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 Harsco 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.

Current Positions:

 

 

Full-time STEM Educator

The Educator develops, delivers and evaluates educational programming including Drop-in STEM, Summer Camps, Girls in STEM, Girl Scouts, after school programs, and other workshops offered by the Education Department.  Tracks inventory of program supplies and ensure that multimedia and science equipment is properly maintained. Interacts directly with Harsco Science Center guests to facilitate their learning and enjoyment. Assists guests in having a safe, fun and educational experience. Presents educational demonstrations and programs and provides information to guests. Assists in hosting groups during their visits.  In the absence of the VP of Science Center and Education, STEM Programming Manager, and Early Childhood and Science Center Manager, the Educator provides functional oversight to part-time Interactors.

Hiring bonus available after 90 days based on attendance!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.


Part-time Security

The Security Officer shall be responsible for the general security of buildings and grounds. Provides escort services and other basic public assistance services as needed and performs routine security and public safety patrol duties within assigned areas. Remains alert to emergency situations and provide first-line response, emergency management and/or referral if required.

Hiring bonus available after completion of hours!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

Part-time Box Office Associate

This position is responsible for all ticket operations with the objective of providing the highest degree of customer service and satisfaction. The successful candidate will focus on ticket sales and customer relations.  Must be able/willing to learn and use computer and ticketing software, versed in telephone etiquette, count back change, and be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Hiring bonus available after completion of hours!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

Part-time Interactor

Interactors are responsible for working directly with Science Center guests to facilitate their learning and enjoyment. You'll be responsible for helping guests have a safe, fun, educational and interactive experience! Our Interactors present educational demonstrations and programs and provide information to guests. You also play a key role in monitoring the condition and operation of the science center's exhibits and public areas as well as helping keep exhibits safe, clean and in good working order. Other responsibilities include serving as a Host to our groups during their visits.

Hiring bonus available after completion of hours!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

 

Part-time Outreach Educator

The Outreach Educator develops, delivers and evaluates educational programming including Little Learners, Whitaker on Wheels, and elementary outreach workshops offered by the Education Department.  The educator will track inventory of program supplies and ensure that multimedia and science equipment is properly maintained. Assists program guests in having a safe, fun and educational experience. Presents educational demonstrations and programs and provides information to participants. 

Hiring bonus available after completion of hours!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.


Seasonal Camp Counselors

The Summer Camp Counselor will handle the daily logistics of a camp day during summer camps from June to August.  Whitaker Center offers camps for ages kindergarten through 6th grade.

Hiring bonus available after completion of season!  Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.


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!

Looking for an internship? We have several internship positions available in over a dozen departments.

Open Positions

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