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Posted December 23, 2021
Executive Director
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Salary Range: $90,000–$94,000

American Alliance of Museums-accredited museum seeks exceptional individual with in-depth knowledge and passion for natural history and science. Seeking experienced, hands-on manager, effective leader and builder of collaborative, inspired teams who brings knowledge of the latest museum trends; innovative collaborations, compelling virtual programming, vibrant social engagement, balancing research activities with public programming, and strategies for support of formal and informal science education. A strategic thinker with authentic diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI) commitment and exceptional interpersonal and public relations skills, the director will cultivate enthusiastic, sustained development, quality operational strategies, and profound community impact. Read the full job description.

Posted December 16, 2021
Portfolio Director
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Lincoln, Massachusetts
Salary Range: $110,000–$120,000

The Trustees of Reservations is seeking a Portfolio Director to lead Operations and Engagement at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The Portfolio Director leads and manages business operations, budgets, visitor services, security, special events, community engagement, public programming, facilities and grounds, the corporate art loan program and oversees volunteers and a full-time staff of eight. Requirements: 10 years of leadership, management, museum, or nonprofit experience. Salary range is $110,000-$120,000, plus benefits. The Trustees of Reservations is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity. Apply by January 24, 2022.  Read full job details.

Posted December 16, 2021
Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary Range: $130,000–$180,000

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has become Atlanta’s premier source of hands-on and exploratory learning for young children, a recognized authority on children’s informal learning, a committed advocate on behalf of children, and a signature element in Atlanta’s cultural landscape. The Executive Director is charged with overseeing all aspects of the organization. Combining a strong managerial skill set built on a foundation of relevant experience, an authentic desire to work collaboratively, and a passion for the power of exploration and play, the new leader will bring the multiple talents required to ensure that the Museum realizes its ambitious aspirations. Learn more about this position.

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Posted December 15, 2021
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Knight Vice President of Education
Miami, Florida
Salary Range: $125,000–$150,000

Frost Science is seeking a strategic leader to join the senior staff as the museum’s next Knight Vice President of Education. This position is responsible for the development and management of all educational initiatives within the museum and those that serve the community at large. Join the Frost Science team for a fast-paced, collaborative working environment that includes oversight of innovative, inquiry-based approaches to STEM education and exhibits that increase people’s understanding of and interest in science. Apply today!

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Posted November 30, 2021
Director of Museum Operations
The Science Museum of Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Salary Range: $95,000–$125,000

The Science Museum of Virginia is seeking a dynamic Director of Museum Operations, who will be directly responsible for the guest experience at the Science Museum of Virginia. This position will provide leadership and oversight through hands-on management of the museum floor operation departments, leading the business and service operations of these departments, developing operational strategies that achieve quality results and ensure a superior guest experience. Strategic and thoughtful, this position advocates for and implements new and innovative ideas for service and welcoming engagement.
Read the full position description and application instructions.


Posted October 18, 2021
Executive Officer/Executive Director
San Francisco, California
Salary: $540,000

The Exploratorium in San Francisco, a pioneering, world-class learning laboratory, seeks a creative, strategic, collaborative partner and servant leader to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director. Working closely with staff and the Managing Director, and reporting to the Board of Trustees, the CEO/ED will join a vibrant intellectual community committed to the values of lifelong learning and teaching, curiosity and inquiry, community, iteration and evidence, integrity and authenticity, sustainability, and inclusion and respect. The Exploratorium is at the nexus of cutting-edge disciplines in art, science, education, and media/technology; the CEO/ED will guide this institution into the future, advancing its vision of a world where all people think for themselves and can confidently ask questions, question answers, and understand the world around them. Read the full position description.

Posted October 18, 2021
Chief Executive Officer
Science Mill
Johnson City, Texas
Salary Range: $90,000–$110,000

The CEO will be the face, indeed the heart and soul, of the Science Mill’s vision, exhibiting a passion that will inspire everyone this leader encounters. The CEO will oversee operations, finance, marketing, and development, and will be tasked with expanding the Science Mill’s footprint throughout the region and the state. Additionally, as the Science Mill grows, the CEO will be responsible for building and managing the organizational structure and team needed to fuel the Science Mill’s expansion.  Read the full position description.

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Posted September 30, 2021
Executive Director
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
Port Townsend, Washington
Salary Range: $70,000–$80,000 with full benefits

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center (PTMSC) is seeking a visionary and entrepreneurial leader who will guide the organization as it transitions into a new facility, ensuring PTMSC’s ability to meet its mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director implements the science center’s strategic plan by leading people, leading change, exercising business acumen, and building coalitions. The full position description and application instructions can be found at https://ptmsc.org/exec_director_2021.

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Posted September 3, 2021
Executive Director
Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)
Arlington, Virginia
Salary Range: $150,000–$175,000

The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) is seeking a visionary Executive Director with a passion for children and their development to channel the collective strength of its membership to chart a course for the future.   

The Executive Director will have at least eight years of leadership experience that demonstrates the ability to innovate, think strategically, and facilitate collaborative decision making.  The annual salary range for this role is $150,000 to $175,000 plus benefits.   

ACM has retained Morris & Berger to conduct this search.  To view the full position description and apply, please visit: https://www.morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2166.

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