Adler Planetarium

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Jobs

Visitor Services Representative

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has an opportunity available in our box offices for a part-time Visitor Services Representative. This individual will greet guests; provide excellent customer service and process cash or credit transactions for tickets.

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V

REQ: VIS180


Community Builder

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has an opportunity available in the Citizen Science department for a Community Builder. The Community Builder will liaise with Zooniverse web development and education teams to ensure that the needs of the citizen science volunteers are effectively met so that they can take ownership of the platform using a set of custom built online tools. For more information about Zooniverse and Citizen Science, please visit www.zooniverse.org or www.adlerplanetarium.org

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V

REQ: ZOO200


Near-Earth Object Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has an opportunity available in the Astronomy department for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. This position will conduct follow-up observations and physical characterization of near-Earth objects in a major new effort using the ARC 3.5-meter telescope at Apache Point Observatory. The initial term of employment will be for two years and is funded through a grant from NASA Near-Earth Object Observations. A potential extension for a third year is dependent on the acquisition of external funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V

REQ: AST140


Near-Earth Object Observer

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has an opportunity available in the Astronomy department for an observational astronomer. This position will be the primary staff member conducting follow-up and physical characterization observations and limited data reduction near-Earth objects in a major new effort using the ARC 3.5 meter telescope at Apache Point Observatory. The initial team of employment will be for two years, and is funded through a grant from NASA Near-Earth Object Observations. A potential extension to additional years is dependent on the acquisition of external funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V

REQ: AST150


Women's Board Coordinator

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has a full time position available in the Advancement department for a Woman’s Board and Major Gifts Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for providing critical support to the department’s individual and major gift fundraising efforts. This position reports directly to the Director of Major Gifts. In this role, the Coordinator will manage Women’s Board events, meetings, annual giving, sponsorship and dues, coordinates the Trustees’ Annual Fund and Development Committee and stewards the Friends of the Webster Institute auxiliary membership group. The Coordinator will work with the Women’s Board and museum colleagues to direct the Adler’s two significant fundraising events each year: Celestial Ball gala and Women in Space Science Award Celebration luncheon.

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V
REQ: ADV140


Web Developer

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has a role available in the department of Citizen Science Department. The Web Developer is a front-end developer for Zooniverse Citizen Science websites, embedded in the Citizen Science department at the Adler.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V
REQ: ZOO200


Museum Services Staff

The Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) has an opportunity available in the Operations department with the Floor Staff group as a Museum Services Staff (MSS). This position is a front line person and highly visible. This position inspires visitors by promoting  a quality museum experience. The MSS position greets visitors, provides information on shows, museum activities, provides exhibit interpretation, provides crowd control. MSS must be able to support our Super Nova program with enthusiasm.

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V
REQ: OPE110