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.

Camp Instructor

Help the children in our community learn and grow while you gain experience and have fun through Orpheum Spring Break Camps! The Orpheum is seeking Camp Instructors for spring break camps running March 20th through March 24th. Applicants may apply for one, several, or all days of camp (please state on application). Two camps will be running during each day of the week, a K-2nd and a 3rd-5th. Camp Instructors must be over the age of 18 and have previous experience working with youth; CPR and First Aid training a plus. Camp instructors will be expected to attend training prior to the start of camp and attend each day of camp, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Duties include preparing and facilitating camp activities, maintaining a safe environment for campers both physically and emotionally, and performing other duties as assigned. Successful applicants will display maturity, good judgment and enthusiasm. Pay is $10/hour. A resume may be requested prior to an interview. To apply, please fill out the Application Form found here: