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Posted September 14, 2021
Membership and Marketing Manager
Museum Education Roundtable
Remote / Washington, DC
Salary Range: $19/hour
The Museum Education Roundtable (MER) seeks a part time, remote Membership and Marketing Manager to manage communications, membership, and organizational materials. This position plays an essential role in caring for MER’s members, communicating MER and the Journal of Museum Education (JME) through multiple platforms, coordinating with MER board members and staff as well as with JME’s publisher Taylor & Francis, and supporting MER’s equity and inclusion work. Ideal candidates will have strong communication and organizational skills, a growth mindset, and commitments to museum education, equity, and inclusion. This position is estimated at 38 hours a month and does not include benefits. Compensation is $19/hr. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S., and ideally will live or have easy access to the DC metro area where MER is incorporated (position is remote). Applications due by September 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST. For more information and to apply: http://www.museumedu.org/about/jobs/
Posted July 28, 2021
Guest Services Manager
Scott Family Amazeum
Salary Range: $36,000–$45,000
The Guest Services Manager will be a passionate champion for the guest and responsible for setting the stage for an amazing experience. This people connector will motivate a guest-focused front-line team which includes admissions, Curiosity Corner (museum store), and other business revenue centers (events, parties, rentals, and cafe). This is an impact role that provides hands-on, exemplary leadership in refining the guest services culture.
Click here to review the full job description and to apply.
Posted July 27, 2021
Director of Talent Development
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Salary Range: $64,100–$86,600
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed science and nature center committed to inspiring and engaging families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain. Our vision is for a science-savvy community where people and nature thrive together.
ECHO seeks an experienced senior professional to guide the development and execution of strategies to strengthen and align ECHO’s culture with our strategic and growth objectives. The Director will define and establish performance standards and design, implement, and manage the end-to-end human resources and organizational development processes to support talent acquisition, retention, and leadership development.
The Director will create and execute a strategic talent investment roadmap focused on strengthening our workforce, amplifying employee experience, purposely distinguishing our culture, and developing leaders to live our values to deliver best in class results for a museum.
The Director will report to the Executive Director and will partner with the Senior Leadership Team, employees, and external partners to ensure ECHO lives its mission to “inspire and engage families in the joy of scientific discovery, wonder of nature, and care of Lake Champlain.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2021.
ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. ECHO requires all of our employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Posted July 23, 2021
Visitor Services Manager
Fort Davis, Texas
Salary Range: $46,000–$54,000
McDonald Observatory is located in the beautiful Davis Mountains, with a Visitors Center that serves 80,000 annually. We seek a Visitor Services Manager to create a welcoming and engaging environment; manage reservations, admissions, special events, and membership services; and use a data-driven approach to foster visitor engagement and support the observatory’s education and outreach mission, increase audiences, and generate revenue. This position is security sensitive. Go to utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff for a complete description and to apply for job requisition number R_00014373.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.
Posted July 14, 2021
Creative Discovery Museum
Wage: $17.00/hour; full-time with benefits
Creative Discovery Museum seeks a full-time Evaluation Manager to work across all departments of the Museum to embed evaluation practices in all we do and maximize usage and understanding of all data being collected. This person will lead the implementation of consistent and sustainable evaluation processes to understand the effectiveness of exhibits, the success of education programs, audience preferences, and the impact of museum programs and exhibits on visitors.
The ideal candidate will have experience conducting evaluation with children and families and have a passion for preparing evaluation reports, data visualization, and analyzing data. Capacity to use an array of research tools, survey platforms, and statistical software is also important. Out-of-the box thinking to make methodology fun and interactive (when appropriate) is a plus. A master’s degree in museum studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, statistics, education theory, or a related field of the humanities or social sciences is preferred.
To view the full job posting and submit an online application visit www.applicantpro.com/openings/cdmfun/jobs/1873731-149661.
Apply by Sunday, August 8, 2021.
Posted July 11, 2021
Science Experience Manager
International Centre for Life
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Salary: around £28,000 (dependent on experience)
Would you like to join a charitable trust that’s unlike any other in the world? The International Centre for Life (or “Life” as we’re known) is a pioneering science village in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. We are proudly independent, entrepreneurial, and quirky—and we are always interested in hearing from people with the talent, drive, and skills to help us continue to make a difference.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic professional with experience managing programs and teams in an informal learning environment or visitor attraction. You will manage the development and delivery of an innovative and high-quality experience for visitors.
Full details are available at jobs.life.org.uk. Apply by Friday, July 30.
Posted July 7, 2021
Retail Assistant Manager
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Salary Range: $40,000–$52,000
If you’re looking for a fun work environment that inspires learning and conservation, Frost Science is a great place to build your career, and you’ll be joining a world-class institution embarking on its future in a new, state-of-the-art location.
Frost Science is seeking an Assistant Manager to run the day-to-day operation of the retail store and the retail inventory at a world-class museum in a diverse community. Join our team for a fast-paced, collaborative working environment that supports employees as they manage priorities such as finances, retirement planning, and health care.
The museum is committed to our employees’ professional growth, offers competitive benefits, and understands the value of work-life balance.
Apply today at www.frostscience.org/careers!
Posted June 30, 2021
Guest Experience Manager
Virtual Science Center
San Jose, California
Wage Range: $28.00–$30.00 per hour
Virtual Science Center is looking for a Guest Experience Manager for our temporary, pop-up science exhibit, Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality. The exhibition includes unique interactives about the science of VR and stations where guests can have arcade-like VR experiences.
While on duty, you will be responsible for overseeing the Guest Experience staff and cultivating an environment that is safe, engaging, and inspiring for both guests and staff. You will be responsible for daily operations, including turning the exhibits on or off, troubleshooting, and ticketing both on site, and through a ticketing system.
Virtual Science Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted June 30, 2021
Director, Content and Social
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary Range: $55,000–$60,000
We are looking for a curious, motivated, and innovative content creator and strategist to be chief storyteller for the Discovery Place Museums and brand. As our head of content development and social, you will discover, create, source, and share compelling content to delight and engage audiences, while achieving strategic positioning objectives.
Scope includes developing content strategy, building and maintaining a deep connection to our audiences, managing our organic social channels and managing the creation all content (written, video, photo, etc.) for the four Discovery Place Museums. The ideal candidate has deep experience managing social media and developing strategic stories in all formats.
Click here to learn more about this career opportunity and to apply.
Posted May 5, 2021
Director of Communications and Engagement (DCE)
The Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) at the University of Chicago
Salary Range: $80,000–$90,000
The Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) at the University of Chicago seeks a Director of Communications and Engagement (DCE). Among IMSI’s three strategic pillars (Science, Communications, Broadening Participation), Communications is key to advancing IMSI’s societally relevant scientific mission by building audience for IMSI activities, translating IMSI science for broad audiences, and lowering barriers to participation from groups historically underrepresented in the mathematical sciences. The DCE will be a leader in developing and executing IMSI’s communications and public engagement plan. To learn more, go to uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Director-of-Communications-and-Engagement_JR10843.