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Posted September 3, 2021
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Salary: $62,500, Benefits Paid

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the only congressionally chartered museum in the nuclear field. It tells the story of the Atomic Age, from early developments such as the Manhattan Project and Cold War, to today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology such as nuclear medicine and energy.

The Museum Curator will serve as the content expert for all areas of museum’s mission context as it relates to collections and exhibitions. This will include research, writing, editing, administration of technical advisory review process and setting curatorial collaboration of exhibitions, public programming, communications regarding collections, community engagement, participation in collections acquisition activities, and responses to external scholarly inquiry activities. Visit nuclearmuseum.org for more details, and send resume and cover letter to the museum’s Deputy Director at jhayden@nuclearmuseum.org.

Posted September 3, 2021
Exhibits Technician
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Salary: $35,000, full-time, paid benefits

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History tells the story of the Atomic Age, from early developments such as the Manhattan Project, to today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

The Exhibits Technician is responsible for all technical aspects of museum internal and external exhibit maintenance and restoration program activities in Heritage Park, a 9-acre outside display field where seven fixed-wing aircraft are displayed as well as other historical objects. Under the supervision of the Director of Exhibits and Facilities, this individual will be the leader of a group of volunteers and occasional staff that will take on the restoration of objects in Heritage Park on a project-by-project basis, as well as other interior projects. Visit nuclearmuseum.org to learn more about this position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to rpainter@nuclearmuseum.org.

Featured Job—

Posted July 28, 2021
Exhibit Designer
Gyroscope, Inc.
Oakland, California
Salary Range: $50,000–$80,000 (depending on experience)

Gyroscope, Inc., is an award-winning museum design firm offering comprehensive services in planning, architecture, and exhibit design for cultural organizations. We are seeking a full-time creative and collaborative exhibit designer to work as part of our team in Oakland, California, to develop and design innovative projects that redefine museum and educational environments.

For more details, please see the full job description: www.gyroscopeinc.com/jobs.

Posted July 28, 2021
Project Manager – Exhibits
Scott Family Amazeum
Bentonville, Arkansas
Salary Range: $36,000–$45,000

The Scott Family Amazeum is looking for a skilled exhibits project manager. This individual will collaboratively lead the Amazeum’s Creative Studio team with daily exhibits operations as well as with the planning, development, and co-creation of a variety of small-scale and large-scale interactive exhibits and immersive experiences. For more details and to apply please click here.

Featured Job—

Posted July 13, 2021
Senior Director of Exhibits
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco, California
Salary Range: $180,000–$220,000

California Academy of Sciences seeks a Senior Director of Exhibits to lead the creative development process for inspiring exhibits using engaging, innovative storytelling.

For full details and to apply: koyapartners.com/search/cal-academy-senior-director-of-exhibits.

Featured Job—

Posted June 25, 2021
Director of Collections and Exhibits
Museum of Science & History (MoSH)
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary Range: $60,000–$95,000

Located in Memphis, Tennessee, MoSH is a well-established 501(c)(3) seeking to create a community of people who share a richer understanding of one another and the world around us. The Museum consists of the Pink Palace Museum, the Lichterman Nature Center, the Coon Creek Science Center, and other historical properties. We inspire discovery through collecting, preserving, and interpreting the cultural histories and natural sciences that shape our region.

The Director of Collections and Exhibits aligns the activities of the registration, conservation, and exhibitions of the museum with respect to collection care and preservation, loan activity, procurement, set up and maintenance of temporary exhibitions, community engagement, and interaction with the permanent collection. Working with the Program Administrator, the Director guides, supervises, and mentors staff and manages the budgets of the department. The Director assumes responsibility for all areas of collections and exhibitions stewardship, including the documentation, storage, handling, packing/unpacking, transportation, and insurance of all works entering and leaving the museum, and for ensuring proper care of items within the museum.

Applications accepted until Friday, July 30. To apply, submit one document with cover letter (providing your salary requirements and how you learned about the position) and your resume via email to alex.eilers@memphistn.gov. More information can be found on our website at www.memphismuseums.org/join/employment/jobs-at-the-pink-palace-museum.

Posted June 15, 2021
External Tank Hardware Installation Specialist/Restoration Assistant
California Science Center
Los Angeles, California
Wage: $50.00/hour

The External Tank Hardware Installation Specialist/Restoration Assistant is responsible for operating boom lifts and installing hardware to match the original configuration of the external tank, ET-94. The External Tank Hardware Installation Specialist/Restoration Assistant will be primarily responsible for installation work to prepare the tank for display in a vertical launch configuration with Endeavour and its solid rocket boosters in the new Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center. They will also assist the External Tank Foam Restoration Specialist with restoration and installation of the foam onto ET-94.

Click here to review the job description. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HR@cscmail.org.

Posted June 5, 2021
Exhibit Technician
Buffalo Museum of Science
Buffalo, New York
Salary: $35,000 (commensurate) Full Time / Non-Exempt

The Buffalo Museum of Science believes that science creates opportunities and shapes our world. We take pride in providing an environment that inspires curiosity, self-directed learning, and fun for our guests of all ages.

The Exhibit Technician supports the exhibits team ensures exhibits, and signs are in excellent condition.

  • Maintains and repairs more than 60,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and signage, ensuring working order.
  • Regularly updates exhibits information and reporting systems.
  • Looks for ways to improve exhibit functionality and upkeep with increased efficiency.
  • Collaborates with contractors and staff to develop, build, and implement exhibit experiences.
  • Experience in fabrication (carpentry, painting, electrical, digital).
  • Competence working with hand tools, power tools, and equipment.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Understands and acts upon directives from supervisors.
  • Self-motivated, team player.Evenings, weekends as necessary.

Please send cover letter, resume, references to David Cinquino, Director of Exhibits, dcinquino@sciencebuff.org.


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