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Posted September 14, 2018
Interactive Media Developer
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is currently closed, re-opening in 2019 with new exhibits and programs in the new Biological Sciences Building. The Interactive Media Developer works with the Education team and others to develop and evaluate interactive tablet and mobile applications for museum visitors: families, college students, adults, and school groups. This is a full-time,1.5 year position with a salary of up to $50,000 annually. Details and requirements at careers.umich.edu/job_detail/162283/interactive_media_developer.
Posted September 6, 2018
Guest Experience Manager
Scott Family Amazeum
Reporting to the Director of Education, the Guest Experience Manager is an energetic, creative museum professional with a passion for providing playful learning experiences for children and families that inspire curiosity, creativity, and community. This highly collaborative position ensures an overall excellent guest experience through modeling and delivering high quality learning moments for guests and managing a team dedicated to experiential excellence. The Guest Experience Manager oversees the development and implementation of an ever-changing array of Amazeum experiences including exhibit facilitation, hands-on activities, public programs and strategies for inclusion.
Full description and application instructions found online at www.amazeum.org/assets/Job-Postings-/Guest-Experience-Manager-position-description-updatedaug2018-Amazeum-internal.pdf.
Posted August 30, 2018
Volunteer & Membership Coordinator
Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center
We have an immediate need for a strong candidate to fill this critical and challenging position on our team. This position involves two closely related areas of responsibility: leading the Kitt Peak Visitor Center’s volunteer/docent program and its membership program. Requires an outgoing, energetic, friendly, energetic person with an approachable management style and experience directly relevant to the position. You must be results driven, well-organized, and diplomatic. Education or experience in astronomy is a plus.
Observe docent tours, provide feedback, supervise their activities, and respond quickly to conduct or performance issues. Recruit, train, and certify new docents. Your goal is to more than double the size of the volunteer program, launch a youth volunteer program, and significantly expand the diversity of the group. The membership program requires the next level of planning and effort to expand it. Create new opportunities for the promotion of Kitt Peak Membership and enhance its revenue. Provide timely response to applications and donations, renew expiring memberships, produce newsletter, plan special events, and keep organized, up-to-date records. Commence an annual appeal program. Increase Visitor Center visibility within the business community and solicit in-kind donations. Internal and external relationship building are important functions.
The Kitt Peak Visitor Center is a growing, dynamic astronomy outreach facility located atop scenic mountain Kitt Peak, located 56 miles west of Tucson, Arizona. Detailed description and requirements are at “careers” at www.noao.edu. Learn about the Visitor Center at www.noao.edu/kpvc. EEO/AA
Posted August 16, 2018
Vice President of Communications and Marketing
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston is a nonprofit science and space exploration learning center with extensive education programs including attractions, educational presentations and hands-on activities that tell the story of NASA’s human space flight program from its beginnings to the challenges and opportunities of today.
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President of Communications & Marketing creates and oversees the implementation of a communications and marketing strategy to advance the Space Center’s strategic plan framework, its brand and drive attendance.
A high level of experience in leveraging earned media and paid promotion is required. Proven ability to research, recommend and implement communication initiatives through the use of social media and advancements in technology is required.
A bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field is required. Demonstrated leadership experience for longer than 5 years is desired. Previous experience in the museum/science center, hospitality or communications industry would be valued.
Posted August 8, 2018
Adventure Science Center
Members are at the heart of Adventure Science Center, providing critical operating support through their membership donation. Adventure Science Center strives to deliver consistent, quality service, communication and benefits to our members with enthusiasm and respect, creating an excellent member experience. This position is responsible for executing the current five-year membership plan, including day-to-day responsibilities, with the primary goal to grow our active member base through acquisition and retention.
Visit www.adventuresci.org/employment for full job description.