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Employment

Consider starting or continuing your career with the DHDC!

The Discovery Center is a unique and rewarding place to work. Below are our current open positions.

Please read the job descriptions and follow the instructions for how to apply (located at the end of each job description). Thank you for your interest in the DHDC!

List of oppurtunities:

Director of Education

Science Guide Manager

Reservations Specialist

Custodial Team Member

Science Guide

Education Team Member


Director of Education

Don Harrington Discovery Center is in an exciting time of growth and change and has recently added Wildcat Bluff Nature Center to the Discovery Center operations.

We are seeking a dynamic team leader to oversee education and public programs for both locations. The Director of Education is responsible for the successful planning and implementation of educational activities and offerings of DHDC.

Click here for a full job description and application instructions.

Science Guide Manager

The Science Guide Manager is responsible for ensuring the daily Discovery Center front-of-house hospitality experience runs smoothly while striving for the highest possible visitor experience for every patron.

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Reservation Specialist

The reservationist is the primary contact for school educators and district administrators scheduling field
trips, science demonstrations, outreaches, and other programming at the Discovery Center and out in the
community. The reservationist is responsible for logging school programs and attendance.

Click here for a full job description and application instructions.

Custodian

Basic knowledge of housekeeping responsibilities and availability to work during and after regular business hours, including special events. The DHDC is devoted to keeping a safe and clean environment for our guests. 

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Science Guide

Enthusiasm, great customer service, and a desire to have fun learning. Science Guides get to assist our guests in the exploration of our facility and help care for our animals. Our Science Guides run Space Theater programs and help with our science activities.  We are hiring part-time employees both for weekdays and for the weekends. The DHDC is devoted to encouraging a safe and clean environment for our guests to explore our world and have fun doing it. 

Click here for a full job description and application instructions.

Education Team Member

The Discovery Center is seeking dynamic and passionate team members to join us and be
a part of a fun and high energy team that is dedicated to inspiring kids and adults alike to learn
through play!

Education Team Members play a vital role in helping DHDC fulfill its mission to create
moments of discovery through hands-on labs/activities, science demonstrations, and astronomy
presentations.

Click here for a full job description and application instructions.

Volunteer

The Discovery Center is always looking for volunteers to help at our many events. Do you have a student, civic, or church group that needs volunteer hours? Check out the many opportunities this year to help out at the DHDC.

Download the Volunteer Application