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Posted July 22, 2015
Mobile Innovation/Maker Truck Manager
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Dallas, Texas

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is seeking a Mobile Innovation/Maker Truck Manager to work full-time at our Museum in Dallas, Texas. Please visit our website at www.perotmuseum.org/about-the-perot/working-at-the-perot/index.html for specific requirements. EEOC

Posted July 8, 2015
Executive Director
Providence Children’s Museum
Providence, RI

Providence Children’s Museum, the first and only children’s museum in Rhode Island, seeks a dynamic Executive Director (ED) with experience, vision and energy. As the Museum transitions to new leadership after three decades of consistently strong stewardship, the ED will be charged with realizing the Museum’s vision that Rhode Island prioritizes children and their families in policy and practice and values children’s right, need and ability to play and learn in their own ways. The next ED must bring proven leadership, fundraising, financial, and relationship management experience, excellent communication skills, and a passion for children and their development. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead a staff of 30+ full-time and part-time employees and manage the Museum’s $2.2 million operating budget. EOE. For the complete job description visit www.mcaonline.us. To apply email resume and cover letter to MCAWall2@gmail.com.

Posted June 23, 2015
Executive Director
Anniston Museum Complex
Anniston, Alabama

The Anniston Museum Complex (AMC) is seeking an Executive Director able to create and implement a compelling strategic vision to advance this unique cultural resource. AMC is a municipal institution consisting of Anniston Museum of Natural History, Longleaf Botanical Gardens and Berman Museum of World history. Anniston is in the Blue Ridge in northeastern Alabama, 90 miles from Atlanta. This thriving progressive city has many cultural organizations and recreational opportunities.

The Museum of Natural History, a Smithsonian affiliate, showcases renowned dioramas of specimens from Africa and North America, American ornithology and interpretations of Alabama’s diverse geology and eco-systems. Dynamic Earth depicts the planet’s history with minerals, fossils and dinosaurs. Longleaf Botanical Gardens, 60+ acres with central activity center, is under construction with state-of-the-art native and exotic themes. Berman Museum of World History houses 6,000 objects spanning eight centuries of military artifacts and Asian Art dating to 200 BCE.

AMC is an important regional educational resource. The City funds two-thirds of the $2,000,000 budget. The Executive Director is the City’s Director of Museum Operations and reports to AMC’s Board and the City Manager.

The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and strategic with ten years of related experience. Relevant advanced degree preferred.

Full position description available at www.opportunityresources.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Anniston-PD-Final.pdf.

Email resumes, inquiries, and recommendations to:

Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman
Opportunity Resources Inc.
New York, NY
212-744-4409
search@opportunityresources.net

Posted May 19, 2015
Sales Coordinator
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Washington, D.C.

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is a global organization providing collective
voice and professional support for science centers, museums, and related institutions, whose innovative approaches to science learning inspire people of all ages about the wonders and the meaning of science in their lives. Through strategic alliances and global partnerships, ASTC strives to increase awareness of the valuable contributions its members make to their communities and the field of informal STEM learning. Founded in 1973, ASTC now represents over 650 members in nearly 50 countries, including not only science centers and museums, but also nature centers, aquariums, planetariums, zoos, botanical gardens, and natural history and children’s museums, as well as companies, consultants, and other organizations that share an interest in informal science education.

ASTC seeks a Sales Coordinator who will be responsible for the generation of revenue through sales of: conference sponsorships, exhibit booths, and advertising; advertising in ASTC publications and on the Association’s website; and sponsorship of other ASTC programs, including professional development workshops and webinars. The sales coordinator will oversee ASTC’s Exhibit Hall, and ensure fulfillment of all sponsor obligations. This individual will develop and foster partnerships with companies and institutions to provide support for ASTC initiatives, and identify new sources of, and strategies for, revenue generation.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated and documented ability to meet significant sales goals
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven ability to conduct analysis of data and produce useful metrics and information
  • Strong understanding of budget process and forecasting
  • Facility in networking with sponsors, current/prospective exhibitors, partners, industry contacts, and members
  • Familiarity with museum, science, and/or education fields a plus
  • Excellent written/oral communications, customer service, and negotiation skills
  • Strong creativity and problem solving ability
  • Knowledge of/experience with member database systems (iMIS experience preferred), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and Adobe
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills, and attention to detail.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Send your cover letter and resume (MUST include salary requirements) to: ASTC – Sales Coordinator Positions, 818 Connecticut Avenue NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006; email: Creis@astc.org. Closing date: June 25, 2015.

No phone calls, please. EOE