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Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an exciting place to work with a team of professionals who are creative, driven, and willing to go the extra mile to help our future leaders reach their dreams and aspirations. Explore our open positions and internship opportunities.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to serving kids and families. We create and maintain an environment that values a collaborative team process and fosters open communication.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and the lives of children. Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

  • Museum Safety Associate (Full-Time)

    We are seeking a dependable, composed, and welcoming individual to join our Safety & Security team as our full-time Museum Safety Associate.  The Safety Associate is responsible for the daily safety and security operations of the museum.

    This is a full-time position, with a schedule of Wednesday to Sunday.  Participation in evening and overnight events may be requested as well.

    Port Discovery is seeking an individual who is:

    • Calm under pressure and has excellent communication skills
    • Organized multi-tasker
    • Creative, dependable and flexible

    To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/3SRRQdt

  • Museum Safety Associate (Part-Time)

    We are seeking a dependable, composed, and welcoming individual to join our Safety & Security team as our weekend Museum Safety Associate. The Safety Associate is responsible for the daily safety and security operations of the museum.

    Scheduled work shifts are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, totaling 26-29 weekly hours. Participation in evening and overnight events may be requested as well.

    Port Discovery is seeking an individual who is:

    • Calm under pressure and has excellent communication skills
    • Organized multi-tasker
    • Creative, dependable and flexible

    To see the full position details and to apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/4b9DnC4

  • Learning and Visitor Experience Director

    We are seeking a creative educator and leader to be our Learning and Visitor Experience Director to manage a team of Learning and Visitor Experience Managers in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of the museum’s innovative educational programs. The Director works with the VP of Learning, Visitor Experience and Community Engagement to set the strategic direction for the museum’s portfolio of Learning and Visitor Experience programming, create and manage the Department budget, and manage and assess the quality and impact of program development and delivery. This position ensures that Departmental programming and initiatives align with the museum’s mission, strategic vision and roadmap, educational and child development standards, and best practices. This role is primarily responsible for actively training, coaching, and mentoring Learning and Visitor Experience staff, particularly through modeling high-quality museum practice. The Director coordinates with the leaders and staff of other museum departments to ensure high quality and effective program implementation and the highest quality museum experience. The Director may also work in coordination with the VP of Learning and Visitor Experience to develop and sustain relationships with community partners.

    The workweek for this position is currently flexible; scheduled work hours will be adjusted according to department / museum needs. Team members will coordinate a staffing model of rotating coverage for the museum’s weekend hours. Weekend hours are required. Participation in certain special events, evenings, and holidays will also be necessary.

    To see the full position details and to apply, please visit:  https://bit.ly/42FnxeD

Internships

Port Discovery is a great place to intern for college students of many disciplines. Whether you are majoring in museum studies, marketing, business, art/design, or education, Port Discovery provides a professional environment where your creative thoughts are encouraged.

Internships are often available throughout the school year with the Exhibits, Development, Marketing, Programs, and Education departments.  Opportunities are limited and are based on departmental needs.

If you are interested in interning at Port Discovery Children’s Museum, please email a cover letter and resume to volunteer@portdiscovery.org or mail to:

Attn: Volunteer Manager
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

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