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Posted September 8, 2017
President
miSci – Museum of Innovation and Science
Schenectady, New York

At miSci, all our exhibits, programs, and events are designed with our mission in mind: to inspire people to celebrate and explore science and technology, past present, and future. As the science center for the NY Capital Region miSci includes a full range of STEM programming K to Gray, hands-on exhibits, a Challenger Learning Center, planetarium, an extensive collection from the former GE Museum, and a partnership with the Dudley Observatory.

The President reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the development, management, and execution of the operations, programs, mission, and initiatives of the Museum. To view the complete job description and to apply, visit www.misci.org/info/employment.php?com=employment&id=54.

Posted September 5, 2017
Senior Campaign Writer
California Science Center Foundation
Los Angeles, California

The California Science Center Foundation is looking for a Senior Campaign Writer!

The Senior Campaign Writer is part of a dynamic team that advances California Science Center Foundation Campaign initiatives, now focused on EndeavourLA, a $250 million fundraising effort for the creation of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, Space Shuttle Endeavour’s permanent home. The ideal candidate is a prolific writer who can create accurate and engaging fundraising materials with ease and adapt copy to fit various contexts and audiences. Strong organizational skills and a keen ability to balance multiple tasks and deadlines are also required.

For more information and how to apply, please visit californiasciencecenter.org/about/employment-opportunities/campaign-writer.

Posted August 31, 2017
Director, Programming
Montréal Science Centre
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Mission

Develop and operate world-class museological products and activities (exhibitions, educational activities and cultural activities) in the field of science and technology, using an interactive, playful approach.

Responsibilities

  • Defines the orientations of products to be realized and directs their development in accordance with budgets, timetables and targeted clienteles
  • Develops the three-year plan for the institution’s programming
  • Assures an upright, coherent and credible editorial direction
  • Oversees, motivates and develops a team of programming and technical service managers
  • Evaluates the performance of different products, and in response to findings, suggests improvements to achieve the set objectives
  • Represents the Montréal Science Centre within various networks (museology, education, tourism, culture, etc.) in order to ensure its outreach.

Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Science and Technology, or related fields
  • Graduate training in Management of cultural organizations, Museology or Science communication, an asset
  • Bilingual

Experience

  • 10 years relevant experience
  • Possession of contact networks in the community
  • Experience in the field of communication and science popularization for young people, an asset

*Any other combination of education and experience deemed equivalent will be considered*

Skills

  • Leadership mobilization
  • Business and results orientation
  • Ability to translate strategies into action plans and operations
  • Strategic vision
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Ambassador

The Corporation adheres to an employment equity program and invites women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. We thank all applicants; however, we will only contact selected candidates.

Posted August 16, 2017
Chief Operating Officer
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Natural History Museum of Utah is Utah’s state museum of natural history located in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah. Housed in the spectacular, new Rio Tinto Center at the edge of the city and wildlands, the Museum is a major research center for biodiversity and archaeology, holds 1.6 million objects, and hosts almost 300,000 visitors annually. The Museum has been the #1-ranked paid attraction in Trip Advisor for the Salt Lake City area since opening in 2011. To help achieve the strategic goals set for 2017-2021, the Museum is seeking a new leadership team member to drive continued growth in visitors and revenues as well as achieve the highest quality in customer service.

The Chief Operating Officer will lead the Guest Services, Store, Café, Event Rentals, and Facilities programs of the Museum; work collaboratively with other departments to create and implement Museum-wide strategies for maximizing the quality of customer service; create and implement sales strategies to complement the Museum’s marketing program and maximize earned revenues; and lead the development of long-range facility and grounds strategies for the Museum. See the job posting below for further details.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business, a related area, or equivalency and eight years of progressively more responsible management experience. Demonstrated skills in leadership, management, financial planning and budgeting, human relations and effective communication, and ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. MBA or related graduate degree and retail management experience preferred.

Application
Please complete the application at utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/67633 and submit a cover letter outlining how your experience meets the job responsibilities, a resume, and a list of three references (these will not be contacted unless we notify you). Application review will begin September 5, 2017.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with reasonable notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination.