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Explora Mission Statement

The mission of Explora is creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology and art.

Statement on Diversity

Explora is committed to serving children & families from all of New Mexico’s many diverse cultural communities. Therefore, Explora’s exhibits and programming will be welcoming and responsive to children and families from all of New Mexico’s varied cultures and Explora will strive to reflect the interests of all of these cultures.

Explora is committed to the goal that its staff reflects the diversity and demographics of New Mexico’s population.

Explora is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To ensure that Explora’s personnel policies and practices are administered fairly, Explora employs individuals on the basis of merit and needs, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual preference, disability, or veteran status.

Current Job Openings

 August 28, 2014

Visitor Services Educator

Multiple, part-time positions available

Explora seeks energetic, friendly people to work admissions, retail, and the exhibit floor. Visitor Services Educators provide stellar customer service and create joyful, warm, and engaging learning experiences for all visitors. Responsibilities include welcoming visitors, facilitating experiences in the exhibit hall, maintaining exhibits, processing payments, and working as part of a team. VSEs work closely with managers and the Education and Exhibits staff in support of Explora’s mission to create opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology, and art. Qualifications include excellent customer service skills and a love of learning. Experience in retail, with computers, and in science and/or education are preferred. Multiple-language fluency a plus, sense of humor a must. Weekends and some evenings required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Trisha Pillars by September 10, 2014.


Visitor Information

1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 224-8300
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Mon-Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm

Closed on Jan. 1, Jul. 4, the week after Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25.



Children (under 1): Free
Children (1-11): $4.00
Adults (12-64): $8.00
Seniors (65+): $5.00

Groups: Reservations Required.
Please contact us if you require special assistance.

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