Seasonal Opportunities

Seasonal education opportunities

The Museum of Life and Science offers a variety of educational opportunities, including school programs, summer camp, lab experiences and homeschool classes.  These programs are designed to foster curiosity, explore science and generate a sense of wonder.

Our dedicated education staff use inquiry-based learning and hands on activities to enhance the learner's understanding of the world.  The team works year-round to create and deliver the Museum's programs.  We regularly have seasonal positions available to help us meet the needs of our learners throughout the year.

Below is a listing of the positions we are currently filling.  When applying please be specific in your cover letter regarding which position and schedule you are applying to.  If you are available for multiple schedules, please make us aware of that as well.

Summer Camp Site Directors

The Site Director works closely with the full-time MLS staff and summer staff (camp educators, assistants, and volunteers) on all day-to-day aspects of camp.  Onsite camp consists of up to 200 campers per week, 22 paid camp staff and 13 teen volunteers.  Offsite camp consists of approximately 140 campers, 16 paid staff and 10 teen volunteers.  The Museum Site Director is an 14-week position, that begins on May 21st.  The Chapel Hll Site Director is a 9-week position, beginning on June 4th, with the option of working as an educator at the Museum during the other weeks of camp.  Must be able to attend mandatory orientation and training May 19th and 20th. See full posting.

Summer Camp Assistant Site Directors

The Assistant Site Director works closely with the Site Director, MLS staff and summer staff (camp educators, assistants, and volunteers) on all day-to-day aspects of camp.  The Museum Assistant Site Director is an 11-week position, that begins on May 21st.  The Chapel Hll Assistant Site Director is a 7-week position, that begins on June 18th, with the option of workin as an assistant at the Museum during the other weeks of camp.  Must be able to attend mandatory orientation and training May 19th and 20th. See full posting.

Summer Camp Educators

The Summer Camp Educators lead hands-on informal science activities while maintaining the safety and well-being for up to 18 campers. They act as point of contact between parents, Site Directors and full-time Museum staff.  Educators must be able to attend mandatory orientation and training May 19th and 20th and mandatory curriculum training on June 2nd or June 3rd. First time educators are expected to be available the week of July 2 through July 6th (Camp is held on July 4th.) See full posting.

Summer Camp Assistants

The Summer Camp Assistants work together with an Educator in providing hands-on informal science activities while maintaining the safety and well-being for up to 18 campers. They act as point of contact between parents and educator.  Assistants must be able to attend mandatory orientation and training May 19th and 20th and mandatory curriculum training on June 2nd or June 3rd. First time assistants are expected to be available the week of July 2 through July 6th (Camp is held on July 4th.) See full posting.

 

 

 

 
 

How to Apply

Available positions are updated weekly. The Museum is an Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants will receive careful consideration, however, due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact applicants whom we wish to schedule an interview. No phone calls please. 

Candidates should send resumes to: jobs.opportunities@ncmls.org or via fax to 919-220-5575. 

For candidates without resumes, please fill out this form

Please note: all applicants must pass a criminal background check prior to receiving a firm offer of employment.

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