Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum

Hours today:
10:00am – 5:00pm

Museum location:
490 S. Center Street, Reno

775-786-1000
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Employment opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the enthusiastic team at The Discovery. Current open positions are listed below.


Educator (Part-time, seasonal)

Reporting to the Floor Staff Supervisor, the Educator is responsible for facilitating participants' learning by exploring hands-on activities, presenting demonstrations, playing with exhibits and asking questions. This individual brings characters to life during story times and excites visitors about the world around them through daily science, art and history activities. This position is needed June 1 through August 15, 2015.

PDF Educator job description

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@nvdm.org. No phone calls please.


Camp Lead Educator (Seasonal)

The Seasonal Camp Educator guides students in week-long adventures in learning (i.e. summer camps). Camp educators will be teaching camps for students going into grades Kindergarten through seven. In addition to learning the curriculum and facilitation of these various camps, the duties of the Educator include building community relationships within the camp setting, maintaining program materials, set-up and clean-up for the daily activities, managing walking field trips. This position is needed June 22 through July 31, 2015. Hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm.

PDF Camp Lead Educator job description

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@nvdm.org. No phone calls please.


Camp Assistant Educator (Seasonal)

The Seasonal Camp Assistant Educator helps to keep each day fluid and on track through helping to manage supplies, set-up, clean-up, and prep of activities. The Camp Assistant Educator also help teach activities as directed by their lead teacher, attend walking field trips as an extra chaperone and assist in the advance preparation of activities. This position is needed June 22 through July 31, 2015. Hours are 8:45am to 5:45pm.

PDF Camp Assistant Educator job description

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@nvdm.org. No phone calls please.


The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, political affiliation or disability. The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum is a drug-free workplace. Each new employee will be required to complete a thorough background check and drug screening prior to employment.

The Discovery is committed to diversity. For more information, please read our inclusivity statement.


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