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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.


Project Assistant: Design Apprenticeship Program

Friday, August 16, 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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Museum Teacher: Birthday Parties

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Education This position is responsible for facilitating weekend birthday parties for children ages 3-7. Teachers lead craft and story time activities, coordinate with parents, and collect payments due. Parties take place on Saturdays and Sundays during the day, with the option for materials prep on...

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Director of Human Resources

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Human Resources The Museum actively seeks a candidate for its Director, Human Resources role, which is responsible for supporting staff at all levels throughout an employee’s life cycle.  This is an influential role within the Museum, developing, implementing and executing policies and processes relating to...

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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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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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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.

Education Program Volunteer

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Purpose of Position The Education Department is looking for friendly, energetic, personable individuals to provide support for all-ages educational programming. The main role of program volunteers is to provide a positive, meaningful museum experience by interacting with and facilitating hands-on experiences with visitors of all...

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Visitor Information Ambassador

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Purpose of Position: The information desk is the first stop of many visitors and provides crucial direction and sets the tone for their visit. Visitor Information Ambassadors explain available exhibitions and tours, answer questions about all aspects of the building and museum and the city...

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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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