Careers - Kentucky Science Center

Careers

Careers

We believe that science matters to the workforce.

People who master S.T.E.M. skills are best-prepared to seize the opportunities and face the challenges of the 21st century.

We believe that science matters to society.

Science literacy empowers individuals and communities to ask questions, think creatively, solve problems, and work toward a better quality of life for all.

We believe that science matters to families and individuals.

Curiosity is a critical springboard for early learners filled with wonder, and for teens and adults who crave intellectual ways to better understand their world.

Do you believe Science Matters? Come work with us.

To apply to any of our open positions, fill out an application here:

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Or email your resume and cover letter to: kscresume@louisvilleky.gov

Resumes can also be submitted in person or via mail at the following address:

Kentucky Science Center
ATTN: Human Resources
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Open Positions

Part-Time Visitor Services Representative

Reports to: Visitor Services Management Team

Summary: The Visitor Services Representative is a science ambassador and the first line of contact with Kentucky Science Center guests. VSRs work at the Ticket Desk, in the Gift Shop, Theater, Concessions stand, and Lunchroom, and also assist the Visitor Services Reservations Specialist with phone reservations.

Duties: Customer service

Requirements: High school equivalency; prior cash handling experience

Schedule: Flexible, may include nights and weekends

Part-Time Educator

Reports to: Director; Education & Experience

Summary: The Educator position is responsible for presenting educational programs, classes, and activities to visitors. This can mean interacting with guests in the Science Center’s exhibits, presenting demos, or facilitating outreach programs to area schools.

Duties: Presenting educational programs; monitoring and maintaining exhibit condition

Requirements: Experience dealing with the public; presentation and public speaking skills

Schedule: Flexible, may include nights and weekends

Onboarding Assistant

Reports to: Manager of Volunteer Services

Summary: The Onboarding Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to both the Volunteer Services and Human Resources departments. This includes administrative responsibilities such as data entry, scheduling, filing, and database management.

Duties: Traditional administrative tasks to include: answering department calls, maintaining office supplies, organizing and preparing materials for volunteers and staff, completing purchase orders, maintaining department files, etc.

Requirements: Minimum of two years of post-high school education in business administration, human resources, communications, or general arts. Bachelor degree in related field desirable.

Schedule: 25 hours a week, Tuesday–Saturday. May include nights and weekends.

Benefits

All positions offer:

  • Professional Development
  • Dual Membership to Kentucky Science Center and Louisville Zoo with associated member benefits
  • Parking
  • Employee Assistance Program

Full-time positions offer:

  • 403(B)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible spending account
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Kentucky Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Questions? Contact our HR Manager at Cheryl.Horlander@louisvilleky.gov