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Posted December 17, 2019
Engagement and Experience Manager
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Manchester, Vermont
Salary: $55,000

Do you believe art museums should be places of quiet reflection and introspection, and that interpretation should promote the most advanced scholarship in the museum field?

If so, please skip our ad.

However, if you think that art could be fun, challenging, inspirational, and powerful if only art museums took a page out of the playbook of zoos, children’s museums, or amusement parks: you might be for us.

If you find the challenge of making a traditional art center a place that’s alive, vibrant, and active through its exhibitions and programming: you might be for us.

If you can work with contemporary artists, gallerists, and peer museums to find or create new and innovative exhibitions: you might be for us.

If you can develop digital scavenger hunts, selfie stations, low-tech and high-tech games, and visitor-inspired content: you might be for us.

If you can do all of these things and manage the associated budgets, contracts, negotiations, and volunteers/staff required to implement them: you might be for us.

Southern Vermont Arts Center seeks an Engagement and Experience Manager who is bold, creative, adventurous, and entrepreneurial to help us change the game. Show us what you’ve got! For full description, please visit: www.svac.org/opportunities.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and relevant project samples to: Anne Corso, Executive Director, Southern Vermont Arts Center, P.O. Box 617, Manchester, VT 05254, acorso@svac.org.

Posted October 23, 2019
Exhibitions Manager
The Witte Museum
San Antonio, Texas
Salary Range: $48,000-$55,000

The Witte Museum is a catalyst for creating San Antonio as a City on the Rise, shaping the future of Texas. The Witte recently completed a once-in-a-hundred-years, $100 million transformation, placing the museum on par with Top Tier institutions. Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is San Antonio’s premier museum that inspires people to shape the future of Texas through transformative and relevant experiences in nature, science and culture.

The Exhibitions Manager is responsible for maintaining the museum’s permanent exhibitions and managing the installation of temporary exhibitions. The Exhibitions Manager is a well-rounded craftsperson who draws upon specialized fabrication and technical skills, including multimedia interactive experience, to lead a team of exhibit technicians in constructing new exhibit elements, troubleshooting existing elements, and proactively sustaining physical and mechanical exhibit systems. The Exhibitions Manager is a champion for the Museum’s overall aesthetics and visitor experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the Exhibits Team in the fabricating, building and installing transformative exhibitions
  • Prepares exhibit installation and maintenance checklists and timelines
  • Coordinates with outside suppliers and contractors by building relationships, negotiating costs, evaluating services provided, and managing service agreements and contracts
  • Coordinates the shipping and receiving of traveling exhibits, exhibit components, exhibit-related materials and supplies, and maintaining storage for exhibits and crates
  • Works collaboratively with the team to troubleshoot, restore, repair, and rebuild existing physical, mechanical, and multimedia AV exhibit components

For a full job description and how to apply visit us at www.wittemuseum.org/employment.

Posted August 15, 2019
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 full job description: www.gyroscopeinc.com/jobs.

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