Open Positions:

Visitor Services and Program Assistant Manager

Full Time Position with benefits

Visitor Services Responsibilities

  • Coordinate admission process for visitors
  • Sell memberships
  • Book birthday parties, camps, group visits, and any other “by reservation” activity
  • Answer phone
  • Assist visitors on floor
  • Do daily routine cleaning
  • Deep clean on Mondays
  • Prepare for birthday parties
  • Keep inventory of store merchandise
  • Keep inventory of birthday supplies
  • Do minor repairs on exhibits
  • Prepare daily financials and reports
  • Open and close register
  • Assist VSS Manager as needed

Program and Educational Responsibilities

  • Plan program activities
  • Present programs and enrichments
  • Staff camps as needed
  • Deliver Traveling Trunks
  • Prepare Traveling Trunks and Field Trip To Go Materials as needed
  • Inventory and stock educational supplies
  • Assist Education Director as needed

Other duties as assigned

Candidate should have reliable transportation. Candidate should also be able to work weekends and some evenings.

Traits: The successful candidate should love working with the public and teaching children. Should be creative, self-motivated, quick thinking, and a team player.

Benefits include: Health insurance, life insurance, paid sick and vacation time.

To apply: email cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.

Visitor Services Staff


  • Customer relations
  • Booking birthday parties and group visits
  • Selling memberships
  • Keeping the Museum floor ready for visitors
  • Routine cleaning
  • Inventory of store and birthday items
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position and candidate must be able to work weekends.


  • Minimum education: high school diploma, college preferable.
  • Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have a friendly and diplomatic demeanor.

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to

No phone calls, please.


The Explorium of Lexington is seeking an unpaid intern to assist with curatorial and programming duties. Interns will assist the curator with creating and maintaining hands-on exhibit experience. This may include anything from installation, reorganization projects, troubleshooting permanent exhibits, painting walls, and more. Training will be given on the job.


  • Interest in exhibit design or Arts Administration as a career
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Creative
  • Basic wall painting skills preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team

To Apply:

Contact Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator at:


Please email the following for information:

Cindy Bennett, Visitor Services Manager

Birthday, Group Visit bookings, Membership purchases, Hiring Visitor Services Specialists Staff

Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator

Exhibit Design, Traveling Exhibits,

Cindy Bennett, Marketing and Development Director

Marketing, Development, Fundraising, Rentals, Donations of tickets

Lee Ellen Martin, Executive Director

Development and Fundraising, Marketing, Accounts Payable, HR

Kalli Turner, Education Director

Group Visits/Enrichments Programs, Travelling Trunks, Field Trips To Go, Special Group Visit Programming (Kentucky Heritage, Literacy, Science, Engineering, Civics, ExploraSmile, or call for special requests)

Board of Directors

  • Karen Bishop
  • Matthew Courtney, Secretary
  • Aulander Daniels
  • Olivia Davis
  • Shelby Fink
  • Pate Ford
  • Gene Guinn, Chair
  • Amber Martin
  • Brent O’Neill, Vice Chair
  • Jacinta Porter
  • Barbara Rubin
  • Patrick Singleton, Treasurer
  • Alex Terry
  • Thomas Wong

More Information

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