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Posted May 3, 2019
COSI SCIENTIST ON STAFF
COSI (CENTER OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY)
COLUMBUS, OHIO
Salary range: $45,000-$55,000

Support COSI’s mission and strategic plan by supporting the development of quality educational experiences with a focus on science discovery and learning at COSI. This includes primary responsibility to refine and communicate key messages using COSI’s exhibitions, educational programming, and content marketing as the principal conduits. Ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills; excellent verbal and written communication; ability to prioritize, balance, and meet multiple goals/projects simultaneously; enjoy working in a flexible, often fast-paced, team-oriented environment; and be able to plan for and meet deadlines. Must be able to make clear decisions while being a team player, work on both a large and small scale, and establish and follow fundamental objectives. Individual with a broad knowledge of current trends, scientific research, exhibition development, and community engagement. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. In addition, a minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience is required in public science engagement with a museum, government agency, NGO, or equivalent with sound scholarship and broad community relevance and appeal.

To view the complete job description and apply, visit www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2437068&B_ID=5&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=17143A&SearchScreenID=357&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2.

 

Posted May 15, 2019
Internships
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary range: Unpaid

Recently named one of the Top 10 Non-Profit Internship programs, the Indianapolis Zoo offers a unique opportunity to become actively involved in the zoo’s conservation, research, education, and recreation efforts. Internships are open to college students (junior or above) and recent graduates.

Interns work 20–40 hours per week for 12 consecutive weeks. Positions are unpaid.

Education

Interns assist with camps, overnights, and other visitor programming. Interns will have opportunities to experience programming from a range of viewpoints from development to facilitation.

On-Grounds Interpretation

Interns take part in guest experiences, such as Animal Chats, informal interpretation in the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, throughout the zoo, as well as participate in day-to-day preparation and organization of experiences and assist with creating programming.

Program Evaluation

You’ll ask guests for their opinions using surveys, observe how guests use exhibit spaces, and make recommendations for improvement based on the data. We will focus on the dolphin presentation and the new Family Nature Center.

The deadline to apply for fall internships is July 10. To be considered, students need to submit an application form along with a cover letter, résumé, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of transcripts.

Visit www.indianapoliszoo.com/jobs-volunteer/internships for more information and to apply.

Posted April 12, 2019
Membership Manager
Scott Family Amazeum
Bentonville, Arkansas
Salary Range: $38,000-$42,000

The Membership Manager will manage all aspects of the membership program including acquisition, retention, and membership engagement. This position serves on the Development and Communications team and supervises a part-time Membership Coordinator and Membership Assistant. The Membership Manager leads cultivation and engagement strategies of the Amazeum’s membership program by building relationships with individuals both internally and externally and partners with Guest Services team to steward existing and potential members. Please visit our Career webpage for a complete job description and information on how to apply: https://www.amazeum.org/about/career.

Posted March 14, 2019
Vice President of Experience
EcoTarium
Worcester, Massachusetts
Salary Range: $80,000-$95,000

The EcoTarium, a museum of nature and science, seeks a senior level leader to fill the newly created position of Vice President of Experience. The EcoTarium’s Vice President of Experience reports to the President & CEO and supports and collaborates with the board, senior leadership, staff, and the community to carry out the EcoTarium’s mission and vision through all experiential, mission-based offerings and guest services. For more details including directions on how to apply, please visit ecotarium.org/about-us/job-opportunities.

Posted March 7, 2019
Senior Director of Guest Engagement
The Health Museum
Houston, Texas
Salary Range: $85,000-$100,000

Our mission is to foster wonder and curiosity about health, medical science and the human body. We are the only Museum in the Houston Museum District that has been awarded the Smithsonian Affiliate designation.

Senior Director of Guest Engagement:

  • Leads a dynamic team that prioritizes, develops, and executes a highly integrated, quality customer experience from start to finish.
  • Oversees all touch points of the customer experience, through both the delivery of content and excellent customer service, aimed at moving visitors beyond mere transactions at the points of sale to museum patrons.
  • Directs and coordinates the work of the Education, Exhibits, and Visitor Services Departments.
  • Creates visitor-centered experiences that transform the ways our patrons connect with our unique content and the work of our staff.
  • Develops the exhibition strategy and execution.
  • Ideally has at least 5 to 7 years management-level museum experience in exhibits, visitor services, and educational programming.

Interested in learning more? Please send your resume and cover letter to us at Lsellier@thehealthmuseum.org.