careers

Explore & More is committed to building an experienced and diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our current employment opportunities are listed below; click the job title for a complete description and application instructions.

explore & more is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

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Advancement Manager

The Advancement Manager will work with the Senior Manager of Institutional Advancement to successfully implement the advancement objectives as outlined in the strategic plan. Responsibilities focus on operational support, communications, and event development and management. Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum has a mission to provide best-in-class play experiences where all children, families and the community can explore, learn, and develop together. Explore & More fosters and supports its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The successful candidate must be performance-driven, a self- starter and work independently. 

Museum Coordinator

The coordinator acts as the Museum CEO and Director’s ‘right hand’ and is aware of all activities relating to the Museum. They will act as a liaison between the Museum Senior Leadership office, board members, patrons, public, administration, and staff while being mindful that they are dealing with confidential information. A critical part of this position involves the planning and correspondence. Explore & More-The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum has as its mission to provide best-in-class play experiences where all children, families and the community can explore, learn, and develop together. Explore & More fosters and supports its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

admissions staff

Under the direction of the Senior Manager of Guest Services & Engagement, the Admissions Staff provide a quality visitor experience to children and their caregivers through welcoming and directing visitors, enforcing policies, accurately responding to questions, selling admission tickets and memberships, as well as providing information on programs, events, and general information.

play to learn facilitator

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Children’s Museum is dedicated to hands-on learning in the arts and sciences through seven educational play zones that highlight the Western New York Community. We serve children, caregivers and educators through Museum visits and outreach programs. Play to Learn Facilitators plays an integral role in the success of the Museum’s mission.

Play to Learn Facilitators will be responsible for facilitating child/caregiver interactions with exhibits and daily programs by encouraging and modeling open-ended and multiple outcome experiences. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe, hospitable, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing environment.