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Office of Human Resources

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Office of Human Resources leads and supports the Center’s programs in hiring, developing and retaining a talented, dedicated workforce. Human Resources plays an essential role in enabling the Center to increase and diffuse STEM education as we provide organizational support services and expertise, conduct transparent processes and encourage, recognize, and reward best practices and excellence.

We provide quality services to our employees

We do this by being a knowledgeable, approachable, professional resource in providing quality services to our employees in the following areas:

  • Recruitment
  • Workforce planning
  • Employee compensation and benefits
  • Labor and employee relations
  • Training and development
  • Policy and performance
  • Executive resources

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s mission is to provide our guests with an experience they will remember for a lifetime. You can help create the memories. Join our team and become an inspiration to the next generation of educators, scientists, astronauts and engineers.

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Working At The U.S. Space & Rocket Center

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and the home of Space Camp. We have one of the largest collections of rockets and space memorabilia on display anywhere in the world.

Working At Space Camp

Home to Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® Camp, and Robotics Camp the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) is the largest spaceflight museum in the world. Its large rocket and space hardware collection is valued in the tens of millions of dollars. From America’s first satellite, Explorer I, to next generation space vehicles like Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, the museum showcases the past, present and future of human spaceflight.

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How To Apply

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is committed to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, equal treatment in all aspects of employment to all employees and to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran covered, or any other reason prohibited by law. We recognize and appreciate each employee's work and contribution to the Center's success and we expect all managers and supervisors to abide by our Policy in making all employment related decisions. (Policy Number 1500.6)

Job Opportunities

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a position at the USSRC?

To apply for employment at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center you must submit an application for an open position online.

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What happens when I apply?

After you apply online for an open position at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, your application will be received by the Human Resources department for review. If selected to interview, we will be in contact by phone. 

Can I apply for multiple jobs?

Yes, you may apply for multiple positions online.

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How can I change my telephone number or update my information?

To make changes to your name, address, phone number, dependents, marital status, tax class, etc., please contact the Human Resources Department.

How many museum passes do I get and where do I pick them up?

  • You many pick up your tickets in H.R.

    • Full-time employees receive 10 complimentary tickets per calendar year, after 30 days of employment.
    • Seasonal employees receive 5 complimentary tickets per calendar year, after 30 days of employment.
    • Part-time employees receive 5 complimentary tickets per calendar year, after 60 days of employment.

How do I get a copy of my pay stub?

  • Using the UltiPro system, you can perform important functions such as:

    • View paycheck information
    • View time and attendance data
    • Update personal information (address, emergency contact, phone number, etc.)

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What is the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission (ASSEC)?

The Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission is a commission of the State of Alabama created for the purpose of maintaining exhibits of space exploration and hardware

What is the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation?

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization designated a public charity on March 22, 2002. General donations made to the Foundation support many projects and educational programs at the Center, including exhibit maintenance and upkeep, featured traveling exhibitions and permanent exhibit installations like the Red Tail restoration project, Pass the Torch lecture series, International Space Camp, Be-Ready Camp and public behind-the-scenes Space Camp tours.

Is the U.S. Space & Rocket Center part of NASA?

No, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is however, the Official Visitor Center for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. The Center is also a Smithsonian Affiliate.

Are employees of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center the same as employees at a regular state agency?

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center hires two classifications of employee. One classification is an employee of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission (ASSEC) and the other is an employee of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation.

Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to work at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center?

Yes, one must either be a citizen of the United States or be legally eligible to work in the United States. We do use E-Verify to ensure compliance with this requirement.

I am an employee, how do I apply for internal job opportunities?

Please following the instructions below when applying for open opportunities within the Center.

  1. Log in to your  UltiPro account
  2. Navigate to MYSELF > MY COMPANY > VIEW OPPORTUNITIES
  3. Select the job for which you want to apply
  4. Click APPLY NOW

Need more help?

Please note, we typically reply within two business days. If you require immediate assistance please call.

Have a question about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center museum, exhibits, or simulators?

(256)721-7114
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