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The National Building Museum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Corporate Giving Manager

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Development Department The corporate giving manager role is a new and fundamental position to the Museum.  Its purpose is to support the Museum’s corporate and association giving program to secure unrestricted and restricted medium and major gifts for general operating support, annual gala, education, exhibitions,...

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Museum Teacher: Camp Extended Care

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Education Department The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build. The work of the Education Department engages participants of all ages in a range of interdisciplinary activities and programs. The intended impact of the work is that participants investigate their...

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Visitor Services Representative

Monday, May 6, 2019

Visitor Services The National Building Museum seeks individuals who are customer service oriented and who work well as part of a team to serve as part-time Visitor Services Representatives. This position monitors and cares for the Museum’s exhibitions, while interacting with public visitors to ensure...

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Corporate and Foundation Giving Coordinator

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Development Department The Museum is searching for a candidate with demonstrated success in helping to build & maintain professional relationships, who can support multiple demands in a fast-moving environment and who can be nimble enough to navigate between supporting programs and special projects to providing...

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Development Events Coordinator

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Development Department Under the direct supervision of the Development Operations Manager, the Development Events Coordinator manages development-related events, including the annual gala, donor cultivation and stewardship events, exhibition openings and sponsor events. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Development Events Working with the Development Department, establish an...

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Teen Programs: Investigating Where We Live

Friday, March 8, 2019

Education Department The National Building Museum’s Education Department seeks interns who are interested in learning about museum education program development and working with youth. Interns will work with Investigating Where We Live, a summer program that offers teens hands-on opportunities to learn about the history...

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View available opportunities below, and contact Visitor Services to join our email list to receive updates about one-day volunteering, including Discover Engineering Family Day and the Big Build.

Museum Operations Volunteers

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Visitor Services The Museum is accepting volunteer applications May 1-May 17 for the following positions: • Information Desk: Volunteers welcome visitors to the museum, answer a range of questions about the institution and its historic home, and set the tone for the visitor experience. •...

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Teen Programs Volunteer

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Education Department Teen Programs is looking for design professionals in all fields, educators, and those interested in working with teenagers for our multi-visit, experiential programs, CityVision, Design Apprenticeship Program, and Investigating Where We Live. These programs teach local teens how to observe more closely and...

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