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Posted August 4, 2022
GardenFest Coordinator
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Richmond, Virginia
Monthly Salary: $15-$20 per hour

The GardenFest Coordinator leads the design, planning, installation, and de-installation of indoor and outdoor displays for GardenFest of Lights. They are responsible for developing and implementing the design plan, will serve as Manager on Duty during the exhibition, and will supervise the volunteers who assist with light fabrication and installation/de-installation. They will support seasonal exhibition planning, installation, and de-installation while also providing visual display and lighting support for other Garden events. They will be forward-thinking, innovative, team-oriented, and adaptable, with a proven record of success in designing and managing lighting displays and/or exhibitions.

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Posted August 2, 2022
Animal Care and Exhibit Specialist
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Burlington, Vermont
Monthly Salary: $37,390 – $49,705

The Animal Care and Exhibit Specialist is a team player who will support the Animal Care Department to provide state of the industry animal care and husbandry for ECHO’s reptile, amphibian and fish collection that promotes optimal health and longevity for our animal ambassadors. In addition, this position creates, maintains and repairs animal exhibits; and assists with building maintenance to ensure a positive visitor experience.

ECHO’s mission is to inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, the wonder of nature, and the care of Lake Champlain. ECHO is an innovative science and nature center committed to engaging diverse public audiences and providing experiential, relevant and lifelong educational experiences for all our guests. This position requires demonstrated experience in animal husbandry consistent with ECHO’s mission. This position will be full time, non-exempt and will be scheduled for five, eight-hour days per week, including one weekend day. Occasionally, this position will be required to work holidays and overtime. For a full job description please visit http://echovt.org/jobs.html

ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates for employment who will contribute to our diversity. ECHO requires all of our employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@echovermont.org with Animal Care and Exhibits Specialist position in the subject line. Apply by August 19, 2022

Posted July 21, 2022
Director of Environmental Science & Living Collections
Da Vinci Science Center
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Monthly Salary: $75,000 – $90,000 + full benefits

As an integral member of the Museum Operations team the Director will support the science center’s mission to bring Science to Life and Lives to Science. The Director will develop and oversee all aspects of the science center’s animal and plant collections that will be incorporated into a major new science center scheduled to open in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania in Spring 2024 and lead content development efforts for the new Lehigh River Watershed exhibit gallery, coordinating all efforts with the exhibit design firm that will design, fabricate, and install the exhibit. The Director will also be responsible for leading the development of environmental science, conservation, and living collections related exhibits, public and reserved programs to be delivered within the new Science Center. A strong candidate should have a deep understanding of environmental science, conservation, animal care, and a passion for providing a safe, welcoming, and fun experience for visitors, program participants, volunteers, and staff.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted July 12, 2022
Curator Life Sciences
California Science Center
Los Angeles, California
Monthly Salary: $8,452 – $9,599

The California Science Center is recruiting a Curator of Life Sciences! The Curator of Life Sciences is a unique State of California civil service position under the classification Administrator, Science Programs. This role will oversee our award-winning Ecosystems exhibits, direct the development of exciting new life sciences exhibits, and work closely with a dynamic cross-departmental team to ensure the ongoing success of the Science Center’s live animal exhibits. A PhD is required, with expertise in areas of biology related to ecology, biodiversity, conservation, environmental science, and/or climate change. Experience with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums accreditation process is a plus.

The first step in a civil service recruitment process includes a required examination. The examination will be used to determine eligibility for hire in the Administrator, Science Program classification. Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be invited to apply for the job once it is posted publicly.

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