Children's Museum

Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

An employee reading to children during Story Time


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):

School and Community Program Educator - Full-time Temporary

Responsible for the implementation of learning experiences through exhibit facilitation. Facilitates all educational programs (in-Museum, in-school, public and scout).  Requires large amounts of travel, across the tristate region. facilitate all educational programs (in-Museum, in-school, public and scout)

Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field (e.g. Early Childhood, Education, Museum Studies, etc.) required.  Experience and expertise in the content areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Early Childhood.  FBI, Acts 33 and 34 Clearances required. For full description, click here.

Cash Receipts Clerk - Full-time Hourly

Provides administrative support to the Finance Department including coding and tracking of all cash receipts, data entry, filing and other clerical functions. For full description, click, here.   

Part-Time Position(s):

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.  $8.00/hour


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/hour

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.

Exhibits Technician, How People Make Things

Part-time, seasonal, hourly, for approximately two weeks at a time, every 14-15 weeks. The Exhibits Technician works with the Exhibit Design Manager/Exhibits Designer on the How People Make Things traveling exhibit including installation, de-installation, maintenance, crating/packing uncrating/unpacking, supplies assessment, educating and instructing host museum staff on the How People Make Things traveling exhibit. Assists in coordinating installation/de-installation with host museum staff, assessing exhibit needs/repairs, organizing exhibit materials/tools/components for travel. 

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.

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.  Must be at least 18 years old with HS or equivalent.  $8.00/hour.

Admissions Associates

Part-time to greet visitors, accept payment and verify membership information. Associates present positive interaction with children and adults to ensure educative and creative experiences at museum.  Associates treat visitors with respect and communicate in a friendly and courteous manner.  Associates help visitors by orienting them to the museum and informing them on exhibit areas and programming.  Customer service, retail and/or cash register experience preferred.  Must be at least 18 and possess HS diploma or equivalent.  $8.00/hour.


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. 

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.  $8.00/hour.