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Current Open Positions

Development Officer - Full time

Exploration Place seeks a full-time Development Officer responsible for managing the museum’s major gifts and grants portfolio. Over the last decade, Exploration Place has emerged as the largest science and discovery center and a sought-after destination in the state of Kansas. Our team’s achievements include excellent exhibits, robust fundraising, solid financials and deep community partnerships. Exploration Place is poised for further growth, having approved an ambitious new five-year strategic plan that includes a capital campaign. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive development officer. Requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning and five years of nonprofit fundraising/grant writing with a proven record of success. This salaried position generally works 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday and occasional evenings and holidays as necessary.

Marketing Manager - Full time

Exploration Place seeks a full-time Marketing Manager responsible for managing the museum’s marketing program, including website, emails, digital advertising and social media. Over the last decade, Exploration Place has emerged as the largest science and discovery center and a sought-after destination in the state of Kansas. Our team’s achievements include excellent exhibits, robust fundraising, solid financials and deep community partnerships. Exploration Place is poised for further growth, having approved an ambitious new five-year strategic plan. We are looking for an experienced marketing manager with a passion for our mission to inspire a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all. Position requirements include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in communications, marketing, advertising, journalism or related field. Minimum five years of professional work in communications or marketing. Previous nonprofit experience preferred.

Development Associate - Full time

Exploration Place seeks a full-time Development Associate to assist with fundraising activities, including research, recording and acknowledging donations and maintaining donor files. Over the last decade, Exploration Place has emerged as the largest science and discovery center and a sought-after destination in the state of Kansas. Our team has worked tirelessly to remain true to our mission focus on STEM education, which is marked by strong achievement across the organization in many areas including excellent exhibits, robust fundraising, solid financials and deep community partnerships. Exploration Place is poised for further growth and is looking for a Development Associate to complement its team. This salaried position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Experience in development is a plus. General work schedule is approximately 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with occasional evening and holidays as necessary.

Visitor Services Associate - Part time

Exploration Place is all about inspiring a deeper interest in science through creative and fun experiences for people of all ages. Exploration Place is seeking to fill a part-time position working with a dynamic team. This position will cover evening and weekend hours. Responsibilities include: greeting visitors, selling tickets, food and store products, conducting tours, helping with before and aftercare for camp participants, balancing cash drawers, answering phone calls, etc. Visitor Services Associates must be enthusiastic, friendly and comfortable interacting with the public. Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Please apply online. No phone calls please. EOE.

Exploration Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). It is our policy to comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected classification.

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