Looking to help kids and work in an exciting environment every day? Then the Children's Museum of Houston is for you! Below is a list of positions that are currently open. Be sure to check back frequently to view new opportunities.
The Development Associate assists in all aspects of fundraising for the annual contributed income including individual annual campaign, corporate annual drive and major gifts from corporations and foundations, including the three major fundraising events. The position also coordinates all donor data base record keeping and donor acknowledgement correspondence, under the direction of the Director of Development. Also provides administrative support to the development team.
College degree required, and at least 2 years previous experience preferred. Must have valid TDL and evidence of insurability. Ability to multi-task, strong writing, proofreading and communication skills needed. Proficiency in MS office applications including Word, Excel and Power Point required.
BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Strong, customer service-oriented individual is needed to assure smooth day-to-day operations of the Museum Box Office by providing customer service to all visitors, management of daily ticket sales, reconciliation of individual cash drawer, accurate and consistent reporting of financial and attendance information, as well as assisting with functions and events. This individual will also assist in promoting the sale of museum memberships and other special programs. Must be flexible and available to work weekends and Thursday nights schedule as needed. Previous box office experience is a plus, as well as bilingual in Spanish!
PARENT STARS KIT COORDINATOR
Parent Stars is seeking a self-motivated individual who will thrive in a fast-paced work environment. The ideal candidate will support the ongoing development and implementation of the Parent Stars Program. Normal duties include traveling to school campuses, event preparation, and facilitating learning for families. Experience working with preschool to elementary-aged children is preferred. The kit coordinator is also responsible for preparing and breaking down theme-based kits, supplies and prep materials, and cutting, copying and maintaining an organized work environment. Excellent work ethic, self-initiative and attention to detail is essential to fulfill this position. Bilingual English/ Spanish skills and reliable transportation/evidence of insurability required. This is a 29 hour week part time position.
Outgoing, energetic individuals needed to work with children and ensure a fun, positive and educational visitor experience. As a nation-wide leader in child-centered learning, we are looking for the best and brightest to represent the Museum as Discovery Guides. A good sense of humor is a plus! Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus! Must be able to work weekends as well as weekdays.
GIFT SHOP ASSOCIATE
Fiddlesticks Toys needs a friendly individual to help stock, organize and clean the Museum gift shop for the summer season. Will operate cash register and work 20 hours per week. Must be able to have a flexible year round part-time schedule. Requires ability to work Thursday nights and weekends. Min. HS diploma required as well as previous retail experience.
The Math Educator supervises CyberChase gallery, Math Cart programming, and all projects for ExxonMobil Magnificent Math Moments. Duties include:
Creating and changing Math Cart activities weekly (based on WonderWeek themes), and training staff to facilitate CyberChase and Math Cart.
Managing the ExxonMobil grant, which includes collaborating with Outreach and Gallery Educators to produce math activities and other support materials as required.
Creating and presenting math and financial literacy strategies, as well as other educational resources at professional development workshops throughout the year.
Managing budgets for Cyberchase, and Math Moments, which includes managing supplies, expenditures, and time logs for all projects. Using technology in innovative ways to educate visitors in the Museum and online. This includes recommending apps and videos for the Museum’s 21-Tech project and writing content for the Museum’s More CMH app.
Managing all projects by collaborating with necessary teams to ensure on-time completion.
Requires Bachelors degree in related field and 3 years’ teaching experience or equivalent. Excellent interpersonal, project management, and organizational skills required. Work schedule is Monday – Friday, 20 hours/week. Occasional evening and weekend hours, as necessary.