Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Careers

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Whitaker Center team!

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA’s premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our UPMC Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there’s always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.

If you have a passion for delivering excellent guest service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please click the link below to apply!


Full Time Positions 

Executive Administrative Assistant

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations 

STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt, On-Site

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00AM -5:00PM 

LOCATION: Harrisburg based 

OPPORTUNITY – About Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

Join a team that is passionate about making a difference and helping our community thrive! Our mission is to serve as the center for scientific, artistic, cultural and educational activities to enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality.

About the Role

We're seeking an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of providing high level administrative support for executive leadership team members which includes: coordinating communications, developing presentation materials, interpreting and communicating policies and procedures, coordinating meetings, events and arrangements.

To Learn More and Apply, Click Here! 


Part-Time Positions

Summer Camp STEAM Lead Teacher 

REPORTS TO: Director of Education

STATUS: Full-Time Seasonal, Non-Exempt

HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm during our summer camp weeks

Summer Camp Staff Orientation: June 19-21, 2024

Summer STEAM Camp Weeks: July 8-August 16, 2024

OPPORTUNITY - About Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

Join a team that is passionate about making a difference and helping our community thrive! Our mission is to serve as the center for scientific, artistic, cultural, and educational activities to enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality.

About the Role

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to lead the delivery of hands-on learning to our summer campers. The Lead Teacher delivers educational programming for Summer Camps; assists children in having a safe, fun, and educational experience; presents educational lessons, activities, and demonstrations; and facilitates science center exploration time. 

To Learn More and Apply, Click Here! 

 


Summer Camp Counselor 

REPORTS TO: Director of Education

STATUS: Part-Time Seasonal, Non-Exempt

HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm during our summer camp weeks

Summer Camp Staff Orientation: June 19-20, 2024

Summer STEAM Camp Weeks: July 8-August 16, 2024

OPPORTUNITY - About Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

Join a team that is passionate about making a difference and helping our community thrive! Our mission is to serve as the center for scientific, artistic, cultural, and educational activities to enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality.

About the Role

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to help deliver hands-on learning to our summer campers. The Camp Counselor assists the Lead Teacher with delivering educational programming for Summer Camps; assists children in having a safe, fun and educational experience; helps to present educational lessons, activities, and demonstrations; and facilitates science center exploration time. 

To Learn More and Apply, Click Here! 

 


Box Office Associate

REPORTS TO: Box Office Supervisor

STATUS: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

HOURS: Thursdays - Sundays; evening and weekend availability required. 

OPPORTUNITY - About Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

Join a team that is passionate about making a difference and helping our community thrive! Our mission is to serve as the center for scientific, artistic, cultural, and educational activities to enhance the region’s quality of life and economic vitality.

About the Role

The Box Office Associate is responsible for management and fiscal control of all Box Office operations to include providing ticketing services for admissions, reservations, services to patrons and client organizations, developing ticketing admissions procedures, and managing membership services.

To Learn More and Apply, Click Here! 


Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options

 Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Generous Vacation and Personal Time Off
  • PPO Health Care Plan, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to purchase supplemental policies through AFLAC

We’re always looking for volunteers to serve as ushers and interactors at Whitaker Center. We offer great perks and flexible shifts!

 

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is fundamentally committed to the principles of diversity, equal access, and inclusion in all aspects of its operations.  This includes creating a welcoming accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and where our staff, volunteers, guests and communities feel respected, welcomed, and valued.  

Our goal is to empower our guests to improve our world through science, technology, and the arts.  We believe every person deserves access to learning and exploring their creativity regardless of background.

 

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