Job Opportunities

Send resume and cover letter via email to or by mail to OCSM, ATTN: D. Rydell, 346 N. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820.

Administrative Assistant (Intern/Volunteer)

The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum is looking for a new Administrative Assistant to assist the Executive Director in an administrative capacity. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. We are seeking an individual with strong communication skills, who works well independently to complete tasks as assigned. The successful candidate will assist with the administration of the Museum, including, but not limited to, managing the Executive Director’s appointments, committee calendars, and various other administrative projects. Another important aspect of the position is its involvement in the Museum’s marketing and fundraising efforts. As the Administrative Assistant, the ideal candidate will seize this opportunity for growth and assist the organization with promoting its programs and leading strong fund drive campaigns. Qualifications: The candidate shall have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED). Some college coursework in marketing or communication is preferred, but not required. Candidates enrolled in administrative, marketing, communications, business or management degree programs are preferred. Please contact R. Dunn at (217) 352-5895 to apply.

LEGO Robotics Club Instructor

We are searching for someone to teach our LEGO club sessions on weekends. Our LEGO Robotics club instructor will create and facilitate an interactive hands-on learning environment using LEGO robotics kits as the primary tool for instruction. There are two robotics clubs: Robotics for 3rd-6th grade and Robotics Jr. for K-5th grade. Robotics Jr. instructors will work with WeDo Kits and introduce children who are unfamiliar with robotics to build structurally sound robots as well as learning the basic principles of programming. Robotics instructors will work with LEGO Mindstorm kits and help children build robots that are capable of accomplishing a task or goal given to them. Qualifications: A strong ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with students; ability to manage a classroom and maintain discipline while directing the learning experience; a background in Science, Engineering, Education or Computer Science is preferred; Prior experience working with either LEGO Mindstorms or LEGO WeDo is strongly preferred Salary: $10 hr. If interested, please email