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Posted June 7, 2023
The University of Montana spectrUM Discovery Area
Missoula, Montana
Salary Range: $70,000 — $75,000

The University of Montana spectrUM Discovery Area invites applications for a Director who is committed to spectrUM’s mission of promoting a culture of learning and discovery for all. The spectrUM Discovery Area is UM’s hands-on science center, located in Missoula, MT and housed inside the Missoula Public Library. The Director will steward spectrUM’s mission and strategic planning cycle, collaborate with UM faculty to implement research broader impacts, and lead the implementation of spectrUM’s fundraising and development strategy. They will oversee engagement with spectrUM’s advisory board in addition to place-based advisory groups for programming that takes place external to the museum. The director will supervise two associate directors and will indirectly oversee all of spectrUM’s full-time, part-time, and student employees.

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Posted June 7, 2023
Manager, Mobile Museums
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California
Salary Range: $64,500

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a Manager, Mobile Museums for our Education & Programs department. This is a full-time regular exempt position with a $64,500 annual rate. The Manager, Mobile Museums works closely with the Senior Manager, Education Outreach to implement the Mobile Museum’s school and community programmatic vision for the Natural History Museum and the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. It is an exciting time as we embark on new journeys of becoming a museum of, for, and with L.A.

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Posted May 30, 2023
Senior Director of Guest Experience
UC San Diego
La Jolla, California
Salary Range: $123,000 — $128,000

The Senior Director of Guest Experience leads strategy development and implementation of an integrated Birch Aquarium at Scripps guest experience and oversees three core departments that most directly design spaces and experiences as well as; interface with guests: Education, Exhibits, and Guest Services. This position ensures the highest levels of guest service and team engagement while working collaboratively across the organization to optimize revenues and mission impact.

The position will apply best practices for understanding and improving a broadly defined user interface, commanding every aspect of the guest journey, from pre-arrival through departure, ensuring the Birch guest experience is unique, consistent, and exceeds guests’ expectations. The position is expected to create a culture of innovation, problem-solving, and communications and should act as a creative and entrepreneurial catalyst for the Education, Exhibit, and Guest Services departments. The position works with University Development to support proposal development, project implementation, donor communications, recognition, and reporting. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Senior Director of Guest Experience will display a high aptitude for management and operations in a fast-paced work environment. The Senior Director of Guest Experience oversees multiple concurrent complex projects with various metrics for evaluation and results reporting. The Senior Director of Guest Experience is flexible, proactive, resourceful, efficient, and always acts with a high level of professionalism. The Senior Director of Guest Experience is expected to lead the development of related institutional and departmental strategic plans and promote effective communication up, down, and across the organization.

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Posted May 30, 2023
Executive Director
Helena, Montana
Salary Range: $85,000 — $100,000

ExplorationWorks’ mission is to ignite a lifelong love for science to enrich Montana’s future. ExplorationWorks, located in the heart of Helena, Montana, is looking for an experienced Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for current operations and performance as well as be instrumental in visioning and leading the future of ExplorationWorks. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will fulfill ExplorationWorks mission and ensure ExplorationWorks success as a high quality, hands-on science center. Through collaboration with community partners, the Executive Director ensures that the value of this community asset grows and is enjoyed by citizens throughout the region.

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Posted May 22, 2023
Planetarium Manager
Eugene Science Center
Eugene, Oregon
Salary Range: $36,500 — $40,500

Eugene Science Center seeks an experienced, reliable, upbeat, and positive individual to primarily work with children in grades K – 12, along with their parents, teachers, and caregivers within ESC’s recently upgraded 40′ digital planetarium. He/she/they will also be responsible for creating fun, safe, and inclusive experiences, and will facilitate indoor and outdoor age-appropriate activities and lead STEAM-based programming.

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Posted May 18, 2023
Chief Executive Officer
The Revs Institute
Naples, Florida
Salary Range: $395,000 — $450,000

Seeking an accomplished and visionary leader with a global perspective to oversee six operating centers including a museum exhibiting one of the world’s greatest automobile collections and automotive research facility. The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record of accomplishment as a strategic thinker, social innovator, scholar, systems thinker, team builder, fundraiser, and charismatic leader able to translate their vision into action. Operating budget of $6.7 million, $80 million endowment, 29 staff and 120 active volunteers.

EA/EO. Apply by July 10, 2023, to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. For details, visit: www.museum-search.com/open-searches. Apply early: candidates will be considered on a rolling basis, and nominations welcome.

Posted May 17, 2023
Executive Director
Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Salary Range: $139,400 — $249,000 salary is determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity.

The Executive Director is responsible for setting a strategic vision and leading operations, administration, exhibits, education, public events, marketing, visitor services, and institutional advancement. The Director also serves as an advocate for learning by engagement with the collections and research originating in the associated museums. The Executive Director will work closely with the faculty leadership and curators of each of the associated museums to plan and develop a comprehensive, coordinated, inclusive, and interdisciplinary outreach program for broad and diverse audiences including K-12 students and teachers that will highlight and leverage the extensive collections and research at Harvard. Primary areas of oversight include exhibition planning and implementation; K-12 and other formal and informal educational programs; public lectures and events; public participation for each museum within the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture; membership and development; visitor services; community outreach; operations, including facilities; and internal and external communications.

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Posted May 15, 2023
Museum Manager
EdVenture Children’s Museum
Columbia, South Carolina
Salary Range: $40,000 — $47,000

EdVenture is the Southeast’s largest children’s museum. Our enriching educational programs and exhibits engage visitors through play-based learning. We are seeking a hands-on Museum Manager who is responsible for providing our visitors with high quality customer service and a positive museum experience. This position oversees the daily operations of the Museum, including admissions, gift shop, group visits, and facility rentals and works closely with educational staff to integrate educational floor programs. The Museum Manager works alongside a dedicated group of team members providing them with leadership and motivation that promotes a culture reflective of the Museum’s Guiding Principles, Core Values, Vision, and Mission. Regular schedule of Tuesday through Saturday in a museum environment. Schedule includes nights, weekends, and holiday shifts.

If interested, please send your resume to hr@edventure.org.

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