Employment Opportunities

We offer an inclusive work environment where you can thrive.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is a great place to work. We look for talented, dedicated, energetic team members who are committed to offering inspiring science education opportunities.

Student employees demonstrate Bernoulli's principle in Science Stage.

Current Openings

Event & Rental Coordinator

The Event & Rental Coordinator manages the scheduling and booking of private rental events, as well as certain public and non-public special events, programs, and reservations offered by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center for external clients, University departments, as well as other units within Morehead.

This position is time-limited with a 1-year appointment. Appointment may be extended or changed to non-time-limited/full-time permanent at the end of the appointment term.

View and apply to this position here.

To view and apply for available positions at Morehead, visit the UNC careers website. The link should filter results to show Morehead openings only. If it does not, set all filters to “Any” except for “Department.” Set the “Department” filter to “Morehead Planetarium.”

Positions will be posted when available.

As a member of the university community, we believe it is part of our mission to offer real-world learning opportunities to university students. As a result, we have openings for students every year across the organization. Most of our student hiring takes place at the beginning of the fall semester for the academic year and in the spring for our summer programs.

University student employment opportunities will be posted to this page and on Handshake. We also hire work-study students. Work-study positions are posted on the UNC federal work-study programs website.

Seasonal opportunities are also available for UNC students. Please see Seasonal Opportunities above for more information.


As a unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.