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Ignite curiosity

Work at the Children's Museum

At the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota,

we understand the power of play.

We believe our team is part of something extraordinary. Our Museum is community-built and community-sustained, with a mission to ignite the natural curiosity of every child through the power of play in a dynamic, awe-inspiring environment. If you share this passion and want to share it with others, we want to hear from you! 

Current opportunities

Please see below for our current opportunities. If you would like to be considered for one of these positions, please fill out an application and send it along with your resume to Heather Ungerer, Director of Human Resources at heather.ungerer@cmsouthernmn.org.

Museum Generalist

The Museum Generalist will provide high-level support to CMSM’s team of Directors in a fast-paced environment. Key attributes include knowledge of a wide variety of technology platforms, commitment to improvement of CMSM processes, attention to detail, and maintaining a positive attitude while addressing the unexpected. Reporting to the Director of Memberships and Guest Services, this position is full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt, and eligible for CMSM benefits. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to Heather Ungerer, Director of Human Resources, at heather.ungerer@cmsouthernmn.org.

Custodian

As CMSM’s Custodian, you will be responsible for performing a variety of custodial and housekeeping functions to maintain the cleanliness and care of the Museum. This position reports to the Buildings and Grounds Manager and is a member of the Museum Experiences and Environments team. This position is a non-exempt, part-time position working up to 10 hours/week, primarily during early mornings on both weekdays and weekends. Key attributes include dependability, self-motivated, flexible, and the ability to maintain a positive attitude while addressing the unexpected. To apply, please fill out our online application here.

Front Desk Staff

This position is the first point of contact for Museum visitors and oversees the Museum’s front desk, café, and gift shop while on duty. We are always seeking candidates and would like to have your application on file. This is a part-time position, 10 – 12 hours per week. To apply, please fill out our online application here.

Playworker

Playworkers facilitate gallery and exhibit experiences by enthusiastically interacting with and engaging children and families. We are always seeking candidates and would like to have your application on file. This is a part-time position, 10 – 12 hours per week. To apply, please fill out our online application here.

The Children's Museum will be reopening on October 1!

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