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Available Positions

If you are looking for the School and Camp Lead Educator position, please apply to the Museum Associate position below.

Museum Associate (part-time): The Museum Associate will support Kidzu’s operations beginning in Visitor Services or exhibit areas as s/he welcomes visitors, engages children and caregivers within the museum, and facilitates museum activities. The enthusiastic Museum Associate will contribute to an excellent visitor experience at Kidzu as s/he leads birthday party activities, interacts with the greater Chapel Hill community at outreach events, leads activities for field trip and out-of-school camp groups. and/or supports family programs like Kids in the Kitchen and Parent’s Night Out. Ideal candidates are energetic, responsible, individuals who are willing to take initiative and maintain a positive and professional attitude in a fast paced, visitor-focused environment. For more details on how to apply click here.

Marketing Assistant (part-time): The Marketing and Media Assistant will report to the Communications Manager, assisting with Kidzu Children’s Museum communications, marketing, advertising, and public relations. Candidates should submit resume, references, and 2 work samples (press releases, graphic design work, social media campaigns, marketing materials, etc.) to king@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org with Marketing & Media Assistant Position in the subject line. No phone calls please. Applicant selected should anticipate a start date in August 2019.

Visitor Services Associate (part-time): Kidzu Children’s Museum seeks fun, creative, and dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds to join our workforce! Visitor Services Associates work as the “face of the museum” greeting and checking in visitors, conducting tours, sharing information about programs/events/special workshops, and more. Visitor Services Associates serve a dual role in promoting the museum’s unique and quality experience by receiving cross training for both our admissions desk, and the museum exhibit areas. Ideal candidates will have experience working directly with young children 8 & under, have customer service/retail experience; have the ability to work independently and in a group. Candidates should be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced environment, but also be a self-starter during slow times. Weekend and weekday work are both available. For the full job description, pay and how to apply, click here.

Makery Fellow (part-time): Makery Fellows support visitors in this endeavor through The Makery and encourage limitless exploration, experimentation and discovery. Inspired by the Maker Movement, The Makery is a technology-based, do-it-yourself learning environment that embraces creativity, experimentation and tinkering. Rooted in STEM (and STEAM) education, the Maker Movement embraces a wide variety of science and art domains, including electronics, woodworking, fine arts and crafts, digital technology, design, printing, metalworking, and more. See the full job description here. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to Jarrett Grimm

 

Unpaid Internships

We host interns in our Administration, Communications, Education and Programs Departments. Interns are typically selected in August (for the fall), January (for the spring), and May (for the summer).

You are always welcome to send us your resume in the event an internship is not currently available and we’ll contact you or keep it on file until a position opens up. Resumes can be emailed to info@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org or mailed to 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, Attn: Kailey Singleton

UNC Work-Study Students

Do you go to UNC and have work-study as part of your financial aid package? Want to work at a local nonprofit and make a difference in your community? Kidzu Children’s Museum has plenty of positions for you. We have work-study students greet visitors at the front desk and work behind the scenes with our staff to maintain our social media, help design and create exhibits, support our fund-raising efforts, create our collateral and keep up our communications. If you are interested, please contact Kailey Singleton at singleton@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org.

About Kidzu

Kidzu Children's Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through purposeful play.

We invite you to get involved with Kidzu and help us build a permanent museum that serves all children in our community and inspires learning through purposeful play!

Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
10am-5:00pm
Wednesdays extended hours until 7pm
 
Sunday
1-5pm


Closed Monday

Closed Labor Day

Admission

Free for members

$8.50 per child over 12 months
$8.50 per adult
Free for children 11 months and under
$3.00 for EBT cardholders
$7.00 each for seniors 65+
$7.00 each for military families

Kidzu is proud to be a Blue Star Museum

*Prices do not include tax

Location

Inside University Place
201 S. Estes Drive,
Chapel Hill, NC
919-933-1455

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