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Posted September 29, 2022
STEM Center Manager
Museum of Discovery and Science
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000

The STEM Center Manager will be responsible for the design and implementation of the museum’s Aviation Academy which will cultivate more STEM professionals and build pathways to propel middle and high school students to take courses in aerospace technologies and pursue degrees that lead to careers in aviation. In addition, the STEM Center Manager will be responsible for the supervision and management operations of the STEM Center PreK-12 school programs and camps and grant funded projects.

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in a STEM-related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a museum or educational setting with an emphasis on aviation, secondary education and curriculum development. Must have proven successes in managing large budgets and projects. This position requires a highly organized individual with a commitment to creating partnerships and delivering high quality Aviation and STEM programs. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills required and be self-motivated. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and lift 50 lbs. Must be available to work weekdays, and some evenings, weekends, and holidays. valid class E driver’s license required. DFWP / EEO / No phone calls please.

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Posted September 29, 2022
Director, Science Experience
TELUS World of Science – Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada
Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000 annually, commensurate with experience, plus a generous manager-level benefits package

TELUS World of Science is seeking a highly qualified Director, Science Experience who is a highly motivated individual with a history of taking initiative, generating creative solutions, and inspiring others. They will have a demonstrable passion for science, programs, and community engagement. The candidate is skilled in managing multiple projects with competing priorities, can mobilize a team in a collaborative environment, and are flexible in a rapidly changing environment.

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Posted September 29, 2022
Executive Director
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Burlington, Vermont
Salary Range: $150,000 to $225,000; Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable

The ECHO, Leahy Center of Lake Champlain seeks a bold and visionary Executive Director to lead all staff in fulfilling the museum’s mission to inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain. Building on the museum’s strengths and successful evolution, the ideal candidate will be energized by the opportunity to work collaboratively with both the board and staff on four priority areas: designing and implementing a new strategic plan, building additional financial capacity, developing and empowering the internal team, and engaging with external partners and community members. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to meaningfully engage all constituencies in the development of a compelling strategic plan that propels the museum into its next chapter and beyond. A demonstrated track record of aligning resources to simultaneously address both current operational needs and progress on strategic priorities is equally important. Evidence of innovative thinking coupled with knowledge of best practices and data-informed decision-making is strongly desired.

Top candidates will have a penchant for action while also consistently demonstrating a transparent and consultative style of decision-making. They will be an exceptional communicator and possess the ability to inspire and motivate staff at all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will demonstrate evidence of inclusive and equitable leadership in previous work experiences. They will view leadership through a growth mindset and will relish the opportunity to support and develop staff and teams to drive maximum operational effectiveness while fostering a positive work culture.

The Executive Director will provide overall leadership and management of the day-to-day operations of the museum and its staff. As such, strong candidates will be able to provide leadership, through and in collaboration with Senior Staff, on exhibit and educational planning, financial and risk management, human resources, marketing/communications, retail and event management, facility maintenance, and animal care. Candidates must be able to develop meaningful relationships that expand the museum’s relevance and relevance within the community. Direct experience in fundraising, and the ability to cultivate funds through both individual solicitations and grant or foundation-sourced contributions, is required. The ability to leverage professional networks and relationships to develop new partnerships and funding sources is viewed as a valuable asset.

The successful candidate will possess, through a combination of academic experience and professional achievement, a strong science-related background. The ideal candidate will also hold a heartfelt passion for ECHO’s mission and a deep love of science education, native wildlife, and environmental stewardship. Review of candidates will begin immediately, with a preferred application date of October 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to ECHOED@hawleyconsultingservices.com. All correspondence will be treated as confidential and references will not be contacted without prior permission. ECHO is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates for employment who will contribute to our diversity. ECHO requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is an innovative science and nature museum located on the Burlington Waterfront. Open daily, ECHO encourages visitors to view the natural environment as part of their neighborhood and to explore, learn about, and consider opportunities for stewardship. Since 1995, we have taught more than 3 million visitors about the role of science in our culture and lives. ECHO leverages its unique setting to inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain. To learn more about ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, visit: https://www.echovermont.org/

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