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Posted November 21, 2022
Grant Projects Manager
Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum
Poughkeepsie, New York
Salary Range: $55,000 — $68,000

For more than 33 years, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum has provided early learners impactful and nurturing programs and spaces that help foster imagination, creativity, socialization skills and the ability to understand the world around them. Now, as a result of a strategic assessment and visioning process, we have extended the age range of the children we serve. With the addition of a new interactive science exhibition and richer and more relevant STEM programming, we aim to elevate a child’s ability and appreciation for learning through age 12. Reflecting this bold move, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum has rebranded ourselves as the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum.

Additionally, the Museum operates a 7,000 square foot pavilion on the waterfront of the Hudson River that features a farmers’ market. Our museum is the first children’s museum in the country to operate a public farmers market as a strategy for fighting food insecurity and advancing community health. Our Market, the recipient of a meaningful grant, is a key growth initiative for our institution.

The Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum (MHDM) seeks an individual with experience in grant writing, grant administration, and project management to serve as Grant Projects Manager. The Grant Projects Manager is a member of the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum’s senior leadership team and is involved in all aspects of grant-funded projects, including: grant prospecting, proposal development, project management, budgeting, grant administration, and collaboration with project partners. This position has primary responsibility for securing and administering federal, foundation and corporate grants ranging in size from $5K to $1M and providing overall project management for select grant-funded projects.

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Posted November 9, 2022
Chief Development Officer
Michigan Science Center
Detroit, Michigan
Salary Range: $125,000 — $175,000

The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is a top draw in Detroit’s growing cultural district and considered one of the top science museums in the US. MiSci is seeking its next Chief Development Officer (CDO), someone who can guide its strategic advancement growth by helping shape its Board of Trustees, developing a giving culture, and tapping into new sources of funding from membership growth, annual and capital giving, and foundation grants. The CDO will be one of four members of the executive leadership team guiding its growth from a Detroit-centric institution to Michigan-centric while aligning on a national level with the Smithsonian and other institutions to advance the cause of STEM education and instilling love for science among students, families, and adults. More information can be obtained by writing to the search team at DHR Global/JobPlex at CDOfficer@jobplex.com.

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