Employment

Discover Our Part-Time Opportunities

 

Discovery Guide, Part-Time

Discovery Guides play an integral role in the success of the Museum’s Mission by facilitating our exhibits, interacting with Guests of all ages, and maintaining our exhibits, all of which contribute greatly to the overall Guest experience at the Museum. Discovery Center Museum seeks Discovery Guide applicants who are joyful, playful, and excited by science and education. To apply, please complete the online application below. 

 Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

18+ years old

Pass a background check

 

STEM Activity Facilitator, Part-Time

The Discovery Center Museum’s STEM for Success After School Program is held at local Rockford Public School District Elementary Schools. The STEM Activity Facilitators will work offsite to implement the program activities to participants. The STEM Activity Facilitators are responsible for facilitating engaging STEM activities with groups of children and implementing the STEM for Success curriculum at local schools. Click here for more details.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

18+ years old

Pass a background check

 

Mobile Makerspace Facilitator, Part-Time

The Discovery Center Museum’s Mobile Makerspace After School Program is held at sites throughout the Rockford region. The Mobile Makerspace Facilitators will work offsite to implement the program activities to participants. The Mobile Makerspace Facilitators are responsible for facilitating engaging Maker activities with groups of children at local sites.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

18+ years old

Pass a background check

 

After School Program Group Leader, Part-Time

After School Program Group Leaders play an integral role in the success of the Museum’s After School Programs in local schools by providing consistent, positive leadership to participating students. We seek to hire Group Leaders who are responsible, playful, excited by science and working with students. To apply, please complete the online application below.

 Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

20+ years old

Pass a background check

 

Work-Study Opportunities

Work-Study positions are available to college students who are eligible for financial aid through the Federal Work-Study Program. Students from the following colleges may be eligible: Rockford University; Rasmussen College; and Northern Illinois University. Interested students should contact their respective Financial Aid offices to confirm eligibility and application instructions.

If you have questions about our work-study opportunities, please contact us at michaelr@discoverycentermuseum.org.