Exhibits Developer [Lake County Forest Preserves]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 18, 1973 in job announcements |
Full-time Position
Salary Range: $37,221.00 – $45,931.00 Annually
Location: Lake County Discovery Museum
Application deadline: April 26, 2013
Date posted: April 5, 2013

Responsible for the conceptualization, design, fabrication, and installation of new exhibitions and the maintenance of existing exhibitions at the Lake County Discovery Museum and at preserves/galleries around the District. Projects include temporary exhibitions, outdoor exhibit elements, as well as small installations and element refurbishments to current exhibitions. Additional information about the museum may be found at the website www.lakecountydiscoverymuseum.org. Performs heavy lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.



Bachelor’s degree in design, museum studies, fine arts, industrial technology or other field related to the development of informal learning environments. Five years experience working in a museum setting or informal learning environments. Sound knowledge of professional museum practices and standards for exhibit design set forth by the American Alliance of Museums. Proficient in the use of a variety of power tools and fabrication techniques. Graphic design skills and experience working with computer based interactives and audio visual equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Interest in Forest Preserve employment should be indicated by submitting a resume and salary history as well as a completed Forest Preserve Employment Application.

Download the Employment Application in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), request one by email, or pick one up at our General Offices.

Completed applications should be returned to:

Lake County Forest Preserve District
Human Resources Department
1899 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60048

Applications are accepted only for posted positions. Complete a job interest card for other positions for which you are interested. The card will be kept on file for six months pending an opening, and will be mailed to you should an opening occur.

The Lake County Forest Preserve District was created in 1958 under Illinois law as a special purpose unit of government. Our mission is to preserve a dynamic and unique system of diverse natural and cultural resources, and to develop innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities of regional value that reflect a commitment to environmental and fiscal responsibility.


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