruction Specialist is the leader of the Museum’s various teacher professional development offerings, delivers programs, and promotes the work of the CMP with and through the education communities; locally, regionally and nationally.  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.

Senior Development Director

The Senior Development Director is responsible for the overall coordination, development and operation of the Children’s Museum’s fundraising efforts to achieve the Museum’s mission.  Leading a high powered team, the Senior Director will play a critical role as the museum maps its future as a creative learning institution.  This position requires a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others. Click here to learn more about this position.  If you are ready to apply for this position click here.

Facilities Technician

The Facilities Technician assists the Physical Plant 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 the 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.

Exhibits Technician

The Exhibits Technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair, development, construction, and cleaning of exhibits at the Children'sMuseumofPittsburgh  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 - Regular Part-time

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. This position works between 30-32 hours per week and ie eligbile for medical and dental insurance.  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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