The Museum is currently closed for general admission

Now accepting reservations for private Small Group Visits starting in May 2021

Small Group Visits


Have a passion for inspiring children to become lifelong learners? The Virginia Discovery Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals to join our team and help foster intellectual curiosity and development for all children in our community. For more than 25 years, VDM has provided hands-on educational opportunities for newborns to children age 8 in a safe environment where families can explore, imagine, and discover together, and the Museum welcomes more than 70,000 visitors annually. Founded in 1981, VDM is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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The Virginia Discovery Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No telephone inquiries.

Education Manager

Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week. Mon-Fri, 9:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m.*

The Virginia Discovery Museum Education Manager ensures that the Museum’s mission is represented in its programs, events, and exhibits while furthering VDM’s vision of being an educational resource to all children in our community. The ideal candidate must be outgoing, creative, enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children and families.

*Occasional Weekend Hours May be Required for Museum Programs and Events.

To Apply

Please mail a cover letter and résumé to:

Lindsay Jones, Director of Operations
Virginia Discovery Museum
P.O. Box 1128, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Or email a cover letter and résumé to

Email Application

No telephone inquiries. VDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or, or visit the Contact Us page to find out how to best direct your inquiry.